The UC Davis cop who pepper-sprayed at close range a group of peacefully protesting students was awarded $38,000 for his experience in the aftermath of the altercation, more than those he brutalized received.
President Barack Obama finally might be digging in his executive heels over the Gulf oil blowout. The White House has announced the president will address the nation Tuesday night about the spill and is expected to outline a plan that would force BP to create a multibillion-dollar escrow account to compensate those affected.
The Israeli government, according to The Wall Street Journal, has agreed to pay about $105 million to compensate the United Nations for an incident that resulted in the killing of a UN driver and the destruction of two U schools and a World Food Program warehouse during Israel's attack on Gaza in 2009.
President Bush, commenting Thursday in Jerusalem, spoke out in favor of the creation of an independent Palestinian state. He followed that strong suggestion with another: financial compensation for Palestinian refugees forced to leave their homes in areas that are now part of Israel.
You've heard that having a child sets you back seven years in the workplace? Well, according to a new study, a woman's wages never fully recover--even after the child leaves home. | story