Northwestern University football coach Patrick Fitzgerald told a labor hearing it’s the program’s job to help students to excel academically, athletically and socially as the school opposes an attempt by players to be considered employees.
The Los Angeles Times won Pulitzer Prizes for exposing corruption in a California city and for feature photography, sharing the lead in the annual journalism competition with the New York Times at two awards each.
Detroit’s bankruptcy filing is bringing added scrutiny to the finances of Chicago, as the Illinois city’s struggle to contain its murder rate and swelling pension costs leave it with the lowest credit grade in 26 years.
Rawleigh Warner, the Mobil Oil Corp. chairman and chief executive officer who took corporate image- management to a new level through company sponsorship of “Masterpiece Theater” on public television and paid opinion pieces that appeared in U.S. newspapers, has died. He was 92.
Illinois Representative Jesse Jackson Jr. ended a career of almost 17 years in the U.S. Congress by resigning his House seat as he battles depression and confronts a federal investigation into his conduct.