BP is ending its cleanup of the massive Deepwater Horizon oil spill in three Gulf Coast states this month, leaving Louisiana as the only state with ongoing cleanup linked to the company’s Deepwater Horizon Response effort.
The federal government says it will withdraw its appeal of a court order allowing girls of any age to buy emergency contraception, as U.S. agencies move to comply with U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman’s order that “morning-after” pills be made available for purchase without an age restriction, and without a prescription.
We’re a little late noting this poll, but it’s important so we’re backing up a bit: A Pew poll released Monday finds a majority of Americans — 56 percent — think the National Security Agency’s tracking of phone records “is an acceptable way for the government to investigate terrorism.”
Daniel Ellsberg, who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, says Edward Snowden, the man who leaked top secret documents about an NSA surveillance program, showed “the kind of courage that we expect of people on the battlefield.”
For the first time in two years, delegations from North and South Korea sat down for talks aimed at ratcheting down escalating tensions on the peninsula.
A construction worker has turned himself in to police in connection with Wednesday’s building collapse in Philadelphia.
There’s no big news again today from the U.S. Supreme Court — which is sort-of big news in itself because it means we’re still waiting for the justices’ decisions on these major case
Dr. Karen Sciascia of Red Hill, Pa., has delivered thousands of babies in her career. But on a vacation to Montana this week, she helped deliver another life from danger.
Police in India say they’ve arrested three men in connection with the alleged gang rape of an American woman in northern India earlier this week.
The defending champion Heat had been, and may still be, the favorite to win the best-of-seven series.