The Department of Justice's lawsuit against Apple and five major publishers for e-book price fixing sent shivers through the industry — but Jason Boog says this fraught relationship between American publishers, retailers and the DOJ goes back to the Great Depression.
The U.S. government will pay more than $1 billion to settle lawsuits filed by 41 American Indian tribes, who had accused federal agencies of mismanaging tribal money and resources. The agreement ends nearly two years of negotiations; some claims date back more than 100 years.
Casey Neistat set up a camera and pretended to steal his own bike several times around New York City. Bystanders didn't intervene. In a recent piece for Salon.com, Will Doig cites this as just one example in his argument that cities are meaner places to live.
Prosecutors in the case against George Zimmerman must prove that he intentionally killed Trayvon Martin, that his actions are not protected under Florida's "stand your ground law," and convince a judge to proceed with the case. His defenders will need to show Zimmerman acted in self defense.
It's a question that haunts Mary Elizabeth Williams and others whom she describes as "physically different, in ways both small and large." Surgery to remove cancer left a five-centimeter bald spot on the back of her head. She wrote about how people talk about scars and other differences for Salon.
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