(Holyoke, MA) — The Holyoke City Council is moving to clarify its policy on take-home cars. The matter is on the council’s agenda for Tuesday. The move comes after Mayor Morse’s cousin was busted in Northampton for drunk driving behind the wheel of Morse’s city-issued car. Morse has since voluntarily relinquished the keys to the Ford Taurus.
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.