Study: TSA Full-Body X-Ray Scanners Miss Guns, Explosives, KnivesTeflon tape, molded plastic explosives and concealed handguns are all concealment tricks that a group of researchers were able to pull off on the Rapiscan Secure 1000 machines previously used at TSA checkpoints and currently used at courthouses, prisons and other government security stops.
Education Department Investigating 55 Colleges For Their Handling Of Sexual Abuse AllegationsSome of the 55 colleges and universities facing federal investigation for their handling of sexual abuse allegations say they're cooperating with the U.S. Education Department, though few are offering details about what information the agency is seeking.
Study: Older Couples More Likely To Divorce When Wife Is Seriously IllResearchers suggest that husbands are not providing adequate care for their stricken spouse.
Consumer Confidence Plunges, Feds Given Worst Feedback In Survey HistoryAmericans' confidence in the economy fell this month to the lowest level since April, as many worried about the impact of a 16-day partial government shutdown. The decline could weigh on spending and economic growth.
High Court Weighs Mich. Ban On Affirmative ActionAfter the Supreme Court ruled a decade ago that race could be a factor in college admissions in a Michigan case, affirmative action opponents persuaded the state's voters to outlaw any consideration of race. Now, the high court is weighing whether that change to Michigan's constitution is itself discriminatory.
Terps Add Forward Evan Smotrycz From Michigan The Terps add 6'9" Sophomore Forward Evan Smotrycz from Michigan. He'll sit out 2012-13, but will have two years of eligibility remaining.