Observed misconduct in US workplaces is at its lowest point in almost two decades, an achievement that appears to be related to companies’ increasing investment in ethics and compliance initiatives.
The weekend warm-up for much of the Northeast and Midwest was just a tease, and now, the polar vortex is taking over once again. However, Southerners may be spared this round of cold weather.
A Duke Energy coal-ash facility accidentally poured 100,000 cubic feet of muck this week into the Dan River on the North Carolina-Virginia border, turning it gray. The EPA is likely to tighten disposal rules on coal ash, but it won't designate it 'hazardous.'
Richard Serrano, author of 'Last of the Blue and Gray,' looks back at Civil War hoopla, chicanery, and glory.