November 26, 2012 Bradley Manning, the Army private accused of giving information to the website WikiLeaks, is expected in court on Tuesday. Manning denies being a spy and recently offered to plead guilty to minor charges. This is just one more oddity in a case some describe as "bizarre."
November 26, 2012 The definition is important because employers are automatically liable for damages in most cases in which a supervisor harasses a subordinate. At issue in Monday's arguments at the Supreme Court was a lower court decision that declared that only a person with the ability to fire or hire employees can be considered a supervisor.
November 26, 2012 The Bay of Biscay, off Spain's northern coast, is notorious for its huge surf, which has claimed countless lives in shipwrecks over the centuries. Now Spanish engineers have found a way to harness the power of those big waves to produce electricity.
November 26, 2012 KHNA growing number of teenage girls are incarcerated each year. Many have injuries consistent with sexual assault, and up to a third are or have been pregnant. But the care provided in detention is often inadequate for girls because the assessment of their needs misses the mark.
November 26, 2012 A fake press release about a $400 million purchase sent one company's penny stock up sharply. News outlets that reported the story missed some telltale signs that it might be a hoax.
November 26, 2012 The decision lets stand a lower court ruling, which found placing limits on taping police in public spaces unconstitutional. The ACLU said to make the rights of free expression and petition effective, Americans need to be free to gather information on their government.
November 26, 2012 The state's otter population has exploded from 100 just a few decades ago to more than 15,000. They're eating their fill at ponds and fish farms, and are expected to soon double again in population if left unchecked. That's led Illinois to open the first otter trapping season in 83 years.
November 26, 2012 See how much Americans owe, what they're borrowing money to pay for, and how much of each paycheck goes to pay off debt.
November 26, 2012 The wildly popular mosh pits for the school-age set have become a common source of injuries that send kids to the hospital. Doctors call for safer designs for inflatable bouncers and better guidelines for their use.
November 26, 2012 Syrian rebels are making advances, but on occasion, there can be tension when they take over a town or village. That happened recently when the rebels captured a Kurdish town in northeastern Syria earlier this month.
November 26, 2012 The attacks bear the hallmarks of Boko Haram, but the Islamist group, which has killed 760 people this year, has not claimed responsibility.
November 26, 2012 Securities and Exchange Commission Chairman Mary Schapiro will step down on Dec. 14. President Obama has designated SEC Commissioner Elisse Walter to be her successor.