Eminem’s song publisher is suing Facebook and an ad agency, saying they copied music from one of the rapper’s songs. Eight Mile Style filed a federal lawsuit in Detroit on Monday alleging that a 30-second Facebook ad broadcast online last month copied music from Eminem’s 2000 song Under the Influence.
Grammy-winning singer Lauryn Hill has been sentenced
While Justin Bieber has apparently rekindled his romance with Selena Gomez, he has abandoned his pet monkey Mally in Germany. Mally, a 17-week-old capuchin monkey, was seized by customs authorities on March 28 when Bieber failed to produce the required papers after landing in Munich while on tour.
Federal bureaucrats call it the “border fence.” The residents along the Texas-Mexico border say it’s a wall echoing the Cold War.
A year and a half after President Obama loosened restrictions on government funding of human-embryonic-stem-cell research, a federal judge on Monday, Aug. 23, declared all such studies temporarily off-limits for taxpayer dollars, on the grounds that they violate a 1996 law.
As a gubernatorial candidate last summer, Georgia Republican Nathan Deal boasted of having backed measures to bar undocumented immigrants from federal health care, and public colleges.
Do students have a First Amendment right to make fun of their principals and teachers on Facebook and other social-media sites?
Is it finally the beginning of the end for No Child Left Behind?
By the time President Obama sat down with House Republicans on June 1 to talk about the exploding public debt, the economic data had been grim for days: another decline in home values, a new dip in consumer confidence and, just that morning, the lowest manufacturing-sector growth rate in more than a year and a dismal payroll report showing job growth far below expectations. In another era, these sorts of numbers would have led to a predictable chain of events for either a Republican or a Democratic President: rush to the cameras, empathize with those suffering the pain and declare that help is on the way.
The aging bosses seated at the defense table in the packed federal courtroom in lower Manhattan look harmless enough to be spectators at a Sunday-after noon boccie game.