A new storm water enterprise fund in Northampton could cost homeowners more than a hundred dollars a year. Commercial property owners would pay more. A task force studying how to pay for pricy upgrades to the city’s crumbling drainage system recommended charging property owners in its final report. The formation of any such storm water fund would first have to be approved by the Board of Public Works and the City Council.
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.