The Supreme Court on Wednesday said a federal law limits how much money victims of child pornography can recover from people who viewed their images online, throwing out a nearly $3.4 million judgment in favor of a woman whose childhood rape has been widely seen on the Internet. Two dissenting justices called on Congress to change the law to benefit victims.
Last month, the Tennessee state senate voted to ban construction of any bus rapid transit system, including the construction of the Amp, a 7.1-mile line that would cost Nashville $174 million and would significantly reduce congestion and commute time in that city.
Residents of wealthy Philadelphia suburbs were stunned this week by the arrest of eight locals charged with operating a major drug trafficking ring.
The alleged ringleaders were former students and lacrosse players at the upscale Haverford School. Authorities say Neil Scott, 25, and Timothy Brooks, 18, sought to establish a monopoly on drug dealing to all area high school students.
Mari Schaefer of The Philadelphia Inquirer discusses these developments with Here & Now’s Robin Young.