Awkward. The New Jersey election campaign between Gov. Chris Christie and rival state Sen. Barbara Buono just went there. He says she mocked his weight with a remark about him “frolicking on the beach,” but she says there’s no such undertone to her campaign rhetoric.
In a case that some see as a complex double standard surrounding the N-word, a federal jury awarded $30,000 in punitive damages Tuesday after finding that a black manager’s four-minute rant was hostile and discriminatory. The jury awarded $250,000 in compensatory damages.
During the first weekend of Mississippi’s alligator season a hunting party from Madison held the weight record for an alligator taken in the state. But the record only lasted about an hour before a second gator beat it.
President Barack Obama won House Speaker John Boehner’s backing for a punitive strike against Syria on Tuesday, and senior Cabinet officials worked to convince Congress that Bashar Assad’s government must be punished for a suspected chemical weapons attack.
Gimme a break, Google. Break me off a piece of that Kit Kat bar.
The glare off the skin of a half-built London skyscraper known as the Walkie Talkie is so intense that at least one Jaguar owner says it caused part of his vehicle to melt.
There was little fanfare, but the gleaming white and newly built $6.4-billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened to the public as vehicles began crossing it after more than a decade of construction delays.
Former NBA star Dennis Rodman landed Tuesday in North Korea and said he plans to hang out with authoritarian leader Kim Jong Un, have a good time and maybe bridge some cultural gaps — but not be a diplomat.
Microsoft Corp. is buying Nokia Corp.’s line-up of smartphones and a portfolio of patents and services in an attempt to strengthen its fight with Apple Inc. and Google Inc. and capture a slice of the lucrative mobile computing market.