Jurors in the second-degree murder trial of George Zimmerman -- who admitted to shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in 2012 -- looked surprised Monday when the prosecution began their opening statements with Zimmerman curse words.
President Obama will announce Tuesday he is planning to sidestep Congress to implement a national plan to combat climate change that will include the first-ever federal regulations on carbon dioxide emitted by existing power plants, despite adamant opposition from Republicans and some energy producers.
President Barack Obama's national plan to combat climate change will include the first-ever regulations to limit carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants, as well as increased production of renewable energy on public lands and federally assisted housing, environmental groups briefed on the plan said Monday.
Colorado officials say a suburban Colorado Springs school district discriminated against a 6-year-old transgender girl by preventing her from using the girls' bathroom, in what advocates described as the first such ruling in the next frontier in civil rights.
In Palo Alto, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and a group of high-tech leaders are waiting to see if their million-dollar super PAC spending spree paid off, by doubling the number of foreign workers Silicon Valley can import.