Miami dolphins' player Richie Incognito will not be back for the 2013-14 season. The Dolphins suspended Incognito in November after teammate Jonathan Martin accused him of bullying. Incognito denied the allegations. The Dolphins released this one sentence statement Monday: "The Miami Dolphins and Richie Incognito have agreed to maintain his suspension during the ongoing NFL investigation." Incognito is set to be a free agent after the season.
The technical issues that caused the federal health care web site to lose thousands of enrollment documents has been fixed, according to the agency overseeing the website. C.M.S. spokeswoman Julie Bataille says everyone who has selected a plan should soon be in direct contact with an insurance company. Tuesday, President Obama will be meeting with executives from numerous leading tech companies to talk about improvements to the site.
President Obama will also meet today with executives from Google, Facebook, Apple, and other tech companies to discuss the N.S.A. surveillance program. A federal judge said Monday that he believes the federal government's collection of phone records was unconstitutional. Tech companies sent an open letter to the president and federal lawmakers last week urging the U.S. to take the lead in making reforms that ensure such programs are restricted by law.
A federal judge in Utah has struck down part of the state's law banning polygamy, after a lawsuit was brought by the stars of the T.L.C. reality series "Sister Wives." The ruling threw out the law's section prohibiting "cohabitation," saying it violates constitutional guarantees of due process and religious freedom. The Brown family claims their privacy rights were being violated by the decades-old law. Utah officials are expected to appeal.
Authorities have been given the all-clear at Harvard in the wake of a bomb threat. A dorm and three academic buildings were evacuated. Final exams in the affected buildings were cancelled because of the report. Harvard University police, Cambridge police and the F.B.I. were investigating, but law enforcement sources say the whole thing appears to be a hoax. Reportedly, the threat was e-mailed to Harvard police from an internet cafe.