| Jul 9, 2014
| 1:14 PM
U.S. colleges and universities are failing to effectively investigate sexual misconduct cases on campus, with efforts hobbled by inadequate training and limited reporting channels, according to a national survey released Wednesday.
The survey, which...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 7:18 AM
A U.S. Senate committee on consumer protection took television health guru Dr. Mehmet Oz to the woodshed Tuesday for promoting weight-loss products that are unproven on his show, CNN reports. "I don't get why you need to say this stuff when you know it's...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 8:46 AM
A pervading atmosphere of incompetence and neglect at General Motors led the company to allow a deadly problem to fester for 11 years before anyone acted to correct it. So says a report Thursday morning on the ignition-switch issue that has been linked to...
| Aug 23, 2014
| 5:03 PM
President Obama has ordered a review of the distribution of military hardware to state and local police out of concern at how such equipment has been used during racial unrest in Ferguson, Missouri.
The president ordered the examination of federal...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 11:15 AM
U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called for calm and a change in police tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 11:17 AM
President Obama sought to calm the increasingly tense situation in Ferguson, Mo., on Thursday, saying there was “no excuse” for "excessive force" by police or for looting or violence aimed at law enforcement.
Making a brief statement from...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 2:53 PM
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...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 4:14 PM
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...
| Sep 17, 2014
| 5:12 PM
In a sweeping effort to combat sexual misconduct on campus, University of California officials unveiled a systemwide plan Wednesday, calling for mandatory training for all students, staff and faculty, improved support for victims and more thorough...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Lawmakers' votes this week on whether or not to train and equip Syrian opposition forces in the fight against Islamic State were arguably the most consequential after nearly two years in which Congress is likely to set a new low for productivity.
| Sep 11, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Let's go out on a limb and predict that a Republican majority will retake the Senate in November's elections. After all, Nate Silver, the paragon of quantitative journalism, puts the party's chances of doing so at 62.6 percent.
On second thought, let's...