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Washington, DC - An online high school that bypasses the pep rallies, proms, and the principal’s office? Under the right circumstances, that might be an innovation in education. But what if it skips the classes and coursework while falsely promising a valid sheepskin from an accredited institution? According to a lawsuit filed by the FTC, the diplomas issued by a tangle of outfits operating under the names Jefferson High School Online and Enterprise High School Online aren’t worth the paper they’re printed on.
Yuma, Arizona - For the second straight match, the Phoenix College Bears' Women's Soccer team used a stifling defense to knock off one of the top teams in the conference, this time stifling the Arizona Western offense for the first 75 minutes of play, then holding on for a huge 2-1 victory.
Yuma, Arizona - The Phoenix College Bears' Men's Soccer team bounced back from their disappointing home loss to 2nd-ranked Yavapai two nights ago in a huge way, coming off the deck Thursday night in Yuma to score four unanswered goals in a 4-2 comeback victory over Arizona Western College. It was the 2nd straight road win for the 14th-ranked Bears over AWC in as many seasons, and upped their overall and conference marks to 6-3.
Washington, DC - Edward J. Hanko, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Philadelphia Division, and Frank Noonan, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police, announced today the addition of Eric Matthew Frein to the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted Fugitives list. Frein is wanted in connection with the homicide and attempted homicide of two Pennsylvania State Police troopers.
Laredo, Texas - On the heels of two significant hard narcotics seizures this weekend, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Laredo Port of Entry this week seized a sizable load of heroin hidden in a vehicle driven by a 71-year-old man.
Miami, Florida - Three patient recruiters were sentenced to prison today for their participation in a $20 million health care fraud scheme involving defunct home health care company Trust Care Health Services Inc. (Trust Care).
Washington, DC - One year ago, CDC issued a landmark report sounding the alarm on the top drug-resistant threats to human health. The announcement this morning of the President’s Executive Order and the National Strategy to Combat Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria marks the administration’s response to one of the most urgent health threats facing us today – antibiotic resistance.
Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: Consistent with section 110 of the Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000 (Division A of Public Law 106-386) (the "Act"), I hereby: