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  • 'Duck Dynasty': A&E Ends Phil Robertson Suspension; Aims to Turn Controversy into Teachable Moment

    A+E Networks has maneuvered its way out of the "Duck Dynasty" controversy surrounding its top-rated show by consulting with the key advocacy groups in a position to raise the loudest ruckus over its response to the inflammatory remarks made by Phil...
  • 'Duck Dynasty' Scramble Leaves A&E With Egg On Its Face

    A&E put itself between a "Duck" and a hard place. And having backtracked from its temporary lack of quack, let the public-relations scrambling begin. The network might have acted precipitously in suspending Phil Robertson for his inflammatory remarks...
  • Rim fire losses between $250 million and $1.8 billion, study finds

    Rim fire losses between $250 million and $1.8 billion, study finds
    A recent study commissioned by the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission estimates that damage from the Rim fire to the natural environment and to property values could total about $250 million to $1.8 billion. The preliminary assessment released...
  • Work ethic springs trampolinist Deana Parris to new heights

    Work ethic springs trampolinist Deana Parris to new heights
    Deana Parris had a decision to make. A year after she joined the trampoline team at the Fairland Sports and Aquatics Center in Laurel, her parents declared that she and her brother had to pare down their many extracurricular activities to two each....
  • A&E lifts suspension, back in business with Phil Robertson, 'Duck Dynasty'

    A&E lifts suspension, back in business with Phil Robertson, 'Duck Dynasty'
    One of the shortest and most meaningless suspensions in TV history ended Friday with A&E announcing that it was back in business with "Duck Dynasty" and its 67-year-old, bearded patriarch Phil Robertson. The announcement was a total cave-in by a cable...
  • Jahi McMath is brain dead; hopes for life are futile, experts say

    With the clock winding down on a court order keeping 13-year-old Jahi McMath on a ventilator, medical ethicists say the public drama over the brain-dead girl has fueled a misconception that her condition is somehow treatable. Multiple doctors, including...
  • Delegate files complaint with ethics panel over Dance's consulting job

    Delegate files complaint with ethics panel over Dance's consulting job
    A Maryland legislator has filed a complaint with the Baltimore County school board's ethics panel, saying he wants them to rule on whether Superintendent Dallas Dance violated board policy when he took a part-time job with a company doing business with...
  • Clock ticks in Jahi McMath case; experts say court clash went too far

    OAKLAND — As the clock ticks toward a 5 p.m. deadline for Children's Hospital Oakland to remove a 13-year-old girl deemed brain-dead from a ventilator, experts in medical and legal ethics say there are no “gray areas” in the case and...
  • Los Angeles senator won't face investigation

    Los Angeles senator won't face investigation
    SACRAMENTO — California's ethics watchdog will not investigate Sen. Kevin de Leon (D-Los Angeles) after finding no evidence that he played a role in a controversial $25,000 political donation. The Fair Political Practices Commission notified the...
  • A new year and a look back at what got your attention

    Over the past year, the topics I have written about that readers responded to most are those that involve day-to-day ethical situations. Four topics seemed to generate the most discussion, the ones involving comparison shopping apps, library book sales, a...
  • Letters: In defense of Wells Fargo

    Re "Wells Fargo sales quotas come at cost," Dec. 22 The Times portrayed a culture that contradicts what Wells Fargo stands for. We work hard to create a supportive, caring culture. Our ethics are centered on doing what is right for customers. We...