The court-appointed trustee liquidating Bernard Madoff's firm said he began distributing $464 million to the imprisoned swindler's former customers on Friday, boosting their recovery to roughly $12.2 billion.
In the more than five years since the end of civil war in South Sudan, what began as a Hollywood-friendly script of heroism and positive celebrity activism has disintegrated into the stuff of a horror movie.
Democratic presidential hopefuls Sens. Kamala Harris and Elizabeth Warren said they both support reparations for African-Americans affected by slavery. Asked about the matter last week on the 105.1 FM show “Breakfast Club,” Harris agreed with the host that reparations are necessary to address problems of “inequities.” “America has a history of 200 years of slavery....
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