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.
Law enforcement seminars, which began after the Sept. 11 attacks, include tactics to control crowds during protests and riots. For some, the training highlights how the friendly cop on the beat has been replaced by military-style troops.