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Ethics

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  • Indicted Texas governor Rick Perry turns himself in to authorities

    Indicted Texas governor Rick Perry turns himself in to authorities
    Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible Republican presidential candidate in the 2016 race, was fingerprinted and had his mug shot taken by judicial authorities on Tuesday after being indicted last week on two felony charges of abusing power. "The...
  • Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts

    Mayor Rawlings-Blake reports $1,300 in gifts
    A daily diary, chocolate rainbow cake and a gift basket with skin care products were just some of the $1,300 in gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake claimed on her 2013 ethics forms, according to a review of the filings. The most expensive of the 31...
  • Threat to kids, other innocents in Iraq spur Catholic debate on warfare

    "Never war! Never war!" Those were the words of Pope Francis very recently, marking the centennial of the outbreak of the cataclysmic First World War. "I think most of all about children, whose hopes for a dignified life, a future, are dashed." But...
  • Rauner hits Quinn on ex-chief of staff subpoena

    Rauner hits Quinn on ex-chief of staff subpoena
    Republican governor challenger Bruce Rauner on Sunday lashed out at the leadership of Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn, saying a federal subpoena for the emails of Quinn’s former chief of staff “goes right to the heart” of the administration....
  • Sierra Leone 'hero' doctor's death exposes slow Ebola response

    FREETOWN/DAKAR (Reuters) - When two American aid workers recovered from Ebola after being treated with an experimental drug, the grieving family of Sierra Leone's most famous doctor wondered why he had been denied the same treatment before he died from...
  • No Transparency; Ethics Questions

    The Terry Waller debacle raises two issues: transparency and ethics [Aug. 12, editorial, "Was The Fix In?"]. When this attempt to create a job description with an obvious intent to funnel this job to Deputy Chief Waller was exposed, the mayor referred...
  • Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts

    Baltimore mayor reports $1,300 in gifts
    Topping the list of the most expensive gifts Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake received last year is a $150 umbrella from Raindrops, a designer company that features chic rain gear with lacy pagodas, pinstripe ruffles and can-can parasols. The mayor's...
  • Aug. 23 Letters: Hampton's future, child immigrants, tethering pets

    State of Hampton I recently read of the Chamber of Commerce's plans to have Hampton's mayor speak on the "state of the city" at a cost of $45 per attendee. Being somewhat responsible for the economic and social conditions in the city, it seemed...
  • Real horrors captured on video intrigue teens

    WASECA, Minn. The website boasts a long menu of horrors captured on video: impalements, hangings, suicides. Click on "beheading," for instance, and after agreeing to continue through a warning about explicit content, viewers can watch masked men in a...
  • New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision

    New Naval Academy superintendent outlines vision
    The new superintendent of the Naval Academy said Thursday that the institution is a national leader in confronting sexual assault and sexual harassment among students, and should be helping other schools tackle what he described as a widespread problem....
  • Should self-driving cars be equipped with adjustable ethics?

     
    Filed under: Technology, Read This Autonomous cars are piloting their way into the wide philosophical sea of ethics. Right now the autonomous cars are unaware of this because the driver's will always comes first, but when we start getting cars that can...