Latest Christopher Cox Stories

2011-05-16 19:29:46

Surrogate decision-makers faced with the difficult task of overseeing loved ones' medical care may find help thanks to a new decision aid aimed at patients with prolonged mechanical ventilation.

2010-12-29 13:30:00

According to media reports, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking into trading in privately-held Internet companies like Facebook and Twitter.

2009-06-01 13:49:35

Christopher Cox's policies while he led the Securities and Exchange Commission frequently stalled or diluted corporate penalties, several SEC officials said. Clearly some people wonder, 'If they don't want these kinds of cases, why should I bother doing them even though they're very important,' James Coffman, a former assistant director of the SEC's enforcement division, told The Washington Post Monday. Other officials spoke anonymously, as they were unauthorized to speak to the press, the...

2009-03-25 11:05:00

After weeks of user complaints, Facebook Inc has announced it will make minor modifications to its recently released home page design.

2008-12-24 08:24:52


2008-12-17 18:55:37

The New York financier accused of perpetrating an alleged $50 billion fraud was ordered by a judge Wednesday to be detained in his Manhattan apartment. Bernard Madoff is accused of running a decades-long Ponzi scheme.

Word of the Day
  • The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
  • In medicine, cauterization.
The word 'adustion' comes from the Latin 'adustio', 'burning'.