A fundraiser for some of America’s worst charities has agreed to a $25 million settlement with New York regulators to resolve allegations that the company misled potential donors and failed to disclose conflicts of interest.
In a blow to the New York City Department of Correction, federal investigators sharply criticized jail officials for using extreme violence and excessive solitary confinement against adolescent inmates at the city’s massive East River complex.
California lawmakers unanimously approved legislation designed to prevent for-profit schools from preying on veterans at taxpayer expense – but not before the bill’s author removed most of its significant provisions.
The parent companies of the University of Phoenix and Art Institutes chains, as well as ITT Tech and Strayer University would be at risk of losing all federal funding if not for the exemption, according to a Senate report.
The editors of The I Files are focusing on the slightly less well-known and moderately less glamorous News and Documentary Emmys, which feature fewer diamonds but far more muckraking than their more celebrated siblings.
The California State Auditor’s office discovered $94 million in potentially fraudulent payments and more than 300 services approved for dead people in a searing review of the state’s drug rehabilitation program for the poor.
The chance that a Chinese programmer made off with sensitive material was made possible by a set of cozy relationships – among a tainted sheriff’s official, a dubious technology startup and a woman suspected of being a spy.
The fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown has extended well beyond the borders of Ferguson. Whether you’re on the ground in Missouri or following the events from afar, we want to hear what you have to say.