(Northampton, MA) — A driver is being blamed after a motorcyclist crashed into his car on Mt. Tom Road. Wednesday afternoon the man was riding north when a car turned into his path at i-91 exit 18. Biker Roman Sheremet of Holyoke is hospitalized with serious injuries. Driver Gordon Oakes of South Deerfield has been cited for failure to use care in turning.
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.