The University of California’s $13.1 billion endowment produced better investment returns last year, according to new financial data. But despite a five-point gain over 2013, UC ranked seventh of the top 10 richest colleges in the U.S.
In this episode, we expose the secrets one powerful religious group was keeping; whether officers are being held accountable for committing acts of torture; and why so many U.S. cities still lack decent Internet service.
This documentary investigates a terrifying aspect of the drug wars along the U.S.-Mexico border: the recruitment of child soldiers by the notoriously violent Zetas gang.
Despite pressure from consumer advocates, the federal government has failed to set a limit for arsenic in rice. Officials still are studying the difficult question of whether arsenic in rice has cumulative, long-term health effects.
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.
Mario DeSanctis, director of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Tomah, Wisconsin, said his performance bonus was “warranted and justified” even though the facility was being investigated over runaway painkiller prescriptions and patient overdoses.
The Center for Investigative Reporting and the News Lab at Google are joining forces for an eight-part event series dedicated to connecting journalists with technologists and designers.
The House’s top oversight committee officially launched its investigation into the TSA with bipartisan support, citing allegations that an employee manipulated air marshals’ flight schedules and could have accessed government databases inappropriately.
U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, called allegations that Federal Air Marshal Service employees manipulated schedules “salacious” and said he hopes it’s an isolated incident but fears it might not be.
La industria de fresas de $2.6 billones de California depende de un tipo de pesticidas llamados fumigantes, que han sido relacionados con el cáncer, problemas de desarrollo y el agotamiento del ozono.