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  • Confronting death before it comes

    Confronting death before it comes
    Questions about the end of life have faced human beings for as long as we have walked the earth. When will it come? Is there life after death? Thanks to modern medicine, we now live longer and, thankfully, can prevent many premature deaths. But with...
  • Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring

    Federal judge deals Quinn ethics blow on IDOT patronage hiring
    A federal judge has granted a request by a Chicago attorney to appoint a monitor to oversee hiring at the Illinois Department of Transportation, dealing a blow to Democratic Gov. Pat Quinn less than two weeks before Election Day. The transportation...
  • McCaffery suspension may pit king's power against will of the people

    McCaffery suspension may pit king's power against will of the people
    HARRISBURG — King's Bench power. It's a 12th-century legal authority the Legislature bestowed in 1722 on the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, granting the court constitutional authority over legal and supervisory aspects of the court system in the...
  • Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month

    Ebola vaccine trials to begin in Baltimore next month
    An unusual request recently appeared in classifieds and on campus bulletin boards — Wanted: Baltimore-area volunteers to test a vaccine for the Ebola virus. The response was overwhelming, said Kirsten Lyke, an associate professor at the University...
  • City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen

    City Council watchdog sues Emanuel, aldermen
    The Chicago City Council’s watchdog sued Mayor Rahm Emanuel and key aldermen Tuesday, accusing them of hindering his investigative abilities by not properly funding the office. Legislative Inspector General Faisal Khan’s lawsuit is the...
  • In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app

    In Theory: Spotting the morality of a parking app
    The MonkeyParking smartphone app, which, in the words of a recent Los Angeles Times editorial, “allows drivers in parked cars to let others know when they are leaving parking spots — and to turn the space over to the next driver for a fee,&...
  • Dr. Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, ethicist

    Dr. Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, ethicist
    Felix A. Khin-Maung-Gyi, executive chairman and founder of Chesapeake Research Review LLC and an ethicist whose field was human research, died Thursday at his Ellicott City home of undetermined causes. He was 58. The son of Francis Khin-Maung-Gyi, a...
  • Dolan to resign from Bethlehem council Nov. 1

    Dolan to resign from Bethlehem council Nov. 1
    Bethlehem City Councilwoman Karen Dolan, the target of a grand jury investigation that accused her of trying to use her elected office to benefit her nonprofit organization and also recommended she resign, will leave office Nov. 1. In a letter sent...
  • Deerfield Mayor's attempt to block resident's emails not "corrupt"

    Deerfield Mayor's attempt to block resident's emails not "corrupt"
    The Florida Commission on Ethics found legally insufficient a complaint from a resident that Deerfield Beach Mayor Jean Robb abused her power when she tried to block his emails. The Commission said in a decision Sept. 17 that resident Patrick Jolivet&...
  • Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott

    Wasserman Schultz visits Hobby Lobby store - to urge a boycott
    Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz of Weston, the chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, stopped at a Hobby Lobby store in her district on Wednesday – not to pick up some craft supplies for one of her kid’s school projects, but...
  • Should you help those who don't help you?

    About four years ago, L.S., was considering a career change. He liked his job, but internal politics had taken their toll and, after a decade at the same job, he decided it was time to consider other options. Once he decided what he wanted to do next, he...