After a spate of high-profile airline problems in which passengers were stranded on planes for hours even though they were within sight of a gate, the Department of Transportation imposed rules with heavy fines for significant delays.

The airline industry warned that the rule would actually lead to more delays because they’d just cancel flights rather than delay them.

A study out today says that’s just what happened. Read more

It’s not this picture that has gotten Larycia Alaine Hawkins in trouble with her employer, Wheaton College in Illinois. The private liberal arts school insists it has no opinion on the hijab she’s wearing to show her solidarity with people of other faiths.

Rather, it’s these words she wrote on Facebook that the evangelical Christian school has a problem with. Read more