The U.S. Justice Department official supervising an investigation of national security leaks to the news media said the government struck the right balance when it subpoenaed phone records of Associated Press reporters and editors without informing the news organization.
Erskine Bowles and Alan Simpson, the deficit-reduction duo, are trying to rekindle congressional interest in a $2.5 trillion package of spending cuts and tax increases with new details showing how it could work.
U.S. regulators implementing a sweeping project to monitor securities trading should discard overlapping systems designed to capture similar data, according the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association.
Google Inc., operator of the world’s largest search engine, was sued in London by a U.K. Internet company for promoting its own maps over those of competitors in what it claimed was “Google’s cynical manipulation of search results.”
Macy’s Inc. will ask a judge to expand the scope of his order blocking J.C. Penney Co. from selling goods designed by Martha Stewart’s company in certain categories even if they don’t carry her name or trademark.
With a shortage of doctors in the U.S. already and millions of new patients set to gain coverage under President Barack Obama’s health-care overhaul, American medical schools are struggling to close the gap.
BHP Billiton Ltd. , the world’s largest mining company, may use last month’s 16 percent decline in iron-ore prices to persuade steelmaking clients to pay cash instead of contract-based prices from next quarter.