New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has been held in contempt of court on Friday, The Times-Picayune reported.» Read More
Five American airlines are under investigation for possible price-gouging after a deadly Amtrak crash in Philadelphia in May.
Five years after the president signed the Dodd-Frank financial-reform act, Barney Frank takes on the critics on two key points.
Social media giants are pushing back against a Senate bill that would require them to alert federal authorities of any terrorist activity.
Twenty-two financial companies that have served as primary dealers of U.S. Treasury securities were sued in federal court on Thursday.
Two inspectors general have asked the Justice Department to open an investigation into whether sensitive government information was mishandled in connection with the personal email account Hillary Rodham Clinton used as secretary of state, senior government officials said. The New York Times reports.
Regulators worry that in addition to the problems posed by the Takata air bag recalls, the technologies could have broader issues.
Other states are more lenient on offending motorists.
Drone users have been warned to stick to the rules for flying unmanned aircraft or risk breaking the law by the U.K's aviation regulator.
Online classified portal Backpage.com sued Sheriff Tom Dart after he pressed credit cards to cut off the website, USA Today says.
Hedge funds and and a new type of patent troll are using loopholes in patent law for gains, stifling innovation, says author Joseph Gulfo.
Senate negotiators say they've reached an agreement on a six-year highway and transit bill subject to approval by rank-and-file lawmakers.
LifeLock shares were battered after the Federal Trade Commission claimed the company violated the terms of a 2010 settlement.
For those worried that the Ashley Madison hack will cost them in divorce—that may not be the case, says lawyer Jacqueline Newman.
Rulings by justices with a potential financial interest in the outcome of the cases raise new questions about the credibility of the court.
A group of nuns that object to selling their convent to Katy Perry is taking legal action to voice their opinions, the NYT reports.
Married same-sex couples have to deal with state laws that treat their finances differently than married opposite-sex couples.
A court said airline employees can't be held liable if they fail to accurately describe a passenger's bomb reference when reported to security.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is moving to halt Uber's expansion in New York City, citing traffic congestion, The New York Times reports.
A dozen people were killed and 70 were injured in the rampage three years ago.
The federal government should adopt "fair chance" policies for the formerly incarcerated, these two advocates say.