Topic: Berkeley (California)
In Pictures America's Food Renaissance
The Supreme Court decision, seen as a victory for Wal-Mart and corporate America, makes it more difficult for employees to join together in a common lawsuit unless they are able to identify a common injury.
06/20/2011 04:16 pm
The number of books we buy is not the same thing as the number of books we read.
05/31/2011 12:57 pm
Amazon released its "Most Well-Read Cities in America" list this week and guess what? It mirrors its "Most Romantic Cities in America" list from 2010.
05/27/2011 03:39 pm
On Tuesday, the Supreme Court will decide whether 1.5 million women can form a 'class' that faced the same injury – in this case, gender-based discrimination by Wal-Mart – or not.
03/28/2011 07:40 pm
Smokers in New York will have fewer places to puff when Mayor Michael Bloomberg signs a new law banning smoking in the city's parks and on its beaches.
02/03/2011 07:12 pm
Emerging federal policy allows asylum-seekers to request US sanctuary on grounds they are fleeing domestic violence. Humane, or an immigration floodgate?
02/01/2011 02:16 pm
The retrofuturistic trend draws on a Jules Verne-like view of the world and Victorian-era technology.
12/29/2010 01:18 pm
The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider whether a class-action suit filed against Wal-Mart, representing 1.5 million former and current female employees, should be allowed to proceed.
12/06/2010 12:58 pm
A three-judge panel ordered California officials to reduce the state’s prison population by 30,000 to 40,000 inmates. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard arguments in the case.
11/30/2010 06:30 pm