By Colleen Long, Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
A Justice Department investigation finds that Yale University is illegally discriminating against Asian American and white applicants, in violation of federal civil rights law. Yale denies the allegation, calling it "meritless" and "hasty."…
By Michael Balsamo, Associated Press
Rudy Meredith began cooperating with the FBI last year after investigators set up a sting in a Boston hotel room and caught him soliciting a $450,000 bribe from a parent.
By Alanna Durkin Richer, Associated Press
BOSTON — The furor on Capitol Hill over Planned Parenthood has stoked a debate about the use of tissue from aborted fetuses in medical research, but U.S. scientists have been using such cells for decades to develop vaccines and seek…
By Collin Binkley, Carla K. Johnson, Associated Press
Vikram Mansharamani's business ethics class at Yale was so oversubscribed, he let the students decide who'd gain entry to the course. What followed was a true lesson in business ethics, where random selection was the final arbiter, and transparency was…
By Vikram Mansharamani
By Simone Pathe
The marshmallow test is famous: Give a kid a marshmallow and see if he or she can show enough self-control to hold off eating it and, as a reward, enjoy a second. Its results have often be viewed as fatalistic…
Poet Katherine Larson reads from her book, "Radial Symmetry."…
After many months of heated debate, Washington was finally able to compromise on a debt deal to avert a government default this week. Judy Woodruff discusses how the battle over the debt ceiling compares to other politically polarized times with…
By Elizabeth Shell
Stephen Roach, of Morgan Stanley and now Yale and author of the book "The Next Asia," has long been among the most astute and independent of economic forecasters. He has also spent much of the past decade in the…
By April Brown
Recently, we caught up with economist Robert Shiller outside the admissions office at Yale University, where he's taught economics since 1982. He suggested we waylay a Yale campus tour -- guide and group -- to get their take on inflation.
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