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  • Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal

    Divided Pa. Supreme Court mulls action in porn scandal
    A divided Pennsylvania Supreme Court is expected early this week to decide what to do about one of its justices caught up in the scandal over pornographic e-mails sent among state employees. But what action the court may take against Justice Seamus P....
  • L.A. Unified says it believes Deasy acted ethically on iPads

    L.A. Unified says it believes Deasy acted ethically on iPads
    As part of its settlement this week with former schools Supt. John Deasy, the Los Angeles Board of Education declared that it did not believe Deasy had done anything wrong in connection with the project to provide students with iPads, even though the...
  • Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals

    Steinberg's Senate reign marked by fiscal triumphs, peers' scandals
    Darrell Steinberg took the helm of the state Senate six years ago with the global economy in a meltdown that choked off tax revenue, causing the state budget deficit to balloon to $42 billion. It took Steinberg and other state leaders four years that...
  • Prized project becomes councilwoman's millstone

    Prized project becomes councilwoman's millstone
    When Karen Dolan fell in love with it, the 19th-century grist mill along Bethlehem's Monocacy Creek seemed destined to rot away — an eyesore in a city revered for its historic architecture. But Dolan saw promise in its stone walls, and with the...
  • The harsh truth about an Ebola vaccine: It's not so simple

    The harsh truth about an Ebola vaccine: It's not so simple
    The popular instinct about the potential of vaccines to address the horrific Ebola outbreak in West Africa is: Why delay? If there's any chance they'll work, let's get them out now. Unfortunately, things aren't that simple. That was made clear during an...
  • The public is still owed an accounting on John Deasy's iPad emails

    The public is still owed an accounting on John Deasy's iPad emails
    Will the public eventually find out the truth regarding the question-raising emails between John Deasy and the two companies that won the contract to provide iPads to students in the Los Angeles Unified School District? The terms of the separation...
  • FIFA refuses calls to release ethics report

    FIFA refuses calls to release ethics report
    World soccer's governing body has fully investigated the scandal-plagued bidding process for the next two World Cups and wants everyone to know that it has things totally under control. But you'll have to take their word on that, because FIFA says it will...
  • Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state

    Tribune endorsements for treasurer, comptroller, secretary of state
    Quick quiz: What do the Illinois treasurer and comptroller actually do? We won't make you read tiny upside down print at the bottom of the page to get your answers: The treasurer invests taxpayer money after it's collected but before it gets spent....
  • CalPERS board strips Priya Mathur of posts after ethics law violations

    CalPERS board strips Priya Mathur of posts after ethics law violations
    The country's richest public pension fund has stripped one of its 13 members of her posts on its board of administration after she repeatedly violated California's political ethics laws. Rob Feckner, board president of the California Public Employees'...
  • Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'

    Jonathan Eig on 'The Birth of the Pill'
    Of all the inventions of the 20th century, the birth control pill arguably had the most profound effect on the everyday lives of human beings. By making widely available a convenient and effective form of contraception, the pill gave women control over...
  • 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...