A judge in Connecticut ordered that Michael Skakel remain in the state and wear a GPS tracking device. Prosecutors are appealing last month's ruling giving Skakel a new trial in the 1975 killing of his neighbor Martha Moxley.
Police suspect that a couple held three women against their will for three decades, forcing them to do domestic work. A Scotland Yard detective says he's "never seen anything of this magnitude."
This week in Mountain View California, people like Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman joined a group of undocumented immigrants to pull a 24-hour "hackathon." The goal? Find a solution to moving immigration reform like the DREAM act forward. The event was put together in part by Zuckerberg's lobbying group, FWD.us. Marketplace's Queena Kim was on the scene, and tells Tech Report host Ben Johnson what she saw.
The change makes it much harder for Republicans to filibuster many of President Obama's nominees.
For Americans abroad, Thanksgiving is a time for fond memories, good meals and making-do.
Families seeking mental health care for a suicidal relative often face a labyrinth. First, they must obtain a legal commitment order, then they must find space on a hospital ward. State budget cuts have made it harder to get care during a mental health crisis.
Families seeking mental health care for a suicidal relative often face a labyrinth. First, they must obtain a legal commitment order and then must find space on a hospital ward. State budget cuts have made it harder to get care during a mental health crisis.
If confirmed by the full Senate in December, Janet Yellen would become the first woman to lead the central bank. She's currently the Fed's vice chairman. Analysts do not expect major policy shifts after the departure of current Chairman Ben Bernanke.