Deserted by their enigmatic father, three brothers struggle to find themselves in Daniel Kehlmann’s tragicomedy.
Few states next week would mark as symbolic a pickup for Republicans as Iowa, which seemed an unlikely get for the GOP just months ago.
The Senate majority leader isn’t on the Nevada ballot this year, but the state’s lieutenant governor race could have big implications for 2016.
Lincoln dealt shrewdly with the publishers and editors of politically powerful 19th-century newspapers.
From the mid-19th century through the 1930s, gay people were at home in Berlin.
Two books about Berlin, past and present, explore its dualities of sex and violence, freedom and fascism.
U.S. employers’ labor costs picked up this summer for the second straight quarter, a sign that worker pay could finally break out of its postrecession pattern of sluggish growth.
The Western effort to freeze Kremlin-connected assets has cost what the U.S. Treasury describes as Russian President Putin’s favored bank nearly $21 million, according to a new U.S. corporate disclosure.
Clive James, 75, who has leukemia, continues to publish poetry and work on other projects in a career that has defied definition.
Eric Frein, a self-described survivalist suspected of fatally shooting a Pennsylvania state trooper last month and eluding capture for nearly seven weeks, was taken into custody Thursday, state police said.
Big banks in the U.S. and Europe are stockpiling billions to pay for a potential trans-Atlantic settlement of allegations that they manipulated foreign-exchange rates.
Medical groups in the U.K. and France say that it would be unethical to hold back experimental Ebola treatments from anyone. U.S. officials say that without control groups getting placebos, it can’t be known whether the drugs are saving lives or killing people.
The federal judge overseeing the bankruptcy of Stockton, Calif., ruled the city can exit court protection after slashing payments to bondholders and raising taxes in order to avoid cutting pensions.
Founders of political wagering site Intrade are back with a new forum for electoral prognosticating, minus one big thing: the wagering.
Thomas Menino, the longest-serving mayor of Boston and a popular figure who oversaw the once-gritty city’s transformation into a cultural and commercial hub, died Thursday. He was 71 years old.
he federal government has cast a wide net looking for Ebola-infected passengers flying into U.S. airports from West Africa, but the stepped-up testing so far has turned up few suspected cases of the deadly virus.