Government fines have been turned into billions in corporate tax deductions, finds a new study.
December 4, 2015
Najibullah Quraishi has covered the war in Afghanistan for more than a decade, but embedding with ISIS fighters who've recently emerged there "was the most risky and dangerous job ever I've done in my life," he says.
November 17, 2015
Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has issued a cease-and-desist order to the nation’s two largest daily fantasy sports companies, saying that the betting that takes place on their sites breaks New York's online gambling laws.
November 10, 2015
Nearly 10 years after Congress passed a law to curb online gambling, a new investigation finds offshore sites are not only still thriving, but in some cases routing crucial parts of their operations through equipment based in the U.S.
October 25, 2015
Fantasy sports has made some players very rich, but critics say the booming business is no different than other forms of online gambling that Congress set out to ban nearly a decade ago.
October 15, 2015
Two-and-a-half years ago, Pope Francis inherited a church beset by scandal. Have his reforms done enough to turn it around?
September 24, 2015
Nearly four in five football players examined by one of the nation's leading brain banks tested positive for the disease now at the center of the debate over concussions in football.
September 18, 2015
Internal documents show company researchers warning of the risks of global climate change as early as 1977, years before the issue emerged on the national agenda, according to a new investigation by InsideClimate News.
September 16, 2015
Four security workers failed to properly sound the alarm to superiors upon the drug kingpin's escape from a Mexican super-max prison in July, said a federal court.
September 8, 2015
The return marks a striking reversal of fortune for Brooks, who stepped down in 2011 during the height of Britain's phone hacking scandal.
September 2, 2015
A former Montana lawmaker has been banned from politics in an ongoing controversy around the role of "dark money" groups in the post-Citizens United campaign landscape.
August 27, 2015
The conflict in Yemen has resulted in a "bloody trail of civilian death" that in some instances, may amount to war crimes, the human rights group says in a new report.
August 19, 2015