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  • College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months

    College Freshmen At Greater Risk Of Rape, Assault In First Few Months
    Halee Bazer, a freshman at Quinnipiac University, said she has heard about the wave of sexual assault lawsuits sweeping college campuses and plans to be cautious about parties, never go anywhere alone and call campus security for escorts if needed....
  • Facebooking Sanford judge formally charged with 'bizarre behavior,' ethics breaches

    Facebooking Sanford judge formally charged with 'bizarre behavior,' ethics breaches
    Sanford Circuit Judge Linda Schoonover, accused of retaliating against a wealthy divorcee for ignoring a Facebook friend request, was charged Monday with a variety of ethics violations by the state agency that polices judges. The most dramatic...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Idea of an L.A. Voteria is gaining currency

    Idea of an L.A. <i>Voteria </i>is<i> </i>gaining currency
    The proposal to enter L.A. voters into a cash prize lottery, for the sake of increasing turnout, is easy to attack on numerous fronts. My first reaction to last week's recommendation by the L.A. City Ethics Commission? Horror. Or maybe it wasn't...
  • Work ethic turned Corona Santiago QB Blake Barnett into a star

    Work ethic turned Corona Santiago QB Blake Barnett into a star
    If you want to know what's propelling quarterback Blake Barnett of Corona Santiago on a path toward national attention for his sports skills, it's not just his ability to pass and run and lead. Yes, those are important qualities for football's most...
  • Ethics panel wants stiffer penalty for CalPERS' Priya Mathur

    Ethics panel wants stiffer penalty for CalPERS' Priya Mathur
    The state's ethics panel is taking a get-tough stance toward a board member of the nation's biggest government pension fund, who has repeatedly failed to file legally required disclosure reports. In an unusual move, the Fair Political Practices...
  • Small village living can teach us plenty

    It takes a village.  While on extended leave in a remote area in western Greece, I found myself surrounded by nothing but wilderness, mountains, and extended family.  After living in a village, in a country with starkly different values than in the US,...
  • The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.

    The voter turnout conundrum in L.A.
    It's one of the worst ideas we've heard in a long time: Last week, the Los Angeles Ethics Commission floated a plan to offer cash prizes as an incentive to get Angelenos to vote in local elections. Sheer desperation, as far as we can tell, led the...
  • 2 Liberians who got experimental Ebola medicine said to be improving

    2 Liberians who got experimental Ebola medicine said to be improving
    Two Liberian healthcare workers who received experimental medication to fight the Ebola virus have shown some improvement, the World Health Organization said Thursday. In a statement, the international health agency said that doctors working in...