Americans who take mass transit to work will get the same pretax benefits as those who drive and pay to park their car. Both can set aside up to $245 a month to cover these expenses, if their employer offers such a plan.
A man who bears a "cutthroat" tattoo on his neck is accused of slashing a teen's throat from ear-to-ear for $350. "It's horrific. I just can't comprehend how this beast could do something like this," said Kayanna Stutzman, a friend of the victim's family.
In a policy shift, the United States on Thursday announced plans to send military rations and medical supplies directly to Syrian opposition fighters, but fell short of providing weapons and ammunition that the rebels had been asking for.
JOHANNESBURG -- His hands are tied to the rear of a police van while his body lies behind it, on the ground. The van speeds off, dragging the slender man along the pavement as a onlookers shout in dismay and at least one records the scene.
There are a few primal sounds known to cause the heads of men to whirl and their eyes to alight with interest: the crack of bat on ball, the hiss of meat on flame and the simple, clarion shout of “Girl fight!”
Will and Grace knew it. Ditto for Stanford and Carrie. Now a new psychology study has provided evidence that gay men and straight women are the perfect friends with benefits – as long as the benefits have to do with trustworthy relationship advice.
Ex-NBA star Dennis Rodman met North Korea's Kim Jong Un on Thursday on the third day of his improbable journey to Pyongyang, telling the leader "You have a friend for life," a delegation spokesman said.
The Duke University experiment is the first time two animals have collaborated through such an artificial link, and shows that the mammal brain can be trained to act on to electrical signals from another animal.
Pope Benedict XVI, the first pope to join Twitter, will post his last tweet on the social network at 11 a.m. ET, Thursday, right when he's expected to leave the Vatican by helicopter on his last day as pontiff. The papal Twitter account, @Pontifex, will be then be suspended until his successor is elected.