The hack against Sony and a threat against theaters intensify calls for tougher U.S. steps.
Pakistan: 67 militants killed after school massacre
ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistani jets and ground forces killed 67 militants in a northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, officials said Friday, days after Taliban fighters killed 148 people — most of them children — in a school massacre.
'Colbert Report' gets star-studded sendoff
Even though it was the last-ever edition of The Colbert Report, host Stephen Colbert seemed determined to treat Thursday night's farewell like any ordinary episode.
White House releases snapshot of plan to rate U.S. colleges
By Elvina Nawaguna WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Friday released a draft of its plan to rate U.S. colleges and tie federal aid to performance as a way to coax institutions to pull up their socks. The U.S. Education Department will rate institutions on their performance, intake of low-income students, completion rates, affordability, employment prospects and student loan repayment rates. ...
U.S. green groups sue EPA over stormwater regulations
By Ayesha Rascoe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two environmental groups have sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for what the groups said was failing to comply with a court order requiring the agency to strengthen regulations preventing pollution from storm water runoff. The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and the Environmental Defense Center (EDC) said in a statement that they filed the suit on Thursday in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco. The EPA did not immediately respond to a request for comment. ...
Families of victims of fatal Texas festival crash sue organizers
(Reuters) - Families of the victims and survivors of a fatal March crash outside the popular South by Southwest festival in Austin sued the organizers on Thursday, according to court documents and local media. Four people died at this year's event when a 21-year-old motorist plowed into crowds of festival-goers over the space of several hundred yards as he fled a sobriety checkpoint. ...
John Mellencamp @ Louisville Palace Friday, Jan 23
Fleetwood Mac @ KFC Yum Center Tues Feb 17
Nickelback @ KFC YUM CENTER Wednesday, Feb 25
Meghan Trainor @ Mercury Ballroom Sunday, March 1
Maroon 5 & Magic! @ KFC Yum Center Saturday, March 14