(Hadley, MA) — Route 9 in Hadley will be seeing some improvements to help pedestrians. Starting in 2015, sidewalks will be built on both sides of the roadway from the Hampshire Mall heading east into Amherst. Studies begin this month to look at safety issues along the roadway.
Volkswagen's cheating on emissions with the use of software in diesel cars was not a corporate decision, but something that "individuals did," its U.S. chief executive says.
McCarthy had been the favorite to be selected as the official party choice to replace John Boehner.
The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow the military to avoid mandatory spending cuts, setting up a likely veto from President Barack Obama, who is pushing for a broader budget deal.
A recruiting push by Islamic State militants via thousands of social media postings remains one of the biggest threats facing the United States, military official say.