The Texas Department of Transport and Federal Railway Authority announced in June that they were beginning an Environmental Impact Study for the proposed private Texas Central Railways High Speed Rail corridor between Houston and Dallas. This is a private venture that is proposing to use the "Japan Rail Central" N700-I system, an internationalized version of the 186mph HSR train running between Tokyo and Osaka. High speed rail sounds awfully European for the Lone Star State, though.
Hundreds of non-union workers and politicians nationwide have banded together against the firing of beloved Market Basket CEO Arthur T. Demoulas. Today, the supermarket chain's board of directors agreed to hear a buyout offer to the delight of walk-outs everywhere.
Missouri Rep. Robert Onder may be just another white-bread, hate-fueled Republican candidate, but campaign finance records reveal the puppetmaster behind Onder's very big week in campaign contributions: Certified monster Rex Sinquefield.
Jerry Sandusky's adopted son Matthew told Oprah Winfrey in a televised interview Thursday that his sexual abuse at the former Penn State coach's hands consisted of oral sex, a more serious allegation than he made to detectives two years ago. He says that since getting therapy, his memories were coming back to him.
The Democrats rule the Vermont Senate with a supermajority, and Republicans are hoping to win no more than two or three seats next year. So why have a few key Dems endorsed a Republican for one of the state's highest offices?
Compared to William Livingstone, the first governor of the state of New Jersey in 1776, Chris Christie is a far cry from what the founders intended, with powers well beyond what the state constitution had ever envisioned.