The suit alleged Google, Apple Intel and Adobe agreed not to recruit each others employees in order to drive down wages.
The news marks an important flare-up in a long-running war between teachers unions and the federal government over standardized testing. Washington has become the first state to lose its waiver.
Secretary of State John Kerry said there is no question Russia is behind an effort to destabilize eastern Ukraine.
The Federal Communications Commission’s proposal would let Web companies pay for faster access. But entrepreneurs, like Reddit’s co-founder, are wondering how they would have fared with such rules.
Middle East Respiratory Syndrome has a fatality rate of about 30 percent. An uptick in new cases in Saudi Arabia has health specialists concerned that the virus could spread outside the region.
The Feb. 14 release of radioactive material at the facility in New Mexico that contaminated 21 workers was due to poor management and lack of oversight, the Department of Energy says.
An umpire threw Michael Pineda out of a game Wednesday after he noticed pine tar smeared on the pitcher’s neck.
Critics have blamed General Motors’ delayed recall of a defective ignition switch on its dysfunctional culture. But there is already a shift underway to prioritize customers and communication.
U.S. Postal Service workers picketed in front of Staples stores on Thursday. They were protesting USPS plans to provide mail services inside Staples stores, using nonunion Staples employees.
Hospitals in out-of-the-way places are making trade-offs as they adopt electronic medical records. Some are joining larger health systems, while others are searching for ways to go it alone.
Two growers are competing to harvest fresh figs earlier and earlier in hopes of transforming the industry for year-round production. But some fig lovers say they can hold out for summer fruit.
Google, Intel and others say they will now financially support the open-source software that encrypts much of the traffic on the Internet. The effort follows the discovery of a key security flaw.
Major changes are expected for the NCAA, whose board meets Thursday. Directors will consider giving the five power conferences more autonomy, as well as changing the way scholarships are administered.
Turkey has been roiled by street protests, a Twitter ban controversy and, most recently, a growing rivalry between the ruling party’s top two figures, the president and prime minister.
A Senate panel released a report Thursday that criticizes the inspector general of the Department of Homeland Security. It accuses him of repeatedly compromising his independence.