(Northampton, MA) — Former Easthampton Mayor Michael Tautznik has a new job with the Center for Eco-Technology. The mayor who left office a week ago will be Director of Business Operations for the non-profit. The CET promotes energy efficiency and green building technology with offices in Pittsfield, Northampton and Springfield. Tautznik starts work January 27th from the Northampton office.
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.