Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business holds the top spot in Bloomberg Businessweek’s ranking of undergraduate business schools for a fourth year, as students lauded its curriculum, liberal arts bent and focus on ethics.
The debate over President Barack Obama’s health-care law has taken another twist. Now conservatives and libertarians are defending it, while the administration tries to toss part of the legislation out.
It had been two days since U.S. lawmakers negotiated all night to finish rules that would reshape the business of Wall Street. The 20-hour session left legislators, aides, lobbyists and regulators exhausted. Almost no one had a grip on all the details.
The Defense of Marriage Act, a law barring the U.S. government from recognizing same-sex unions, improperly discriminates against gay men and lesbians and should be declared unconstitutional, a lawyer for an 83-year-old widow told an appeals court.
It was exceptionally cold in Sulaymaniyah, a city in northern Iraq’s Kurdish region, on the morning of Dec. 22. Shwan Taha was sitting in the airport lounge with a bag of gifts, waiting to get back to his wife and children at home in Istanbul.