A former foreman for Massey Energy has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from the federal criminal investigation of last year's deadly coal mine disaster in West Virginia.Thomas Harrah, 45, admits in a plea agreement (see below) to faking the foreman's credentials he used at the Upper Big Branch mi
School lunches have always been the subject of much discussion within a school cafeteria. But, lately, they've gotten even more attention: First Lady Michelle Obama and lawmakers passed the child nutrition bill aimed at bettering school lunches, last December.
The Federal Aviation Administration will issue a directive tomorrow that will require airlines to conduct "intial and repetitive electromagnetic inspections for fatigue damage" on early Boeing 737 airplanes."
Veteran coal industry reporter Ken Ward of the Charleston Gazette is out with a story this morning that shows the federal Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) didn't apply one of its toughest enforcement tools to the Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia before a deadly
Seven African American men have been shot and killed by Miami police since last July and the deaths have heightened anger in the city. Two of the men were apparently not carrying weapons when they were killed.