Our government catches big banks ignoring regulations all the time. But instead of putting them on trial and throwing reckless executives in jail, the Department of Justice nearly always agrees to a 'deferred prosecution agreement' - a type of deal...
Sexual assault on campus is a national crisis. One in five college women will be sexually assaulted before graduation, and over 100 colleges are under investigation by the federal government for mishandling cases of assault.
Moments ago, the Oregon House of Representatives joined the State Senate and voted to pass expanded background checks. That means, after years of hard work, the next and final stop for this important bill - legislation that that will save lives - is...
The Republicans' "Work Harder for Less" budget makes it harder for hardworking Americans to buy a home, pay for college, and save for a secure retirement - all while empowering special interests and paving the way for huge tax breaks for millionaires.
U.S. law enforcement officials say they've identified the two men shot by police during an attack on a controversial art exhibit in Texas. The event featured caricatures of the prophet Muhammad, which are considered offensive to Muslims.
Humankind must not be complacent in the face of the threat posed by nuclear weapons.The future of humanity and all life depends upon the outcome of the ongoing struggle between hubris and wisdom.
Hubris is an ancient Greek word meaning extreme arrogance
Leaders of the U.S. Missile Defense Agency were effusive about the new technology.It was the most powerful radar of its kind in the world, they told Congress. So powerful it could detect a baseball over San Francisco from the other side of the country.