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News Briefing: Embattled ACORN Orders Independent Investigation

By Kate Golden on September 17, 2009No Comment
  • Britain's largest charity, Wellcome Trust, joins with Merck & Co. to start a nonprofit partnership that will create affordable vaccines against diseases common in developing countries.  [Associated Press]
  • ACORN orders an independent investigation after its employees were caught on camera appearing to advise a couple posing as a prostitute and pimp to lie about the woman's profession to get housing help.  [Associated Press]
  • A regulatory agency of the British government is investigating the architecture charity led by the Prince of Wales.  [New York Times]
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