The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down an overall cap on the amount that large campaign donors can give to parties and candidates in a two-year election cycle.
Senior officials of Caterpillar Inc. defended the company against accusations that it had used an affiliate in Switzerland to avoided paying some $2.4 billion in taxes over a 12-year period.
Here is some of the latest news from Oso, Wash., the tiny community north of Seattle that was devastated by a mudslide on March 22.
The extent of the damage isn’t yet clear and the six deaths reported so far may be followed by news of other fatalities.
In his first show since a controversy erupted over a Comedy Central tweet about one of his skits last week, Stephen Colbert poked fun at the media, his network and himself Monday night, declaring that despite a #CancelColbert campaign against his show on Twitter, “I’m still here.”
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will require all new vehicles — from small subcompacts to commercial vans — to have “rear visibility technology” beginning in May 2018.
“The head of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 has raised the possibility that no wreckage from the passenger jet may ever be found, revealing authorities have a very poor understanding about how fast or far it traveled,” The Sydney Morning Herald writes.
A day after Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly promised that the Kremlin would withdraw some troops from near the border with Ukraine, the head of NATO says he’s seen no movement as yet.
A shot fired by a British Army sniper at a suspected Taliban fighter in Afghanistan last December killed not just the man in the marksman’s sights but also five other men who were thought to be militant soldiers, The Telegraph reports.
The search continues in Oso, Wash., for victims of the massive mudslide that swept through about 50 homes and properties on March 22.