For-profit Globe University's recruitment, revenue tactics questioned Former employees and students of for-profit Globe University and the Minnesota School of Business paint a picture of schools that target students eligible for subsidized loans and grants, but who have low prospects for academic success. They also raise questions about whether students at those schools -- and the taxpayers who subsidize them -- are getting their money's worth.5:35 p.m.
Syrian Activists Take On New And Riskier Roles
Over 18 months, the Syrian revolt has transformed from a peaceful protest movement to a brutal civil war with no end in sight. And as the conflict grinds on, activists who once led peaceful demonstrations have joined rebel brigades and have their own, often dangerous work to do.
College Course Lumps Homosexuality, Rape, Murder
Franciscan University of Steubenville's description of a social work course on deviant behavior says it examines "murder, rape, robbery, prostitution, homosexuality, mental illness and drug use." Gay alumni want the description changed, and the program's accreditation is being questioned.
Obama Campaign Edged Ahead In August Fundraising
Democratic committees and the Obama campaign raised a combined $114 million in August, slightly ahead of the $111 million raised by GOP groups. It's the first time the Obama camp has been ahead in several months.
When Heat Kills: Global Warming As Public Health Threat
Emerging science shows that people respond more favorably to warnings about climate change when it's portrayed as a health issue rather than as an environmental problem. Should the symbol for danger be a child instead of a polar bear?
Mitt Romney's Shifting Stance On Health Care
Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney said Sunday that he might not want to repeal the entire Affordable Care Act after all. He said he supports the provision that assures people with pre-existing health conditions can get coverage.
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