James R. Schlesinger, who served as U.S. secretary of defense under Presidents Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford before becoming the nation’s first energy chief in Jimmy Carter’s administration, has died. He was 85.
With support from women critical to Democrats running in the November congressional elections, President Barack Obama is showcasing his administration’s efforts to improve their economic opportunities.
Robert Mendoza drags a tree trunk to the barricade at the entrance of his neighborhood in San Cristobal as the birthplace of Venezuela’s month-long protest movement braces for an all-out assault by the National Guard.
City University of New York, which graduated 12 Nobel laureates between 1930 and 1950, is making a bid to return to the spotlight by hiring Princeton University economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.
New Jersey’s Essex County College paid $680 to relocate the incoming president’s pet. The state’s Brookdale Community College reimbursed the now-retired president $41,000 for his childrens’ university tuition.