E-cigarette maker Juul facing mounting scrutiny by state AGs

Aug 30, 2019

E-cigarette giant Juul is under investigation in Illinois and the District of Columbia as concerns over underage use of the company's products grows

Survivors demand US investigation of Mississippi abuse deals

Aug 30, 2019

Survivors of sex abuse in two states demanded that the federal government investigate charges that Franciscan friars molested three Mississippi men when they were young

Alabama governor apologizes for wearing blackface in college

Aug 30, 2019

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey is apologizing after a radio interview described her wearing blackface during a college skit in the 1960s

A pharmaceutical fortune, dispersed in a global labyrinth

Aug 29, 2019

An Associated Press review of court papers, securities filings and documents leaked from an exclusive Bermuda law firm shows that the Sackler family that owns Purdue Pharma has shielded its wealth in a web of companies and trusts, much of it overseas

Australia cracks down on foreign interference at university

Aug 28, 2019

Australia has announced a task force to crack down on foreign governments' attempts to meddle in Australian universities as concerns grow over Chinese influence

Detroit center replaces name of ex-mayor with racist past

Aug 27, 2019

The home of Detroit's annual auto show and other major events has officially changed its name to the TCF Center and moved on from its original name, which honored a former mayor known for racist and segregationist policies

College Board says it is replacing SAT 'adversity score'

Aug 27, 2019

The College Board is replacing the so-called adversity score associated with the SAT with a tool that will no longer reduce an applicant's background to a single number

Loughlin, husband expected in court amid spat over lawyers

Aug 27, 2019

Actress Lori Loughlin and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, are expected in court to settle a dispute over their choice of lawyers in a sweeping college admissions bribery case

After cancer treatment, Ginsburg to receive honorary degree

Aug 26, 2019

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who recently completed radiation therapy for cancer, is in Buffalo for two events, the first at the University at Buffalo to accept an honorary degree

Virginia marks 400th anniversary of slave ship arrival

Aug 24, 2019

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam and other state officials are observing the arrival of enslaved Africans to what is now Virginia 400 years ago

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