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Labor Board Rules Northwestern University Players Are Employees

Labor Board Rules Northwestern University Players Are EmployeesA regional director of the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Northwestern University athletes are employees of the school and are allowed to form a union.

White House To Propose Halting NSA Bulk Collection Of Phone Data

White House To Propose Halting NSA Bulk Collection Of Phone DataPresident Obama is reportedly preparing to announce a plan to scrap the government's systematic collection of bulk phone records as part of a far-reaching overhaul of the National Security Agency's controversial electronic surveillance activities.

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Safe, FAA Team Concludes

Boeing 787 Dreamliner Is Safe, FAA Team ConcludesA year-long review of the Boeing 787, which experienced problems such as fuel leaks and a battery fire, has concluded that the plane is safe.

Prime Minister: ‘Deliberate Action’ Disabled Missing Jet’s Systems

Prime Minister: ‘Deliberate Action’ Disabled Missing Jet’s SystemsMalaysia's prime minister says he is now certain that someone disabled the communication systems on the passenger jet that disappeared last week with 239 people aboard.

Obama Orders Review Of Deportation Practices

Obama Orders Review Of Deportation PracticesDuring a meeting with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus, President Obama said he had ordered the Department of Homeland Security to review deportation procedures and see if they can be made more humane.

Judge Throws Out Fine Against User Of Small Drone

Judge Throws Out Fine Against User Of Small DroneA federal judge has dismissed a Federal Aviation Administration fine against a man who flew a drone near the University of Virginia to film a commercial video in 2011.

Virus Locked In Siberian Ice For 30,000 Years Is Revived In Lab

Virus Locked In Siberian Ice For 30,000 Years Is Revived In LabScientists at a laboratory in France have thawed out and revived an ancient virus found in the Siberian permafrost, making it infectious again for the first time in 30,000 years.

Harold Ramis, ‘Ghostbuster’ Actor And ‘Groundhog Day’ Director, Dies

Harold Ramis, ‘Ghostbuster’ Actor And ‘Groundhog Day’ Director, DiesHarold Ramis, who was in the director's chair for the comedies Groundhog Day and Caddyshack and was one of the stars of the Ghostbuster movies, has died. He was 69.

1 In 4 Americans Thinks The Sun Goes Around The Earth, Survey Says

1 In 4 Americans Thinks The Sun Goes Around The Earth, Survey SaysA quarter of Americans surveyed could not correctly answer that the Earth revolves around the sun and not the other way around, according to a report out Friday from the National Science Foundation.

Fossil Shows Triassic-Era Sea Creature Gave Birth On Land

Fossil Shows Triassic-Era Sea Creature Gave Birth On LandAn extraordinary find of a fossil of 250-million-year-old air-breathing sea creature shows that it must have given birth on land, not in the sea as long assumed.