See the scope of an almost totally unplanned megacity as it grows. More than 20 million people live in Mexico City and its sprawling suburbs--a number that's hard to even begin to comprehend until you see images like the ones above from photographer Pablo Lopez Luz. Read Full Story
Here are highlights of the newly released 2012 scores from the Program of International Student Assessment, an exam given every three years to 15 year olds around the world in reading, math and science. In this administration of PISA, 65 countries and education systems participated. Connecticut, Florida, and Massachusetts each participated for the first time […]
Past Winners Cassadee Pope, Danielle Bradbery, as Well as Finalists the Swon Brothers and Michelle Chamuel Return to Hit Show
TBS scored a key demo victory last week, ranking as basic cable's #1 entertainment network in primetime delivery of adults 18-49.
A Louisiana federal court dismissed a case challenging the state's ban on gay marriage on Wednesday, largely because the plaintiff named the wrong state official as the defendant. The suit was originally filed on behalf of Jon Robicheaux and Derek Pinton, a gay couple who was legally married in Iowa......
In a rare public rebuke, a judicial review commission found District of Columbia Superior Court Judge Natalia Combs Greene made "inappropriate" comments to litigants in court and at times behaved in a manner that was "rude" and "intimidating." The D.C....
The D.C. Circuit ruled for Esquire Magazine on Tuesday, putting the final nail in a defamation suit against the publication for satirizing a "birther" book's release. Larry Klayman, the attorney for "birther" publisher and conservative website founder Joseph Farah, called the court's decision to uphold the lower court's dismissal of......
PISA Test Results For U.S. Students Are 'Sobering' NPR: International standardized test scores have been released. The test is given to students around the world every three years. It measures their knowledge of reading, mathematics and science literacy. Show More Summary
By Eliot Van Buskirk of Evolver.fm. Following thousands of articles about how Spotify pays — or doesn’t pay — enough money to artists, the company, again worth $4 billion after another round of investment, issued a mini-website on Tuesday...Show More Summary
Philips has introduced its Vereos PET/CT fully digital positron emission tomography/computed tomography (PET/CT) imaging system at RSNA in Chicago this week. The newly FDA cleared Vereos uses digital photon counters instead of traditional analog detectors, which should greatly increase image quality. Show More Summary
During the PigTek Technology Days the new platform for the Mannebeck Electronic Sow Feeding station was presented to the European dealers.
TLC’s popular series SISTER WIVES returns Sunday, December 29 at 9 PM (ET/PT)
LOS ANGELES (December 3, 2013) – The Producers Guild of America (PGA) announced today, the Television Series/Specials and Digital Series nominees that will advance in the voting process for the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards. The...Show More Summary
eZono AG (Jena, Germany) has received CE Mark approval for its eZono 4000 Tablet Ultrasound System with eZGuide, designed specifically for procedural ultrasound needle guidance. The eZGuide freehand navigation technology will help clinicians...Show More Summary
The Charleston (W.Va.) Gazette offered a frank apology via Facebook this morning after one of its photographers digitally altered a front-page news photo to obscure the logo of a TV station. A Gazette photographer went outside the boundaries of our … Read more
This morning, the Supreme Court turned down a second appeal from Liberty University, a private religious college in Lynchburg, Virginia. And while the rejected case is notable because it deals directly with the employer mandate portion of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), it does beg the question......
According to a December 2, 2013 article in The Legal Intelligencer by Zack Needles entitled "Judge Allows Insurer's 'Bad-Faith Setup' Defense," F ederal Middle District Judge Richard P. Conaboy issued a ruling in the case of Shannon v. Show More Summary
Apple raised eyebrows yesterday with its curious acquistion of the social analytics firm Topsy. While many have wondered what the deal is all about, many experts believe it points in one direction: the social television space. Indeed,...Show More Summary
As glitches continued to plague Healthcare.gov, White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough on Tuesday said the Affordable Care Act already has helped the U.S. economy and the Obama administration is committed to the ACA's ongoing implementation. Speaking at a...
This post is not from the Dechert side of the blog, since they are involved in Reglan litigation. Last evening, just before quitting time on the East Coast, we found the Sixth Circuit’s affirmance of the Rule 12 dismissal (that means no expensive discovery necessary) of seven Reglan cases under Tennessee Law. Show More Summary