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Does Pregnant Police Officer Lyndi Trischler Have a Case?

LEGAL | Thursday Aug 21, 2014
Rikki Klieman joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss Kentucky police officer Lyndi Trischler's discrimination charges against her police department. They say the pregnant officer cannot take an easier job despite her state and Trischler is fighting back.

MATERC Applauds Worcester's Nondiscrimination Protections

LEGAL | By EDGE | Aug 21
The Worcester City Council voted unanimously in favor of an amendment to the city's Revised Ordinances of 2008 enacting nondiscrimination protections based on gender identity or expression.

Audit: 'Obamacare' Tax Not Meeting Revenue Target

LEGAL | By Stephen Ohlemacher | Aug 20
An "Obamacare" tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren't paying it, according to a government audit.

Arches, Canyonlands National Parks Ban Drones

LEGAL | Aug 20
Drones are now off limits in Arches and Canyonlands national parks in southeastern Utah. Officials say the unmanned aircrafts disrupt wildlife and are an intrusion on visitors looking for tranquility.

Liberty Ridge Farm

Upstate NY Farm Fined for Refusing Same-Sex Wedding

LEGAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 19
The owners of a farm in Schaghticoke, located in upstate New York, were fined $13,000 by the state on August 8, after refusing to hold a same-sex wedding on their grounds two years ago, which violated New York's Human Rights Law.

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks during a press conference inside the Ecuadorian Embassy in London.

Assange Talks of Leaving Embassy, Sowing Confusion

LEGAL | By Raphael Satter | Aug 19
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange sowed confusion with an announcement that appeared to indicate he was leaving his embassy bolt hole, but his spokesman later clarified that that would not happen unless the impasse over his extradition were resolved.

Government Wants to Make Cars Talk to Each Other

LEGAL | By Joan Lowy | Aug 19
The Obama administration said it is taking a first step toward requiring that future cars and light trucks be equipped with technology that enables them to warn each other of potential danger in time to avoid collisions.

Zoos Look Up to Attract Next Generation of Visitors

LEGAL | Aug 18
With shrinking budgets and more competition for entertainment dollars, zoos across the country have been trying to make their experience more exciting. But as Anne-Marie Green explains, the answer to that may be a mixture of zoology and showmanship.

Lorraine Fleming

Popular Pa. Bakery Denies Same-Sex Couple Cake

LEGAL | By Jason St. Amand | Aug 14
A popular bakery located in Schuylkill, Pa., is coming under fire this week after owners refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple.

September 2014 issue of Wired magazine

Report :: NSA Eyed Preset Strikes in Cyberattacks

LEGAL | By Jack Gillum | Aug 14
The National Security Agency secretly planned a cyberwarfare program that could automatically fire back at cyberattacks from foreign countries without any human involvement, creating the risk of accidentally starting a war, according to a new report.

Will Power, of Australia, goes through a corner ahead of James Hinchcliffe, of Canada, and Juan Pablo Montoya, of Colombia.

Some Tracks Change Rules After Ward's Death

LEGAL | By Luke Meredith | Aug 14
NASCAR could issue an edict as early as this weekend's race at Michigan International Speedway that makes it mandatory for drivers to stay in their cars until safety personnel arrive.