The Supreme Court’s decision to throw out a sex-discrimination suit by a large group of female Wal-Mart employees may look like a mere procedural decision about the rules for class-action lawsuits. But it is in fact a much bigger deal: it significantly shifts power from workers to big employers.
It’s been just two years since Katie Couric’s husband Jay Monahan died of colon cancer at age 42. Looking back, the popular co-host of NBC’s Today show recalls that the only clue they had that anything might be wrong was that Monahan, who worked as a TV legal analyst, often felt tired and achy.
The ATLAS particle detector at the European Organization for Nuclear Research outside Geneva is 150 ft. long, 82 ft
As police investigate the motive behind the latest suicide bombing in Indonesia, the country is once again facing the specter of another wave of attacks by extremists.
There is a well-known saying in Afghanistan: “You can rent an Afghan, but you can’t buy him.” “There’s been an amnesty program for low-level Taliban in place for many years now and thousands of people have taken advantage of it,” he said.
A couple of month ago, India’s chief finance minister may have made calls to the heads of IBM and several other large U.S. tech companies to tell them that the huge developing nation was hemorrhaging high-end tech jobs