U.S. Senator Pat Roberts asked colleagues to prevent Federal Communications Commission approval of Philip Falcone’s LightSquared until the agency shows the wireless service won’t disrupt the global-positioning system.
Frederick Newell, a part-time minister and small-business owner, says he thought he was helping the government when he blew the whistle on the alleged misuse of job-assistance funds in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Goldman Sachs Group Inc. agreed to pay a $10 million fine and stop holding private meetings of stock analysts and traders known as “huddles” to settle an investigation by Massachusetts’s chief securities regulator.
The U.S. House passed and sent the Senate a much-delayed bill to set agricultural policy for five years, as rural Republicans and urban Democrats overcame objections about farm subsidies and food-stamp cuts.