There is a core assumption from guest columnist and academic Brent Skorup that the government is evil and that commercial operations such as Google, Facebook, Apple and Comcast are better [“The Internet is not like an electric or water utility,” Opinion, Aug. 31]. His assertions that we
By finding that BP was, in legal parlance, grossly negligent in the disaster, not merely negligent, U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier opened the possibility of $18 billion in new civil penalties for BP.
Greetings from a balmy Globe Life Park in Arlington where the temperatures are in the mid 90s with some humidity. The Mariners open a four-game series with the Rangers tonight. It will be a matchup of lefties. Rookie Roenis Elias will get the start for Seattle, while Robbie Ross will go for Seattle.
A flash fire that injured 13 people, mainly children, at a Nevada science museum happened when an employee applied the chemicals in the wrong order during a tabletop demonstration about the mechanics of tornadoes, officials said Thursday.
The first member of Rochester's police force to die in the line of duty since 1959 was killed with a single shot fired by a man wanted for a parole violation who fled from a traffic stop, authorities said Thursday.
The announcement that the Justice Department will conduct a civil-rights investigation of the Ferguson Police Department comes nearly a month after Michael Brown's death first raised doubts about the suburban law-enforcement agency.
The federal appeals court in Washington threw out a ruling Thursday that called into question the subsidies that help millions of low- and middle-income people afford their premiums under the president's health care law.