Federal Gov. May Crack Down On Colleges Who Produce Graduate Incapable Of Paying Back Student Loans October 30, 2014
Schools with career-oriented programs that fail to comply with the new rule announced Thursday by the Obama administration stand to lose access to federal student-aid programs.
Giffords Struggling To Make Guns A Midterm Election Issue By AP
Four years after she was shot in the head and went on to inspire millions with her recovery, Giffords is as committed as ever to pushing for tighter gun-control laws.
New Research Shows That The BP Oil Spill Left An Oily “Bathub Ring” The Size Of Rhode Island On The Sea Floor By AP
The study estimates that about 10 million gallons of oil coagulated on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico around the damaged Deepwater Horizons oil rig.
Milwaukee Family Seeks Charges In Police Shooting Of Mentally Ill Black Man By AP
"We tried to be accepting and respectful of the way the system works. ... Until it got to the point where the Mike Brown thing happened," Nate Hamilton said. "Now, you know who this police officer is, you're seeing them get information, and in Milwaukee, we're not getting
American Teen Killed By Israeli Military In West Bank Protest By AP
Orwah Hammad, 14, is the latest casualty in ongoing tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.
Missouri Police Prepare For Backlash In Michael Brown Grand Jury Verdict By AP
Police and protesters have repeatedly clashed since the shooting, which prompted a national conversation about race and police tactics. Images of officers in riot gear and armored vehicles confronting protesters have drawn widespread criticism.
After 1st Ebola Case In NYC, 3 Others Quarantined By AP
Corporate Giants Spending Billions On State Ballot Initiatives By AP
Many of the messages are tailored to defend or expand the business interests of companies such as Coca-Cola, Monsanto and ExxonMobil, yet few have their names in the ads.
Four Blackwater Guards Found Guilty Of Shooting 31 Unarmed Iraqi Civilians By AP
The men claimed self-defense, but federal prosecutors argued that they had shown "a grave indifference" to the carnage their actions would cause. All four were ordered immediately to jail.
Hong Kong Talks Between Protesters And Police Fail To Achieve Resolution To Standoff By AP
Obama admistration must justify suppression of never-before-seen photographs depicting US military torture of detainees.