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We're No. 3: U.S. Infrastructure, Education Faulted In Global Competitiveness Index

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 1:55pm

The last time the U.S. ranked No. 1 in a key economic index was 2008. Key issues cited in the 2016 report: America's problems with its infrastructure, health and primary education systems.

Whales, Sea Turtles, Seals: The Unintended Catch Of Abandoned Fishing Gear

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 1:17pm

An endangered whale was found dead over the weekend, entangled in derelict fishing gear. Such incidents have been on the rise in recent years. A new California law aims to combat the problem.

Journalist Says Trump Foundation May Have Engaged In 'Self-Dealing'

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 12:56pm

Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold says the Trump Foundation doesn't operate like a typical charity: "[Trump] doesn't seem to have understood that a charity isn't set up to benefit you."

Suspended Host's Lawsuit Casts Shadow Over Fox News' New President

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:54am

Suspended Fox News host Andrea Tantaros has accused former Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes of sexually harassing her. She says Ailes' former chief deputy, Bill Shine, acted to shut down her complaints.

A Look At How The Revolving Door Spins From FDA To Industry

Wed, 09/28/2016 - 9:48am

About 27 percent of Food and Drug Administration reviewers who approved hematology-oncology drugs from 2001 through 2010 left to work for the industry they previously regulated, an analysis found.

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