The Latest: November 2013

Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 12

As the NFL season enters the home stretch, the league is slowly but surely creeping toward the milestone of 100 concussions. (read more »)

Criminal Justice
A Systemwide Failure

What happens when your abuser is a cop? How the entire criminal justice system fails these victims (read more »)

Social Issues
New Report Offers Details, but No Motive for Sandy Hook Shooter

The first comprehensive account of what led up to that fatal day offers new details about Adam Lanza, but no explanation for what he did. (read more »)

Foreign Affairs / Defense
Egypt Adopts Broad New Restrictions On Protests

Human rights groups warn that the new law will virtually criminalize the kind of mass demonstrations that forced presidents Hosni Mubarek and Mohamed Morsi from power. (read more »)

Why Immigrant Detainees Still Aren’t Safe from Abuse

People held in immigration detention centers still face challenges reporting sexual abuse and assault, sometimes because the government deports them before an investigation is completed, a government watchdog report found. (read more »)

Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 11

A total of 80 NFL players have been sidelined by a concussion during the 2013 season, and in Week 11, at least seven more players appeared to go down with a head injury. (read more »)

Business / Economy / Financial
How JPMorgan’s $13 Billion Settlement Stacks Up

Its the largest fine against an American company ever -- and here's how it compares to other recent bank settlements. (read more »)

Oswald: Myth, Mystery and Meaning

Don DeLillo, Edward J. Epstein, and Gerald Posner respond to questions about the elusive character and contested significance of the 24-year-old former Marine who shot John F. Kennedy. (read more »)

8 Things You May Not Know About Lee Harvey Oswald

For 50 years, Lee Harvey Oswald has remained the enigmatic figure at the center of the Kennedy assassination. Was he a lone gunman? A conspirator? A patsy? (read more »)

Health / Science / Technology
Do Hospital Workers Really Wash Their Hands?

One hospital sent around a "secret shopper" to find out. (read more »)

Bill Tries, Again, to Curb For-Profit Colleges’ Share of GI Cash

For the second time in two years, Congress is trying to close a loophole that allows for-profit colleges and universities to collect billions of federal dollars in tuition from veterans. (read more »)

Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 10

A total of 71 NFL players have been sidelined by a concussion during the 2013 season, and in Week 10, at least nine more appeared to go down with a head injury. (read more »)

Ruling in NCAA Case May Bring Some Players Closer to Share of Profits

The case centers around rules preventing college athletes from sharing in licensing deals or TV revenue. (read more »)

Three Former NFL Stars Diagnosed With Telltale Signs of CTE

NFL Hall of Famer Joe DeLamielleure is one of three players to test positive for signs of the crippling brain disease, chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (read more »)

Afghanistan / Pakistan
Meet the New Head of the Pakistani Taliban

Watch rare video of Maulana Fazlullah, the mastermind behind the shooting of education activist Malala Yousafzai. (read more »)

Social Issues
Map: Where is Childhood Homelessness Getting Worse?

Four years into the nation's economic recovery, the issue of childhood homelessness has only grown worse. (read more »)

Business / Economy / Financial
Exclusive: Watch Billionaire Steven Cohen Stumble Over Insider Trading Rules

In a never-before-published video, hedge fund titan Steven A. Cohen, whose firm this week pleaded guilty to securities fraud, describes federal securities laws as "vague," and asks for an explanation of the basic rule that prohibits insider trading. (read more »)

Concussion Watch: NFL Head Injuries in Week 9

A total of 62 NFL players have been sidelined by a concussion during the 2013 season, and in Week 8, at least eight more appeared to go down with a head injury. (read more »)

Criminal Justice
Border Patrol To Keep Controversial Deadly Force Rules

In a new interview, Border Patrol chief Mike Fisher says he will continue to allow his agents to shoot at rock-throwers and vehicles, despite independent recommendations against the practice. (read more »)

Criminal Justice
Report: Medical Professionals Participated in Torture of Terror Suspects

They helped to force-feed detainees, participated in waterboarding, and failed to report abusive treatment, according to a two-year task force review. (read more »)



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