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  1. The Demolition of Workers' CompRead the original story

    3 min ago | Drudge Retort

    Michael Grabell, ProPublica , and Howard Berkes, NPR : Over the past decade, state after state has been dismantling America's workers' comp system with disastrous consequences for many of the hundreds of thousands of people who suffer serious injuries at work each year. The cutbacks have been so drastic in some places that they virtually guarantee injured workers will plummet into poverty.

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  2. TBA Names 2015 Corporate Pro Bono Award WinnersRead the original story

    3 min ago | Tennessee Bar Association

    The Memphis office of law firm Wyatt Tarrant & Combs and global medical technology giant Medtronic will be recognized for their commitment to providing free legal services to Tennesseans at the Ninth Annual Corporate Counsel Pro Bono Initiative Gala this Saturday in Nashville. This year's event will feature remarks by Tennessee Supreme Court Chief Justice Sharon Lee, Corporate Counsel Bono Initiative Co-Chairs Andy Branham and Jim Barry, and TBA President Jonathan Steen.

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  3. Patricia Arquette Hopes CSI: Cyber Gets Parents Talking to Their KidsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    Still celebrating her Oscars win, Patricia Arquette opens up about the pressure Hollywood places on actresses. Subscribe now to learn why she refuses to change.

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  4. Obama's Iran EntitlementRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | Wall Street Journal

    As the Obama administration moves toward the March 24 deadline for a nuclear-arms deal with Iran, what becomes ever more clear is that no other American president has so confused personal entitlement with political trust.

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  5. Lumber Liquidators draws senator's ireRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    Senator Bill Nelson wants to know if the company broke federal law about false marketing claims by selling laminate flooring. A "60 Minutes" piece on Sunday revealed the flooring contains unsafe levels of the cancer-causing chemical formaldehyde.

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  6. 'It WAS him': Defense admits Tsarnaev bombed Boston MarathonRead the original story w/Photo

    4 min ago | WTOL-TV Toledo

    Opening statements are scheduled Wednesday, March 4, 2015, in Tsarnaev... . FILE - In this Monday, April 15, 2013, file image from video provided by WBZ-TV, spectators and runners run from an explosion near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

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  7. More Read the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | WIS-TV Columbia

    Burwell, a major test of President Barack Obama's health overhaul which, if successful, ... . Ayru Crymef of Washington, and others with the Service Employees International Union, hold signs depicting numbers of people who have lost heath care coverage during a rally outside the Supreme Court in Washington, Wednesday, ... .

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  8. A double standard on David PetraeusRead the original story

    5 min ago | Los Angeles Times

    As a result of the Obama administration's unprecedented war on national-security leaks, some obscure government officials and contractors who divulged classified information to reporters have been sentenced to prison. But David H. Petraeus, the retired general and former director of the CIA, won't serve a day behind bars if the government has its way.

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  9. Congressman Charlie Dent meets with PA Civil Air PatrolRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    Meeting with Congressman Charlie Dent, are, from left, Col. Sandra Brandon, commander of the Pennsylvania Wing Civil Air Patrol; 1st Lt.

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  10. Hillary Clinton's personal emails could be subpoenaed as part Libyan consulate attack probeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Independent.ie

    A congressional committee investigating the 2012 attack on a U.S. consulate in Libya could soon subpoena Hillary Clinton's personal emails from her time as secretary of state that have created a political storm for the Democrats' presumptive presidential candidate. Representative Trey Gowdy, the Republican chairman of the House Select Committee on Benghazi, told reporters on Wednesday he is starting a process he expects will lead to subpoenas for the emails.

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  11. Farmer Mac and Conterra Launch Joint Venture Offering Agriculture...Read the original story

    5 min ago | GlobeNewswire

    The companies have engaged Alan Schuiteman as its president, responsible for overseeing the management and operations teams. Schuiteman is a well-respected appraisal industry veteran with over 20 years in the ag appraisal business.

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  12. Circlenet CEO gets four months in prison for hiding money in Swiss bankRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Business Journal

    Gregg A. Kaminsky , CEO of Atlanta-based Circlenet LLC, will serve four months in federal prison for willfully failing to file a Foreign Bank Account Report with the Treasury Department in concealing income and assets in accounts in Switzerland, Hong Kong, and Thailand, as well as his failure to report certain income earned in the virtual world, "Second Life." According to the Justice Department, from 2000 through 2008, Kaminsky, 46, of Atlanta, owned and controlled a foreign bank account with Union Bank of Switzerland AG , one of the biggest banks in Switzerland and largest wealth managers in the world.

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  13. Failures by 3 governments preceded homeless man's deathRead the original story

    9 min ago | KAIT-TV Jonesboro

    By ELLIOT SPAGAT and TAMI ABDOLLAH Associated Press LOS ANGELES - Mistakes and miscommunication by three governments on three continents over nearly 20 years led to a homeless man known as "Africa" being on Los Angeles' Skid Row, where he was shot by police after authorities say he became combative and appeared to reach for an officer's weapon. The problems began in the late 1990s when French officials gave him a passport under what turned out to be a stolen name.

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  14. Senator asks for federal investigation of Lumber LiquidatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | The Campbell Reporter

    A U.S. senator is requesting that three federal agencies investigate Lumber Liquidators following a "60 Minutes" report that said the company's laminate flooring made in China may not meet California's health and safety standards. The "60 Minutes" report, which aired Sunday on CBS, said that Lumber Liquidators' laminate flooring made in China contains high levels of formaldehyde, a carcinogen.

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  15. Passengers, crew evacuate safely from American Airlines flight in DenverRead the original story

    55 min ago | Reuters

    Passengers and crew aboard an American Airlines flight were safely evacuated by emergency slides on Wednesday after possible smoke was detected inside the cabin after the aircraft landed at Denver International Airport, officials said. Shortly before noon local time, the pilot of Flight 445 from Charlotte, North Carolina to Denver was alerted to reports of smoke as the plane was taxiing to a gate, American Airlines spokeswoman Andrea Huguely said in a statement.

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  16. House panel issues subpoena for Clinton's personal emailsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    A House committee investigating the deadly 2012 terror attack on a U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, has subpoenaed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's personal emails pertinent to its probe. In an announcement on Wednesday, the Republican-controlled committee said it also has issued a subpoena to the State Department for all other individuals who have relevant information.

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  17. Head of U.S. National Cancer Institute to step downRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    The director of the U.S. National Cancer Institute will step down later this month after nearly five years at the helm of the agency that supports basic research on cancer in academia, industry, and its own labs, the National Institutes of Health announced on Wednesday.

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  18. Budget cuts will force U.S. to revise defense strategy: CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Reuters

    Defense Secretary Ash Carter urged lawmakers on Wednesday to endorse plans for a Pentagon base budget that exceeds federal spending caps by $35 billion, saying another year of cuts would leave the military unable to execute U.S. defense strategy. Carter, speaking to the defense appropriations panel in the House of Representatives, said the president's request for a $534 billion Pentagon base budget for 2016 would help the military begin to recover after 14 years of war and enable it to invest in a new generation of weapons for the future.

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  19. Merkley, colleague urge FDA to set tobacco rulesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Senator Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., joined by colleagues Richard Blumenthal and Ed Markey , met Wednesday with the head of the Food and Drug Administration Center for Tobacco Products to urge the agency to finalize its plan for regulating tobacco products. During the meeting,Merkley also asked for the FDA to strengthen the proposed rules to address flavorings and marketing clearly designed to attract children and to mandate child-proof packaging of liquid nicotine.

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  20. Obamacare Supreme Court ruling likely won't affect OregonRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Local TV Station KTVZ

    State officials say Oregon's health insurance marketplace is a state-based exchange and likely won't be affected by the U.S. Supreme Court case against president Barack Obama's health care law. The Supreme Court on Wednesday heard arguments in the case.

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