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Ethics

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  • City of Bell's second chance

     City of Bell's second chance
    Since the Bell corruption scandal broke four years ago, the tiny town has transformed itself from one of the most closed to one of the most transparent cities in the nation. Evidence of the turnaround can be found on the city's website, where...
  • Paying people to vote: What has our democracy become?

    Paying people to vote: What has our democracy become?
    To the editor: Americans believe their government to be a beacon of light. Our republican form of government, with democratic institutions and free elections, cannot tell us how to vote or tightly limit who can vote. ("Panel wants L.A. to look at using...
  • Lashes for Saudi woman who called morality police liars: newspaper

    RIYADH (Reuters) - A Saudi Arabian judge has upheld a sentence of a month in prison and 50 lashes for a businesswoman convicted of insulting members of the morality police during an argument, the local al-Medina newspaper reported on Sunday. Incidents...
  • Texas Gov. Rick Perry: Felony indictment is 'outrageous' and partisan

    Texas Gov. Rick Perry vigorously denounced on Saturday an indictment charging him with abusing his power by targeting the state's ethics watchdog and said his accusers wrongly sought to criminalize the proper dispatch of his duties. “I...
  • College alum stands firm: If your want my money, treat me right

    K.S., a reader from the Midwest, "had a great time studying and teaching" at her alma mater, but she whenever she's solicited for donations to the annual fund, she refuses. While K.S. was working on a graduate degree in the mid-1990s, she also taught...
  • Experimental Ebola drug 'exhausted,' as experts debate ethical use

    As U.S. medical experts raised concerns Tuesday about the use of experimental drugs to treat the Ebola virus, makers of the unapproved medication ZMapp said their supply has been "exhausted." In a statement published online late Monday, Mapp...
  • Why should two white missionaries get the first Ebola treatments?

    Two American missionary medical workers stricken by Ebola in Liberia were the first to receive a scarce, experimental treatment drug. And now the question ricochets across the Internet: “Why them?” With more than 1,000 dead and hundreds...
  • WHO says it is ethical to use experimental drugs to fight Ebola virus

    A World Health Organization panel advised Tuesday that it was ethical to use experimental,  nonapproved drugs to combat the ongoing Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. "There was unanimous agreement among the experts that in the special circumstances...
  • L.A. Ethics Commission suggests a new approach to buying votes

    If only the Los Angeles Ethics Commission had the courage of its convictions. As my colleague David Zahniser reported, the commission voted unanimously Thursday in favor of a new plan to goose voter turnout in Los Angeles, where 3 of 4 registered voters...
  • For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief

    For Broward County Commission: Aronson, Keechl, Furr and Sharief
    District 2: Aronson knows her community the most Five candidates with varying backgrounds and experience filed to run for the Broward County Commission District 2 spot in the Aug. 26 Democratic primary. No Republicans have filed to run for this seat, so...
  • '62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week

    '62 Ferrari 250 GTO sells for record $38 million at Monterey Car Week
    A 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO sold at auction Thursday night in Carmel for about $38 million — a record, but far less than many experts had predicted. Classic car experts had expected the car could bring up to twice that amount, but bidders begged to...