Former Rutgers University basketball forward Derrick Randall claimed in a lawsuit he was physically and psychologically abused by former coach Michael Rice, who was fired this year over his treatment of players.
Elizabeth Warren, in her first year as a U.S. senator, has captured headlines by pressuring such industry titans as Goldman Sachs Chairman Lloyd C. Blankfein for transparency, including a Dec. 4 call for Wall Street banks to disclose their contributions to policy groups that provide financial analysis to Congress.
Rutgers University will increase football season-ticket prices $18 to $30 for all six home games, and the donations required to buy those tickets $25 to $100 per ticket for next year’s inaugural season in the Big Ten Conference, the school said in a press release.
President Barack Obama’s rating in the daily Gallup poll has fallen to its lowest level since October 2011 as his administration continues to be tarnished by the rocky debut of his health-care program.
Cory Booker joins the U.S. Senate with one year to show New Jersey voters he can transition from being mayor of Newark, where he charmed Wall Street into the start of an economic and philanthropic revival.
Iran’s new government enters nuclear negotiations today with limited economic leverage, seeking relief from oil sanctions that have squeezed as much as $5 billion a month from its revenues as the world has found other suppliers.