Harvard Revokes Du Bois Medal Awarded to Harvey Weinstein

The Ivy League university was the latest institution to distance itself from the Hollywood mogul following allegations of sexual assaults and harassment of women.

A MacArthur ‘Genius’ on Overcoming Modern Farm Slavery

By NOAM SCHEIBER October 18, 2017 Greg Asbed has spent much of his life fighting horrific labor abuses, including slavery. An organizer and human rights strategist, he co-founded the Coalition of Immokalee Workers, a group that pioneered a system for...

Medal of Honor Goes to Vietnam Medic Who Ran Through ‘Hell on Earth’

By NICHOLAS FANDOS July 31, 2017 WASHINGTON — It was clear almost as soon as the May 1969 assault began that the orders — to attack Nui Yon Hill, near the city of Tam Kỳ, Vietnam — were flawed. The North Vietnamese and the Vietcong...

This Boy Scout Has Enough Merit Badges for a Whole Troop

By CHRISTOPHER MELE June 20, 2017 Ty Bingham had to earn 21 merit badges on his way to becoming an Eagle Scout. It’s the highest rank in Boy Scouts, reached by more than 2.4 million boys since the award was first presented in 1912. But the California...