By DAVID STREITFELD
Planned cuts in the size of a mortgage that can be backed by the federal government may hurt upscale housing markets in high-cost states like New York and California.
By KAREEM FAHIM
The deaths of former government officials in Benghazi, the center of the Libyan resistance, appear to be rooted in vengeance and have raised the specter of a death squad.
By THOM SHANKER and CHARLIE SAVAGE
The death of Osama bin Laden has set off a reassessment of the war in Afghanistan, and the broader war on terrorism.
By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
A hearing in Washington on Wednesday will scrutinize the Peace Corps’ response to sexual assaults against their volunteers.
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By FERNANDA SANTOS
Many of the teachers who would be laid off under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s budget are idealists like Samantha Sherwood who teach in the most challenging classrooms.
By LISA W. FODERARO and WINNIE HU
After failing to derail honors for the playwright Tony Kushner, Jeffrey S. Wiesenfeld said he would not resign.
By BARRY MEIER
A popular category of artificial hip has been linked to severe health effects in some patients.
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