Agribusiness giant Monsanto is asking a San Francisco judge to throw out a jury’s $289 million award to a former school groundskeeper who said the company’ Roundup weed killer left him dying of cancer.
Pope Francis’ role in Argentina’s most famous case of priestly sex abuse is coming under renewed scrutiny as he faces the greatest crisis of his papacy over the church’s troubled legacy of cover-up and allegations he himself sided with the accused.
A Missouri Department of Conservation employee posted a 6-second video of jellyfish bobbing in Lake Tom Sawyer at Mark Twain State Park. “September is a great month” to view jellyfish, the department wrote.
An Ohio judge known for creative sentencing gave a teenager who mowed an obscenity into the grass of a local high school two options. One was to serve time in the county jail, and the other sent him back to the school.
Emmy winning “Sesame Street” writer Mark Saltzman tells Queerty magazine that he couldn’t help but write Bert and Ernie as a “loving couple” because that reflected his own life. Sesame Workshop issued its own statement.
Felicity Karam, 2, was killed by a Cool Times Ice Cream truck moments after her family bought treats in Wentzville, Missouri. The driver is “distraught,” the company said. Police say no charges are expected.