Under pressure from lawmakers and journalism groups for the Justice Department’s subpoena of reporters’ telephone records, the Obama administration sought to revive a bill to help journalists protect confidential sources.
The National Association of Attorneys General has asked the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to place a “black box warning” on labels of the opioid category of prescription-pain relievers to alert pregnant women that use of such drugs may harm infants.
Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker by sales, said it received $2.19 billion in cash from Petrochemical Industries Co. of Kuwait as compensation for the cancellation of a joint venture more than four years ago.
Bank of America Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. violated terms of a nationwide settlement reached last year over banks’ residential mortgage foreclosure practices, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said he will announce new enforcement actions against major financial institutions as part of his effort to “protect New York homeowners” after calling the first such lawsuit last year a “template” for future litigation.