Federal prosecutors are investigating the business practices of USA Swimming, including allegations that the organization stifled athlete sexual-abuse claims, concealed its assets and improperly reaped money from its in-house insurance company.
Federal prosecutors have gathered evidence of the president’s participation in deals to buy the silence of a former adult-film actress and an ex-Playboy model. The deals have led Trump’s former lawyer to plead guilty to violating campaign-finance...
Modern batteries need cobalt. Apple, VW and others still include in their supply chains the owner of an African mine where workers produce the metal without shoes or safety equipment.
Rebecca D. O'Brien“Of course, people die,” an executive of the company owning the mine said in May. “This is really shitty work.” He called the miners “barbarians” and said his company had resisted giving them safety equipment because they’d sell it.
The Department of Justice has launched an investigation into the FBI’s handling of sexual-abuse allegations against former U.S. gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar, people familiar with the investigation said.
The fraud trial of a former executive at Valeant is set to begin this week in Manhattan, the first prosecution to emerge from multiple investigations into the embattled pharmaceutical giant over its sales practices.
A cherished American athlete suffered a heavy toll from years of sexual abuse by U.S. team doctor Larry Nassar; powerful institutions failed to protect her.
Rebecca D. O'BrienA brief @WSJ style thread. Readers may have noticed a change in our story this weekend on McKayla Maroney and gymnastics sex abuse: Larry Nassar lost his honorific. He is no longer "Dr. Nassar," but "Nassar," on second reference.
William Strampel, the longtime boss of the now-imprisoned former sports-medicine doctor Larry Nassar at Michigan State University, was arrested Monday afternoon, according to jail records and the university.
Rebecca D. O'BrienWilliam Strampel, the longtime boss of Larry Nassar at MSU, has been arrested. Earlier this month, we reported that he told students/admin that he didn’t believe women who alleged abuse by Nassar, and that he’d volunteered himself for rectal exams.
Larry Nassar’s longtime boss at Michigan State University told a group of students and administrators in the fall of 2016 that he did not believe female patients who alleged repeated sexual abuse by the former U.S. national gymnastics team doctor.
Rebecca D. O'BrienNot to miss: Larry Nassar's former boss – a dean at MSU – told students/admins in 2016 that he didn't believe women's sex-abuse claims against Nassar. The dean also volunteered himself for student prostate exams. via @melissakorn
Former pharmaceutical executive Martin Shkreli is set to be sentenced Friday on federal securities-fraud charges, in a hearing that will likely be a referendum on Mr. Shkreli’s public persona as well as his criminal conduct.
Former Olympic gymnasts won’t participate in the U.S. Olympic Committee’s investigation into the sexual-abuse scandal surrounding former national team doctor Larry Nassar, saying they don’t trust the body to conduct a thorough and independent...
Rebecca D. O'BrienNEW: Top Gymnasts Won’t Participate in Olympic Committee’s Sexual-Abuse Probe.
The U.S. Olympic Committee on Friday defended CEO Scott Blackmun’s handling of the sexual-abuse scandal involving a team doctor at USA Gymnastics, while acknowledging that the organization hadn’t done enough in its response to it.