(Easthampton, MA) — Two Democratic candidates for senate in the Second Hampden and Hampshire District will square off tonight in a debate. The showdown between Michael Tautznik and David Bartley begins at seven at the Easthampton High School. Tautznik is mayor of Easthampton and Bartley is a lawyer and Easthampton city councilor. The primary is October 8th in the race to fill Mike Knapik’s former senate seat.
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.