The college admissions scandal that engulfed several Hollywood figures this year has essentially delivered a public indictment of some elite institutions. It has also sparked a larger conversation about admissions, access and inequity throughout American higher education. Paul Tough has…
Sara Netanyahu will pay around $15,000 in fines to quietly close the case, which accused her of running up large tabs at luxury restaurants for friends and family while the official prime minister's residence employed a full-time chef.
By Isabel Debre, Associated Press
U.S. prosecutors on two coasts have charged President Donald Trump critic and attorney Avenatti with extortion and bank and wire fraud.
By Brian Melley, Larry Neumeister, Associated Press
The former Trump campaign chair was indicted Wednesday for allegedly running a multi-million dollar mortgage fraud scheme in New York four years ago.
By Erica R. Hendry, Daniel Bush
By Associated Press
A federal judge on Monday sentenced former U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown to five years in prison on fraud and other charges related to a purported charity for poor students that she used as a personal slush fund.
By Lauren Neergaard, Associated Press
While the first mailings of new cards begin next April, Congress has set an April 2019 deadline for all beneficiaries to have received one.
By Jen Fifield, Stateline
Faced with growing Medicaid enrollment and tight budgets, Republican lawmakers in several states are taking steps to ensure that people receiving welfare benefits are eligible for them.
By Eric Tucker, Associated Press
The Justice Department has charged 61 defendants in the United States and abroad in connection with a call center operation that officials say is based in India.
In our news wrap Wednesday, after Republican lawmakers rejected four gun control proposals on Monday, nearly 100 Congressional Democrats staged a sit-in, refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun legislation. Also, the Department of Justice announced it…
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