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Arch Insurance Says Policy Doesn’t Cover USC’s $215M Sex Abuse Settlement

Arch Specialty Insurance Co. is arguing in a recently filed a lawsuit that it shouldn’t have to cover the University of Southern California’s $215 million settlement in a case in which the school’s gynecologist was accused of sexual assault because …

Students from University of Southern California, Other Schools File Admissions-Scandal Class Action

The University of Southern California, Yale University, the University of California Los Angeles and other colleges were sued by two Stanford University students seeking class status over the admissions-bribery scandal that broke Tuesday with charges against 50 parents, coaches, proctors …

Study: Economic Costs of Pandemic in U.S. Could Be $34-45 Billion

A pandemic influenza outbreak in the United States could have economic costs nearly double the total amounts experts have previously calculated, depending on how the public, government and businesses respond to an epidemic, according to policy and risk experts in …

Light Rail Train Hits Car in California Partially Derails, 21 Hurt

A light rail train slammed into a car at a crossing in front of the University of Southern California, seriously injuring the driver and the train’s operator. Nineteen passengers on the train suffered lesser injuries. The Metro Expo Line train …

Dartmouth, USC Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct Responses

Dartmouth College and the University of Southern California are under investigation by the U.S. Education Department for their responses to campus sexual harassment and misconduct. The department’s Office for Civil Rights is investigating the two colleges for violations of Title …

Four Major Universities Facing Sexual Assault Claims by Students

Students from four universities said they filed federal complaints alleging that their schools failed to address campus sexual assault and harassment. The college students filed actions with the U.S. Education Department against Dartmouth College, Swarthmore College, the University of Southern …