City University of New York, which graduated 12 Nobel laureates between 1930 and 1950, is making a bid to return to the spotlight by hiring Princeton University economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman.
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell, also a former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said in an interview with Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that U.S. drone strikes should be limited to targets that present a “real, immediate threat to us” and conducted by the military rather than the Central Intelligence Agency.
The U.S. House of Representatives ethics committee is scheduled to decide tomorrow whether to punish Congressman Charles Rangel , a New York Democrat found guilty of 11 counts of violating House rules.
The U.S. House ethics committee submitted its report on Representative Charles Rangel of New York to the full chamber today, paving the way for a vote by lawmakers on whether to censure him for ethical violations.
Representative Charles Rangel , seeking “fairness and mercy” over his violations of House rules, admitted he made numerous mistakes while saying he did “nothing corrupt” and didn’t sell his office or votes.
Alan Abelson, a columnist who cast a skeptical eye on U.S. financial markets and skewered targets from Alan Greenspan to Warren Buffett during more than four decades at Barron’s magazine, has died. He was 87.