A 223-year-old law says foreigners can file lawsuits in American courts for alleged violations of international law. But whether they can sue corporations remains a question for the Supreme Court.
AT&T chief takes a big pay cut, but the company lost $4.2 billion because of its failed deal to acquire T-Mobile USA. The AT&T executive still makes $18.7 million a year.
Rick Santorum's super PAC is keeping him competitive, especially in Michigan. But DCDecoder questions whether big money support may cost Santorum some populist appeal.
Gas prices could hit $4.50 a gallon nationwide by summer because of sanctions on Iran, a frigid winter in Europe, and logistical challenges in the US. The current all-time high is $4.11.
Jeremy Lin is humble. He's religious. His style recalls an earlier era. And the Knicks guard's path to the NBA was unconventional, which gives us hope for our own lives.
Michelle Obama started Let's Move to tackle childhood obesity two years ago. Now, she's finishing up a four-state tour to promote the effort – all with a dash of fun thrown in.
Lots of finger-pointing has ensued after a rapper during the Madonna half time show at the Super Bowl made an obscene gesture – before millions of TV viewers. Indecency during prime time is an issue already before the US Supreme Court.
Eli Manning may receive a bonus for taking the team to the Super Bowl and winning the MVP award. But other players aren’t likely to see much extra money.
The Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, amid a flurry of controversy, decided to resume grants to Planned Parenthood. Critics say Komen pulled the grants to appease abortion foes.
AT&T lost $6.7 billion in the fourth quarter, its first lost in three years. AT&T remains heavily dependent on iPhone for subscribers.