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Fox News Leaves Out Key Facts In Report On GA Voter Registration "Scandal"

Fox News ran a misleading segment highlighting Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp's investigation into fraud allegations against a nonpartisan voter education and registration group, failing to note key facts about the accusations. The...Show More Summary

Ex-director of Brazil’s state oil giant Petrobras refuses to testify in graft trial

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

An ex-director of Brazil’s state oil giant Petrobras at the center of a scandal after accusing dozens of politicians of taking oil deal kickbacks, gave nothing away in a hearing Wednesday. “I reserve the right to remain silent,” Paulo Roberto Costa, who headed Petrobras’...

Even Some At Fox News Are Skeptical Of Attkisson's Latest Benghazi Conspiracy Theory

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly questioned whether the latest report from discredited investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson, which baselessly suggested a Benghazi cover-up by State Department officials, actually constituted a "scandal."On...Show More Summary

The Justice Department’s Scandalous Decision to Invoke ‘State Secrets’ & Protect an Anti-Iran Group

In an unprecedented move, the United States government has moved to invoke the state secrets privilege in a private defamation lawsuit, which does not appear to hinge upon any government activity. The government has also called for the...Show More Summary

Rutgers apologizes to Penn State for the ‘regrettable behavior’ of some of its fans

Rutgers Athletic Director Julie Hermann apologized to Penn State fans on behalf of her school. Nittany Lions fans ran into quite a bit of off-color signage alluding to the child sex-abuse scandal that rocked the school in the worst of ways in 2012. That’s when the NCAA levied unprecedented penalties on the school’s football program, […]

How a Nebraska newspaper kicked off a major prison sentencing scandal

PRAIRIE VILLAGE, KS — “Had the World-Herald not broken the story, nothing would have happened.” So said Nebraska state Sen. Ernie Chambers at a dramatic Sept. 4 hearing on a scandal that has rocked the state’s Department of Corrections,...Show More Summary

Bondy: Scandal puts rivalry between Rutgers and Penn State in subdued state

When it was done, the Rutgers quarterback who threw five interceptions insisted it really hadn’t been so different, this Big Ten football. Just a disappointing defeat.

30 Seconds With Jay Paterno: After a Scandal, a Son Strives to Reshape His Father’s Legacy

Jay Paterno, the son of the football coach Joe Paterno, has written a book in defense of his father, who was caught up in the Jerry Sandusky sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

Estimate Shows The Jerry Sandusky Scandal Cost Penn State At Least $89 Million

Among the schools with the athletic programs that make the most money one thing that stands out is how much Penn State University's athletic department revenue has fallen since 2011 while almost all other schools saw their revenue increase. Show More Summary

Watch A CAIR Representative Shut Down Fox News' Attempt To Attribute A Terrorist Group's Actions To Islam

From the September 11 edition of Fox News' The Kelly File: Previously: Right-Wing Media Scandalize Obama For Distinguishing Islam From Terrorism Muslim Leaders Have Roundly Denounced Islamic State, But Conservative Media Won't Tell You That

Military Sex Assault Scandal: Half Of All Victims Are Men, 38 Per Day, Pentagon Reveals

The crisis of sex assault in the United States military extends far beyond attacks on female soldiers by men. About half of all military sex assault victims are men and in fact, men are raped in the military at a shocking rate of 38Show More Summary

Right-Wing Media Scandalize Obama For Distinguishing Islam From Terrorism

Right-wing media scandalized President Obama's assertion that the Islamic State does not represent Islam during a primetime address to the country on his plan to combat the threat of the Islamic State -- a common differentiation that former President George W. Show More Summary

Muzzling the messenger

last weekNews : Banyan

EVER since gaining independence in 2002, Timor-Leste has boasted one of Asia’s freest presses. Its media exposed the mismanagement of state funds, corruption and other scandals involving government employees. But their freedom could come to an abrupt end if the parliament endorses a new law to regulate the media. Show More Summary

Figuring Out How to Be a Penn State Fan In the Post-Sandusky World

Like many Penn State alum, Larry Bernstein was horrified by the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal and wonders if rooting for his alma mater will ever be the same. The post Figuring Out How to Be a Penn State Fan In the Post-Sandusky World appeared first on The Good Men Project.

Congress to NFL -- Stop BS'ing America ... Come Clean On Ray Rice Tape

The United States Congress has inserted itself in the Ray Rice scandal... the House Judiciary Committee has just fired off a letter to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell... questioning his handling of the case.The letter -- signed by 12 members of the…

Penn State Revels in Lifting of Penalties Imposed in the Sandusky Scandal

The news that the bowl eligibility and scholarship figures were to be restored was deeply felt on a campus.

Penn State Students Celebrate End of Sex Abuse Scandal Football Punishment

Thousands of Penn State University students turned out to rally and celebrate the end of the ban imposed on the Nittany Lions as part of the fallout over the Jerry Sandusky sex-abuse scandal. During the impromptu rally students sangShow More Summary

Elimination of NCAA sanctions gives Penn State recruiting flexibility

Options. Penn State football now has a lot more of them. Monday, the NCAA quietly released the news that the remaining postseason and scholarship sanctions against the Nittany Lions from the Jerry Sandusky scandal have been lifted. While...Show More Summary

McDonald's Global Same-store Sales Fall 3.7 Pct In August

(Reuters) - McDonald's Corp's sales at established restaurants fell in every region in August, hurt by a recent meat scandal in China and higher competition in the United States. McDonald's shares were down 1 percent in premarket trading. Show More Summary

Penn State Students Celebrate Lifted Sanctions, Chant Joe Paterno's Name

last weekSports : Deadspin

Earlier today, the NCAA lifted the sanctions placed on Penn State's football program after the Jerry Sandusky scandal. The team will be bowl-eligible and have its scholarships returned. Tonight, Penn State students celebrated by meeting at Old Main, and chanting the late head coach Joe Paterno's name, among other things. Read more...

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