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Bezos Names New Publisher At Washington Post

Bezos Names New Publisher At Washington Post

Washington (AFP) - The Washington Post has a new publisher, owner Jeff Bezos announced Tuesday in his latest move to reshape the prestigious daily for the digital era. Bezos, the ...

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Halliburton Pays $1.1 Bn For Gulf Of Mexico BP Spill

Halliburton Pays $1.1 Bn For Gulf Of Mexico BP Spill

New York (AFP) -- Oil services company Halliburton said Tuesday it would pay a $1.1 billion settlement over its role in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil rig blowout that led to the Uni ...

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Under ‘Rocket Docket,’ Kids Race Time — Few Of Them With A Lawyer

Under ‘Rocket Docket,’ Kids Race Time — Few Of Them With A Lawyer

By Dianne Solis, The Dallas Morning News Lawyers call them "rocket dockets" -- court schedules that speed deportation hearings for Central American children who crossed the U.S. b ...

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Police Shooting Tests South L.A.’s Fragile Goodwill Toward Cops

Police Shooting Tests South L.A.’s Fragile Goodwill Toward Cops

By Kate Mather and Richard Winton, Los Angeles Times Los Angeles Police Assistant Chief Earl Paysinger sat with increasing unease at a church in South Los Angeles as residents ros ...

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Ferguson Fundraiser Mystery Solved — Or Is It?

Ferguson Fundraiser Mystery Solved — Or Is It?

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times Two online fundraising pages that raised more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., were shut do ...

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‘Miracle’ Flight Survivor Says PTSD Related To Her Firing

‘Miracle’ Flight Survivor Says PTSD Related To Her Firing

By Mark Washburn, The Charlotte Observer CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- A survivor of the "Miracle on the Hudson" flight has filed suit against Staples, alleging the office-product giant fire ...

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In Atlantic City, Revel’s Casino Stutters To A Close

In Atlantic City, Revel’s Casino Stutters To A Close

By Amy S. Rosenberg, The Philadelphia Inquirer ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. -- In the end, the Revel ball did not roll off the tower into the ocean, and no buyer emerged in the middle of t ...

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Fundraising Web Pages For Ferguson Cop Still Closed

Fundraising Web Pages For Ferguson Cop Still Closed

By Matt Pearce, Los Angeles Times After raising more than $400,000 for the police officer who killed an unarmed black man in Ferguson, Mo., two donation pages were shut down witho ...

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An Uzi, A 9-Year-Old And American Exceptionalism

An Uzi, A 9-Year-Old And American Exceptionalism

Sometimes you read a sentence and you think to yourself: only here, only us. Here's one such sentence. "A 9-year-old girl from New Jersey accidentally shot and killed her instruct ...

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Suburban Poverty Grows Beyond Ferguson

Suburban Poverty Grows Beyond Ferguson

By Teresa Wiltz, Stateline.org The fires of Ferguson, Mo., run counter to the narrative about suburbia, the story Americans tell themselves about strip malls and rolling lawns, ab ...

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