NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. companies are increasingly penalizing workers who decline to join "wellness" programs, embracing an element of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that has raised questions about fairness in the workplace.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Reuters) - A judge declared a mistrial early on Tuesday in the case against a white former South Carolina police chief accused in the shooting death an unarmed black man in 2011, local media reported.
(Reuters) - Police in Ohio used pepper spray and tear gas to break up crowds celebrating near the Ohio State University campus following the school's national football championship win over the University of Oregon on Monday night, the Columbus Dispatch reported.
(Reuters) - Prosecutors in New Mexico filed murder charges on Monday against two Albuquerque police officers in the 2014 shooting death of a knife-wielding homeless man, a killing that sparked protests in the city over concerns about excessive use of force.
(Reuters) - The families of two of the 20 students killed in a 2012 massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School, are suing the town of Newtown, Connecticut and the local school board over alleged lax security, media reported on Monday.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A worker has died from injuries sustained in a fall on Monday night at Citgo Petroleum Corp's [PDVSAC.UL] Corpus Christi, Texas, refinery, said sources familiar with operations there.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce a renewed push for cybersecurity legislation after recent headline-grabbing hacks against companies like Sony Pictures and Home Depot.
FALL RIVER, Mass. (Reuters) - The initial phase of jury selection in the first murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez is scheduled to wrap up on Tuesday, with the last of more than 1,100 candidates set to fill out screening questionnaires.
(Reuters) - The Twitter and YouTube accounts for the U.S. military command that oversees operations in the Middle East were hacked on Monday by people claiming to be sympathetic toward the Islamic State militant group being targeted in American bombing raids.