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  1. Jindal: Bush 'got it wrong' on immigrationThu, 30 Jul 2015 11:30:19 GMT
    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said Wednesday he disagreed with competing GOP presidential candidate Jeb Bush's plan for comprehensive immigration reform, arguing that the conversation can only happen once the border is secure. "I think the Gang of Eight got it wrong. More...
  2. Schumer: How did theater shooter get gun?Thu, 30 Jul 2015 07:15:52 GMT
    Sen. Chuck Schumer on Wednesday asked the FBI to investigate how the Lafayette, Louisiana, theater shooter was able to purchase a gun despite having well-documented mental health issues. The New York Democrat also called on Congress to pass new legislation to improve the background check system he calls potentially "flawed." More...
  3. Planned Parenthood seeks fed study of fetal tissue researchThu, 30 Jul 2015 03:06:09 GMT
    Under fire for its role in providing fetal tissue for research, Planned Parenthood asked the government's top health scientists Wednesday to convene a panel of independent experts to study the issues surrounding the little-known branch of medicine. Planned Parenthood's request to the National Institutes of Health came as Senate Republicans pressed their fight to bar the organization from receiving federal aid. More...
  4. US court in Chicago says drug-sniffing dog fails the smell test; wrong nearly half the timeWed, 29 Jul 2015 22:56:27 GMT
    That's the core finding of a potentially influential new ruling from the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which considered the question of how much police should rely on their K-9 partners to justify searches when a dog's own competence, as in Lex's case, is itself suspect. The opinion stems from an appeal by Larry Bentley Jr, a St. Louis man serving 20 years in prison for drug possession. More...
  5. Feds accuse Philadelphia congressman Fattah of corruptionWed, 29 Jul 2015 21:56:49 GMT
    U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah paid off a campaign loan with charitable donations and federal grants, funneled campaign money to pay down his son's student loan debt and disguised a lobbyist's bribe as payment for a car he never sold, prosecutors said Wednesday in announcing a racketeering indictment against the congressman. The 11th-term Democrat led a conspiracy that engaged in bribery, fraud, money laundering and other crimes, and netted him hundreds of thousands of dollars, federal investigators said. More...
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  1. Lawsuit Accuses CVS of Overcharging for Generic DrugsFri, 31 Jul 2015 02:29:31 GMT
    CVS deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court. More...
  2. Two Charged in Card-Skimming Scam of Michaels StoresThu, 30 Jul 2015 22:27:10 GMT
    Two men have been charged with taking part in a conspiracy to steal 94,000 credit and debit card numbers from customers of the arts-and-crafts chain. More...
  3. California Beats Water Conservation TargetThu, 30 Jul 2015 18:51:10 GMT
    Water use in California fell 27 percent in June, passing the conservation target set by Gov. Jerry Brown during the drought, regulators said Thursday. More...
  4. Anti-Fraud Credit Cards: Many Retailers Ill PreparedThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:56:56 GMT
    By the fall, millions of Americans will have gotten new high-tech credit and debit cards, but many retailers aren't ready for an upcoming changeover. More...
  5. Google Refuses French Order to Apply 'Forgotten' GloballyThu, 30 Jul 2015 17:56:23 GMT
    Google is appealing a French authority's order that it scrub search results worldwide when users are granted "right to be forgotten" requests. More...
  6. Millions of Homeowners Underwater on MortgagesThu, 30 Jul 2015 16:14:42 GMT
    Some 7.4 million borrowers were still "seriously" underwater on their mortgages at the end of June, according to RealtyTrac. More...
  7. What You Need to Know About Fiat Chrysler Buy-BackThu, 30 Jul 2015 15:36:58 GMT
    Confused about whether you qualify for Fiat Chrysler's buy-back program or if your vehicle is subject to a safety recall? Here's what you need to know. More...
  8. Jetliner's Cracked Windshield Triggers Emergency LandingThu, 30 Jul 2015 14:27:41 GMT
    A Virgin Australia Boeing 777 passenger jet made an emergency landing at Los Angeles International Airport after suffering a cracked windshield. More...
  9. What New TSA Chief Has in Mind for Air TravelersThu, 30 Jul 2015 14:25:54 GMT
    New TSA administrator Peter Neffenger vows to improve on the 96 percent failure rate in weapons detection found in recent undercover testing. More...
  10. Aluminum-Sided F-150 Gets Mixed Results in Crash TestsThu, 30 Jul 2015 13:34:09 GMT
    Ford's new aluminum-sided F-150 pickup saw mixed results in new crash tests, and the damaged trucks cost more to repair than steel-bodied ones. More...