Seeking to calm growing criticism about his administration's handling of police misconduct cases, Mayor Rahm Emanuel appointed a new "police accountability task force", and announced at a news conference today that he has dismissed Chicago Police Superintendent Garry McCarthy.
Updated at 12:15 p.m. ET.Arne Duncan will step down as President Obama's education secretary in December, a White House official confirms to NPR.Obama has selected Deputy Education Secretary John B. King Jr. to replace Duncan.
When I interviewed Timothy Douglas about his decision to resign as Artistic Director of Remy Bumppo, he said a series of gracious things about divergent artistic visions. These remarks were barely distinguishable from the equally gracious comments made by his successor Nick Sandys.
Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) plans to resign from Congress today.The news broke a short time ago when The New York Times sent out an alert that Weiner "has told friends that he plans to resign his seat." It cited "a person told of Mr.