Volkswagen Agrees To Recall 83K Diesel Vehicles With Pollution-Cheating DevicesThe U.S. Justice Department announced a partial settlement requiring Volkswagen to recall 83,000 diesel vehicles with three-liter engines equipped with pollution-cheating devices.
Alaska Airlines Gets Approval To Buy Virgin AmericaAlaska Airlines has won government approval to buy rival Virgin America after agreeing to reduce its flight-selling partnership with American Airlines.
Justice Department Overhauling Halfway House SystemThe Justice Department says it is overhauling its system of halfway houses, where most federal prisoners spend the final months of their sentences before being released.
Justice Department To Phase Out Use Of Private PrisonsThe Justice Department says it’s phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities have more safety and security problems than ones run by the government.
Memo With Transgender Bathroom Guidelines Sent To Public Schools Across The CountryPublic schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms consistent with their chosen gender identity.
Report: Justice Department Demands Documents From TheranosEmbattled Bay Area startup Theranos, already facing possible federally-imposed sanctions, has now drawn the attention of the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission, according to media reports Tuesday.
San Francisco-Based Kalobios Files For BankruptcyKalobios, the troubled South San Francisco-based drugmaker taken over by Martin Shkreli last month, is seeking bankruptcy protection less than two weeks after his arrest on securities fraud.
Justice Department Will Likely Clear Police Officer Darren Wilson In Ferguson CaseThe FBI has completed its investigation into the police shooting of an unarmed, black 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, a U.S. official said Wednesday.
HP To Pay $32.5 Million To Settle Allegations It Overcharged U.S. Postal ServiceHewlett-Packard Co. has agreed to pay $32.5 million to settle allegations that it overcharged the U.S. Postal Service during a 10-year contract for computers and services.
GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; 'Major Announcement' From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.
Obama Administratrion Permits California, Other States To Manage MarijuanaIn a sweeping new policy statement prompted by pot legalization of some form in 22 states, including California, the U.S. Justice Department gave the green light to states to adopt tight regulatory schemes to oversee the medical and recreational marijuana industries burgeoning across the country.
Google Asks To Publish More U.S. Government InformationGoogle is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government's demands for emails and other information that people transmit online.