World | Associated Press | Thursday January 2, 2014
A Roman Catholic Church official in the U.S. is set to leave prison after winning an appeal of his landmark conviction in a priest-abuse scandal.
World | Barry Meier, The New York Times | Saturday December 14, 2013
Robert A. Levinson was an overweight bear of a man who once worked as an FBI agent and desperately wanted to recapture the life of international intrigue he relished as an expert on Russian organized crime.
World | Reuters | Friday December 13, 2013
IBM Corp has been sued by a shareholder who accused it of concealing how its ties to what became a major U.S. spying scandal reduced business in China and ultimately caused its market value to plunge more than $12 billion.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 16, 2013
The White House said on Friday President Barack Obama had "absolute confidence" in the Secret Service leaders, despite new reports of misconduct by agents, including extramarital affairs and visits to prostitutes.
Reuters | Friday November 15, 2013
US technology companies may face new challenges selling their goods and services in China as fallout from the U.S. spying scandal starts to take a toll.
World | Associated Press | Friday November 15, 2013
More than 18 months after a prostitution scandal in South America rocked the Secret Service, the agency in charge of protecting the president is investigating another case of suspected sexual misconduct in its ranks.
World | Associated Press | Monday November 4, 2013
The gregarious Malaysian businessman nicknamed "Fat Leonard" is well known by U.S. Navy commanders in the Pacific. But prosecutors in court papers say Leonard Francis worked his connections to obtain military secrets by arranging prostitutes, Lady Ga...
Wednesday October 30, 2013
US and European regulators ordered Dutch lender Rabobank to pay $1.07 billion to settle allegations it aided a six-year scheme to rig benchmark interest rates, imposing the fifth fine in a scandal that has helped to shred faith in the industry.
World | Associated Press | Sunday October 27, 2013
For nearly five years, Republicans have struggled to make a scandal stick to President Barack Obama's White House. One by one, the controversies faded away.
World | Reuters | Friday October 25, 2013
As a diplomatic row rages between the United States and Europe over spying accusations, state-backed Deutsche Telekom wants German communications companies to cooperate to shield local internet traffic from foreign intelligence services.
Friday September 20, 2013
JPMorgan Chase & Co, the biggest US bank, will pay approximately $920 million in penalties to regulators in two countries to settle some of its potential liabilities from its $6.2 billion London Whale derivatives loss last year, according to terms ma...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday August 13, 2013
Disgraced former US congressman Anthony Weiner insisted that he's not giving up his bid to become New York mayor despite a sexting scandal that has decimated his poll ratings.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi (With inputs from agencies) | Wednesday June 12, 2013
Amid global outrage at the revelation that US National Security Agency has been conducting secret surveillance on Web users around the world, India has said it is "unacceptable" if its privacy laws have been violated. The European Union is worried th...
World | Associated Press | Monday June 3, 2013
The chairman of a House of Representatives committee investigating the federal tax collection agency says that interviews with low-ranking employees at a field office indicated that they were directed by Washington to subject conservative groups seek...
World | Associated Press | Sunday May 26, 2013
The woman hired to clean up the scandal-scarred athletic program at Rutgers University quit as a volleyball coach 16 years ago after her players submitted a letter complaining she ruled through humiliation, fear and emotional abuse, The Star-Ledger n...
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday May 21, 2013
The political appointee who headed the IRS during the US tax agency's abusive treatment of conservative groups insisted on Tuesday that he was not involved in the scandal.
World | Reuters | Saturday May 18, 2013
The outgoing head of the US Internal Revenue Service angered Republican lawmakers on Friday by resisting their demands that he identify who at the tax-collection agency had inappropriately targeted conservative groups for extra scrutiny.
World | Associated Press | Friday May 17, 2013
President Barack Obama is defending investigations into government leaks, saying they are necessary for national security.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
With no sign of an end to three mushrooming scandals, the White House acknowledged the rising political dangers on Wednesday by launching a concerted effort at damage control.
World | Reuters | Thursday May 16, 2013
Washington's top tax official was fired on Wednesday as President Barack Obama sought to stem a rising tide of criticism in a scandal over the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative groups for special scrutiny.