The state Court of Appeals ruling says the city didn't have a special duty to protect the victims and that a state immunity law otherwise blocks negligence claims stemming from the crimes that included nine killings.
Researchers used to think the brain stopped producing neurons after a certain age — that the cells just died off as we got older. Now research suggests older brains thrive with the right combination of physical and social activity.
The Freedom of Information Act—or FOIA—turned 50 this year. But there are concerns that after some prime periods of public information sunshine, that kind of sharing is getting more limited by governments. One reason? Shrinking budgets.