Jeanina Jenkins, a 20-year-old high- school graduate from St. Louis, is stuck in a $7.82-an-hour part-time job at McDonald’s Corp. that she calls a ``last resort'' because nobody would offer her anything better.
Crop insurers successfully lobbied to keep several proposals out of the farm bill set to pass the U.S. Congress today -- such as a requirement that would have forced farmer-lawmakers to disclose benefits they receive.
Former Dallas Cowboys football player Josh Brent, found guilty of intoxication manslaughter after a 100-mile-an-hour car crash killed a teammate, was sentenced to six months in jail and 10 year’s probation.
Former Dallas Cowboys football player Josh Brent was found guilty of killing his teammate in a drunk driving crash that prosecutors said occurred after he sped at more than 100 miles an hour in his Mercedes.
National debates over environmental issues are sometimes derailed by two kinds of extremists: eco- doomsayers and techno-optimists. The two positions are best captured in the most dramatic bet in social science. It is useful to recall the tale, recently cataloged by Yale University historian Paul Sabin, because the legacy of the bet is with us today, above all in the domain of climate change.
Josh Brent, the former Dallas Cowboys defensive lineman on trial for manslaughter in the death of a teammate in a December 2012 car crash, was driving twice the speed limit before the wreck, a prosecutor told a jury.