An unresponsive small plane that lost contact with ground controllers Friday morning during a flight from Rochester, N.Y., to Naples, Fla., crashed into the sea off the island of Jamaica, Jamaican officials told the Associated Press.
A local mother claims Oakleaf High School forced her daughter to swap her too-short skirt for what she calls a “shame suit.” On the third day of school she says her daughter unintentionally broke the school dress code, and the punishment was humiliating.
Attorney General Eric Holder announced a DOJ civil rights investigation of the Ferguson police department.
Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday that the federal civil rights investigation into the 2012 killing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin remains active, noting “recent developments” in the case.
Spurred by President Obama’s climate action plan, the Department of Energy is pumping out new standards for refrigerators, dishwashers, air conditioners, ceiling fans, furnaces, boilers, water heaters, lamps and many more appliances.
After the massive release of naked photos of stars including Oscar-winner Jennifer Lawrence, some experts said it should be treated as a sex crime, rather that just an Internet or privacy breach.
UPDATE: Henry Davis Jr. has pleaded guilty to reckless driving in a July traffic incident. The special prosecutor has dropped DUI and endangerment charges.
A record 92,269,000 Americans 16 and older did not participate in the labor force in August, as the labor force participation rate matched a 36-year low of 62.8 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Maine Gov. Paul LePage reversed state bureaucrats and vowed to defy a state Supreme Court court ruling if necessary to back a teen mom seeking to lift a “Do Not Resuscitate” order from her one-year-old baby, who was allegedly shaken into a coma but miraculously recovered.
So it seems Wal-Mart is making a change to its dress code, and for some employees, that means buying some new clothes.
Thousands of fast-food workers across 150 cities nationwide gathered today to call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage.