Responding to complaints that universities have fallen short in policing sexual misconduct, the White House on Tuesday announced a series of measures intended to pressure college officials to step up efforts to combat rape and assaults on campus.
By By Carrie Wells and John Fritze and The Baltimore Sun
Michael Phelps, the Baltimore swimmer who has won more gold medals than any other Olympian, failed to medal today in the 400-meter individual medley as U.S. rival Ryan Lochte (4:05.18) captured his first gold of the 2012 London Olympics.
Michael Phelps barely slipped into Saturday night's final for the 400-meter individual medley, coming in eighth in the morning preliminary heats that launched the first full day of Olympic competition -- and his own fourth and final Games.
What plays well in a stadium doesn't always work so well on TV.But if the in-person thumbs-up reviews out of London Friday were accurate, the opening ceremonies of the Summer Olympics were a winner on both fronts. By and large, the version shown for four and a half hours tape delay on NBC Friday night certainly made for a fine opening to the games.