David KeysArchaeologists have just completed the most detailed study ever carried out of the life story of a prehistoric Briton.
Larry ElliottThe political row over falling living standards was stoked on Tuesday as it emerged that earnings-squeezed and pension-poor Britons born in the 1960s and 70s need inherited wealth to be better off in retirement than people born in earlier decades.
David BlairNelson Mandela’s dignified state funeral on Sunday was in stark contrast to the tumultuous memorial ceremony last week. A guard of honour, a gun carriage and a carefully chosen audience of a few thousand replaced a rainswept football stadium in Soweto, filled with hurriedly assembled world leaders, exchanging embarrassing “selfies” and watching their words converted into random hand movements by a sign-language interpreter who later claimed to see angels.
Keith CoffmanDENVER (Reuters) - The parents of a teenager who stormed into his Colorado high school and opened fire with a shotgun, critically wounding a classmate, said on Monday they "cannot begin to understand" his actions and were praying for the victim.
David G. SavageWASHINGTON — A federal judge has for the first time ruled that the National Security Agency's once-secret policy of collecting the dialing records of all phone calls in the country probably violates the Constitution, a defeat for the government that could alter the political debate over the controversial program and set up an eventual review by the Supreme Court.
Dan Balz and Scott ClementPresident Obama is ending his fifth year in office matching the worst public approval ratings of his presidency, with record numbers of Americans saying they disapprove of his job performance and his once-hefty advantages over Republicans in Congress eroded in many areas, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.