Uber To Up Its Background Checks For DriversUber will start doing annual criminal background checks on U.S. drivers and hire a company that constantly monitors criminal arrests as it tries to do a better job of keeping riders safe.
San Francisco Sues Defense Dept. Over Gun Check System FailuresThree large U.S. cities have filed a federal lawsuit against the Defense Department, saying many service members who are disqualified from gun ownership weren't reported to the national background check system.
Bipartisan Senate Bill To Improve Gun Background Checks AnnouncedA bipartisan group of US senators announced a bill Thursday to improve reporting in the instant background system.
2 Women Sue Uber Alleging Drivers Sexually Assaulted ThemTwo women are suing Uber, alleging that inadequate driver background checks and monitoring left them and thousands of others vulnerable to sexual assault.
Background Checks For Uber And Lyft Drivers Won't Require FingerprintingWhile a new policy will have Uber and Lyft drivers going through an annual background check for the first time, drivers still won't be fingerprinted.
Background Checks For Uber, Lyft Drivers To Begin In MassachusettsDrivers for ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft will begin undergoing what Massachusetts officials say are the country's most stringent background checks.
Uber, Lyft Background Checks Toughen Up To Protect California RidersCalifornia ridesharing companies are facing stricter background checks in 2017.
California Adopts Even Tougher Gun Control Measures With Prop 63 PassageCalifornians have passed a ballot initiative that expands on some of the nation's toughest gun control measures.
AP: Trump University Staff Included Drug Trafficker, Child MolesterDonald Trump says he hand-picked only the best to teach success at Trump University.
California To Require Background Checks For Uber, Lyft DriversCalifornia will require Uber and Lyft to conduct background checks on all drivers and lay off certain criminals beginning in 2017.
California May Require Background Checks On All Uber, Lyft DriversUber and Lyft would have to conduct background checks on all drivers and lay off certain criminals under a bill California lawmakers are sending to Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown.
Feds Can Probe Twitter, Facebook Accounts For Security Background ChecksFederal investigators can now probe Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites as a part of background checks for security clearances.