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  • Federal probe into Ferguson shooting is proceeding, Eric Holder says

    FBI and Justice Department investigators from St. Louis and Washington have already spoken with key witnesses who saw a police officer shoot an unarmed teenager during a confrontation last weekend in Ferguson, Mo., Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said...
  • Weekly Recap: Auto execs face life in prison for recall delays under proposed legislation

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Bentley, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Ford, GM, GMC, Luxury The stiff punishments are part of broader transportation legislation, but clearly McCaskill has automakers in her sights. Missouri Senator Claire McCaskill threw down the...
  • National Guard's dumping of NASCAR splits Congress

    WASHINGTON The Army National Guard's decision Thursday to end its NASCAR sponsorship sent ripples across Capitol Hill, where lawmakers have slashed Pentagon spending while protecting bases and weapons systems in their states. The Guard spent $32...
  • Report: Second largest Afghan city could go dark when US subsidies end

    WASHINGTON Residents of Afghanistan's second largest city could go without power when U.S. subsidies for diesel fuel phase out next year, according to a report released Tuesday by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction. The U.S. has...
  • Bipartisan bill would tighten rules on campus sexual assault

    WASHINGTON A bipartisan group of senators on Wednesday introduced legislation to streamline how colleges handle cases of sexual assault. The Campus Safety and Accountability Act would increase penalties for colleges that break federal laws and, among...
  • Campus Sex Assault Reform Legislation Offered by Blumenthal, Others

    A bipartisan group of eight senators introduced legislation Wednesday that U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, one of the bill's Democratic proponents, likened to a bill of rights for survivors of sexual assault on college campuses. "The broad principles of...
  • Senator pushes for up to life sentence for auto execs found to delay recalls

     
    Filed under: Government/Legal, Safety Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill (shown above) has had it with automotive execs stalling when it comes to recalls. The Missiourian has proposed a new bill, the Motor Vehicle and Highway Safety Enhancement Act,...
  • We Must Do Much More To Rid Campuses Of Sexual Violence

    We Must Do Much More To Rid Campuses Of Sexual Violence
    He received a master's degree from Michigan in social work in 1993 and an MBA from Michigan's Ross School of Business in 2005. He has been involved in athletics management at the highest collegiate level for many years. One could make an argument that...
  • No More Letting College Sexual Assaults Slide

    If we want to do something about sexual assault on college campuses, first we have to deal with the excuse makers. These are the people who belittle sexual assault as youthful hanky-panky taken a little too far, who dismiss statistics or personal...
  • Campuses need a push to confront sexual assault

    If we want to do something about sexual assault on college campuses, first we have to deal with the excuse makers. These are the people who belittle sexual assault as youthful hanky-panky taken a little too far, who dismiss statistics or personal...
  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem. Campuses that...