By Richard Pollock | 07/07/14 10:03 AM
When leaders of the animal rights movement agreed May 15 to pay $15.7 million to America's most famous circus, it seemed to be the end of the 14-year-old case.
By Mark Tapscott | 07/06/14 05:54 PM
A federal judge will decide Tuesday whether to lift a 16-month-old "temporary" stay on a non-profit government watchdog's Freedom of Information Act lawsuit for Operation Fast and Furious scandal documents.
07/06/14 10:45 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — During her final years working for the state tax board, Peggy Robinson went to work afraid of the building mold that she says left her with constant coughing, headaches and skin rashes. She also recalls water problems culminating in burst pipes flooding floors and...
07/06/14 05:45 PM
MIAMI (AP) — A Miami man has been added to federal health officials' list of most wanted fugitives. Sandy De La Fe was indicted last year on charges of conspiracy to commit health care fraud and health care fraud. Investigators say De La Fe owned a Miami pharmacy and participated in a...
07/03/14 02:00 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling more than 660,000 cars and SUVs because the brake lines can rust and leak fluid, and that can mean it will take longer to stop the vehicles. For about half the vehicles, it's the second recall for the same problem. Affected are 2005 through 2009 Legacy and...
07/02/14 07:30 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — Two construction safety companies dispatched cooks, hairdressers, bellhops and musicians to sign off as licensed safety experts — one of them dead — on inspections at dozens of high-rise sites, authorities said Wednesday. Flouting a city law that requires a private-sector...
07/02/14 07:15 PM
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A group of American Indians wants a court to preserve and eventually release an investigative file containing inappropriate emails sent by a federal judge, including a racist message involving President Barack Obama. Two Indian advocacy groups from Montana and South...
07/02/14 11:30 AM
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — A former driver and personal assistant to imprisoned hedge-fund founder Raj Rajaratnam says he was asked to help funnel money from his boss to other inmates at a federal prison in Massachusetts. The allegations are contained in a wrongful termination lawsuit filed June...
By Richard Pollock | 07/01/14 07:10 PM
Renovation costs for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's Washington headquarters have gone up another $65 million in the past six months, and there's no "sound basis" for the renovations, an internal government watchdog says. Â
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/01/14 06:27 PM
The inspector general for the Department of Health and Human Services released a report highlighting problems verifying eligibility for federal health insurance subsidies under the Affordable Care Act.
07/01/14 08:00 PM
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Top ranking New York state Sen. Thomas Libous pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge that he lied to the FBI about using his position to arrange a legal job and an inflated salary for his son. An indictment unsealed Tuesday alleges that the Binghamton Republican...
07/01/14 07:15 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Graco Children's Products is recalling 1.9 million infant car seats, bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, in what is now the largest seat recall in American history. The recall, announced Tuesday, comes after a five-month spat between Graco and the National Highway...
07/01/14 06:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — T-Mobile US knowingly made hundreds of millions of dollars off its customers in potentially bogus charges, federal regulators alleged Tuesday in the first lawsuit of its kind against a wireless provider. The lawsuit by the Federal Trade Commission, which fueled a separate...
By Mark Tapscott | 07/01/14 05:04 PM
IRS attorneys will be even busier than normal next week, because another federal judge has told them to show up in court July 11 to defend the federal tax agency.
07/01/14 04:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the 8 million Americans signed up under the new health care law now have to clear up questions about their personal information that could affect their coverage. A government watchdog said Tuesday the Obama administration faces a huge task resolving these...
By Michael Barone | 07/13/14
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