Lufthansa could face unlimited liability, after the pilot allegedly brought the plane down deliberately. Here in the U.S., employment experts say monitoring employees' mental health status raises a thicket of complicated issues.
According to the Air Line Pilots Association, most U.S.
The Justice Department will not pursue criminal contempt charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner, who was at the center of a political storm over the agency's alleged targeting of conservative groups. The announcement came from Ronald Machen, the outgoing U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, to House Speaker John Boehner. (The letter is embedded at the bottom of this story.)
Here's the background: Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment rights and refused to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in March 2014.
You can walk, run, bike, swim or even roll around in the mud to raise money for a cause.
Now, a community of about 250,000 people has found a way to tax not just sugary beverages, but also junk food. At the same time, it's making fresh produce more affordable in one of the hardest regions in the U.S.
The indictment alleges that Menendez abused his office to benefit Salomon Melgen, a Florida eye doctor who was the senator's friend and donor.
In what is believed to be a first in the United States, the common council of Madison, Wis., has voted to amend the city's equal opportunities ordinance "to add nonreligion as a protected class."
The legislation adds atheists to the categories of people who could potentially face discrimination.
But every once in a while, one of these viral inhabitants might help us out.
Young people infected with a type of herpes virus have a better immune response to the flu vaccine than those not infected, scientists at Stanford University report Wednesday.
The glow had barely dimmed on Comedy Central's unveiling of comedian Trevor Noah as the new host of The Daily Show when Noah's Twitter past came under fire. His critics have called some of his old tweets offensive, racist, misogynistic, homophobic and — the charge that seems to be getting the most attention — anti-Semitic.
Noah is a globally successfully comedian whose repertoire includes riffs on race and ethnicity. He's known for regularly pushing the envelope in his routines.
NPR's Alice Fordham, who returned from a short visit to Tikrit on Wednesday, says "a motley coalition" of police, soldiers and Shiite Muslim militiamen have worked with Iranian advisers on the ground and warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition in the air to flush out the extremists.
Most people who get sinusitus feel better in a week, the doctors say, and many of those infections are caused by viruses.
But for at least the last five years, it's grown more and more violent: first, when the Zetas broke away from the Gulf Cartel, and more recently as a new feud has broken out between two factions within the Gulf.
It's the current hotspot in the mafia wars that seem to shift every few years up and down the U.S.-Mexico border.
One defendant, teacher Dessa Curb, was acquitted of all charges, according to WSB-TV's Richard Elliot.
According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Fulton County Superior Court Judg
We thought it was sacred. We thought it would be there forever. Then, the Borg came.
Plans are underway to "assimilate the Space Needle" with the construction of a mixed-use high-rise on the property the landmark currently occupies, according to a notice posted Wednesday.
Almost two-thirds of Americans now own a smartphone, a new report from the Pew Research Center shows.
The announcement, which was made on television today, goes into effect immediately. But, as reporter Michael Sullivan is telling our Newscast unit, while the lifting of martial law is good news, critics say what it's being replaced with is worse.
That law is Article 44, which gives Gen. Prayuth Chan-ocha, the leader of last year's coup, sweeping powers over the Thai government.