The chief of the struggling U.S. Postal Service received $384,229 in compensation last year -- and at least one lawmaker thinks he should take a paycut.
Shares of reviews site Yelp soared more than 64% Friday, in its initial public offering.
Come this summer, Judge Richard Cebull will be conducting business in a brand new $79 million federal courthouse in Billings, Montana, paid for through President Obama's economic recovery program. That is, if Cebull survives the firestorm engulfing him for forwarding a racist e-mail about the president.
The cafeteria table where the deadly Ohio high school shooting began became a somber memorial for grief-stricken students returning for Friday first full day of classes since the incident.
The adoptive father of three young children in Troy, Ohio, was charged Thursday with raping three of his adopted sons and prostituting his 10-year-old son out to two other men.
The man with whom Tyler Clementi had an intimate encounter just days before his suicide took the stand Friday, telling jurors that he had noticed a web camera aimed at Clementi's bed.
The Federal Aviation Administration wants to fine commuter jet operator Colgan Air for flying planes three years ago without giving crew members enough rest.
Republican senators are proposing cybersecurity legislation calling for a series of government incentives to make sure that companies comply with security issues.
Online photo service Shutterfly has agreed to buy the online photo service of bankrupt photography company Eastman Kodak, the start of Kodak's efforts to reorganize as a smaller but profitable company.
A major American Muslim group is embarking on a national campaign Friday to clarify a word it says has been given a bad name by recent global and domestic politics: Sharia. The Islamic Circle of North America says its effort is aimed at "educating Americans" on what it says is the noble meaning of Sharia through conferences, billboards, and TV and radio PSAs. The group is also launching a national hot line to answer questions about Sharia and Islam.
A spokesman for House Speaker John Boehner on Friday said the top Republican condemns a controversial comment made by conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh but also disagrees with those who launched fundraising efforts over the remark. "The speaker obviously believes the use of those words was inappropriate, as is trying to raise money off the situation," Michael Steel, Boehner's spokesman, told CNN.
The Georgetown law student targeted by Rush Limbaugh for her position on contraceptives said Friday she was "upset and outraged" when she first heard the radio talk show host had called her a "slut."