(Northampton, MA) – A hundred railroad workers have descended upon Northampton. They’re staying in camp cars parked on the tracks in the Ward 3 neighborhood. Three bright orange generators are running to power the camp. Neighbors are unhappy about the non-stop noise, fumes, and bright work lights. The workers are laying the track for the 83-million-dollar “knowledge corridor.”
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.