Harriet Ryan is an investigative reporter for the Los Angeles Times. Since joining the paper in 2008, she has written about high-profile people, including Phil Spector, Michael Jackson and Tom Girardi, and institutions, including USC, the State Bar of California, the Catholic Church, the Kabbalah Centre and Purdue Pharma, the manufacturer of OxyContin. Ryan won the Pulitzer Prize for Investigative Reporting with colleagues Matt Hamilton and Paul Pringle in 2019. She and Hamilton won the Collier Prize for State Government Accountability in 2023. She previously worked at Court TV and the Asbury Park Press. She is a graduate of Columbia University.
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USC and the online degree company 2U announced they are cutting ties after several tumultuous years.
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Former USC gynecologist George Tyndall, 76, was found dead in his home. His criminal trial had been set for next year, with scores of accusers expected to take the stand against him.
Oct. 5, 2023
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Federal prosecutor says former attorney Tom Girardi hurled an insult at him on the third day of a competency hearing. Girardi is accused of embezzling $18 million from clients.
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A federal judge will hear evidence Wednesday about whether Tom Girardi is competent to stand trial for wire fraud.
Aug. 22, 2023
George Tyndall, the former campus gynecologist at USC, must stand trial on charges of assaulting 16 patients.
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Aug. 8, 2023
A conservative Riverside County school board that had rejected a social studies curriculum that mentioned slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk reversed course.
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