Medical marijuana user in Michigan has sued Walmart for firing him because he tested positive for the drug.
Faisal Shahzad, who attempted to detonate a car bomb in New York's Times Square, eagerly explained how he plotted to murder Americans.
The Pakistani Taliban paid $12,000 to attempted Times Square bomber Faisal Shahzad, according to a federal indictment released Thursday. Further evidence of their involvement showcases the lengthening reach of Pakistan-based militants.
BP CEO Tony Hayward had his first meeting with President Obama at the White House Wednesday.
As the US and Mexico arrested 400 people Thursday in a major operation against Mexico's drug war, a new cellphone video emerged of a Mexican teen shot by the US Border Patrol.
BP accepts responsibility for the massive Gulf oil spill, making it a lightning rod for public rebuke. But other companies, including Transocean and Halliburton, may be legally liable, too.
Though they continue to differ on illegal immigration issues, including comprehensive reform and border security, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and the White House described the meeting as cordial.
At a White House meeting Thursday, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer plans to urge Obama to boost the federal role in attacking illegal immigration. The president has already made clear his objection to her state's tough new law to root out illegal immigrants.
BP officials could be prosecuted under the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act, and the Endangered Species Act. So could federal officials if they aided and abetted any illegal acts.