A North Texas teen from an affluent family was sentenced to probation this week after he killed four pedestrians when he lost control of his speeding pickup truck while driving drunk, a punishment that outraged the victims' families and left prosecutors disappointed.
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Man accused of bombing district attorney's office in Oregon pleads not guilty in federal court
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Department of Transportation plans a rule to address phone calls aboard airplanes, according to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler.
Retail sales jumped by the most in five months in November, giving retailers an unexpected dose of holiday cheer in a slow season, according to government data released Thursday.Americans purchased more big-ticket items such as vehicles, appliances and furniture, according to the Census Bureau report. Total sales increased 0.7 percent from the previous month, and October’s estimate was revise