The New York Times
Updated: 8 hours 52 min ago
A young man who participated in a mob attack on a Detroit-area motorist needed a father to “beat the hell” out of him to discourage him from committing such a crime, a judge said Thursday.
The Bureau of Prisons has rejected the Army’s request to accept the transfer of Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Pfc. Bradley Manning, from the military prison at Fort Leavenworth, Kan., to a civilian facility.
As senator after senator offered more criticism of General Motors, Ms. Barra, G.M.’s chief executive, signaled that there were limits to what the company would do.
The first domestically acquired cases of Chikungunya fever, a tropical disease that causes severe joint pain, were found in two Florida residents.
Unusually, the consumer protection agency made Craig Zucker, head of the company, personally liable for the cost of refunds, setting a ceiling of $375,000.
Activists are concerned that longstanding problems like suspected abuses 0f border residents by federal agents are being neglected during the recent surge in illegal crossings.
Among large, fast-growing cities, Austin is the only one with a shrinking African-American population, according to a recent study.
The Montreal Convention requires the airline to pay compensation for passengers killed in a crash, regardless of whether it is at fault.
With bridges and roadways in serious need of repair, and Congress unwilling to free up money, the White House is turning to other sources.
The Obama administration and Congress appear unlikely to take any action to stem the tide of such deals anytime soon.
Although the takeover bid made in recent weeks by 21st Century Fox was unsuccessful, Time Warner may feel pressure to begin talks, potentially reshaping the media industry.
Tariq Abu Khdeir, 15, who relatives say was beaten by Israeli authorities, flew back to Tampa, Fla., and was greeted by cheering supporters waving American and Palestinian flags.