FROM Kent Jenkins
Orange County-Based Corinthian Colleges Selling Most Campuses As part of a deal with the federal government, Corinthian Colleges of Santa Ana is selling or shutting down almost 100 of its for-profit campuses across the country. This comes after more than a year of state and federal investigations into accusations of false advertising aimed at low income students who qualify for large federal loans. Many graduates say that promises of job placement have not panned out, and the Department of Education is withholding loan money. It says Corinthian falsified job placement and academic records and refused to turn over some documents.
The longest US war: Will Trump send more troops to Afghanistan? The Trump White House is divided over the Pentagon's request for more troops in Afghanistan—where the US has been fighting for the past 16 years. Is there a formula -- either for "victory" or a political settlement? Is there an end in sight for America's longest war?
Is the threat from Russia missing from the Russia meddling probe? There's much being made about the Trump administration's possible ties with Russia. But the bottom line is Russia's effort to influence American democracy. Do the President and his aides care enough to take action before voters go back to the polls?
Trump plays scolder-in-chief with NATO allies At the opening of NATO’s dramatic new headquarters in Brussels today, President Trump acknowledged that Article 5 — promising that “an attack on one nation is an attack on all” -- has only been invoked one time: in the aftermath of September 11. But the President failed to provide what 27 other Alliance members have been waiting for: a re-commitment by America’s new leader to Article 5. Instead, they got a scolding.
Venezuela spirals into economic and political chaos Venezuela, a country whose potential for prosperity is unmatched, finds itself on the verge of civil war. What sustains the repressive government? With time running out, guest host León Krauze looks at what the international community can do to pull the country from the edge of collapse.