The New York state judiciary on Tuesday formally adopted a new judicial assignment rule that prevents state judges from presiding over cases involving recent contributors to their election campaigns.
The U.S. Department of Commerce said Tuesday it had preliminarily concluded that revoking countervailing duties on Atlantic salmon from Norway would lead to a recurrence of subsidies.
The National Association of Home Builders sued the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday in Pennsylvania, accusing regulators of violating the Clean Water Act while deciding the maximum amount of nitrogen, phosphorus and sediment allowable in the Chesapeake Bay.
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., on Monday blocked the reconfirmation of a U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission official over the agency's call for the federal government to side with Entergy Corp. in a suit to keep the Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant alive.
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said Monday that it will delay compliance with a rule banning the practice of "naked access" where clients trade online using a broker’s market participant identifier without the broker ever reviewing the trades.
Canadian agriculture regulators said Monday that South Korea was on track to reopen Canada’s access to its lucrative beef market after nearly a decade of banned trade.
Canada's competition regulator said Monday that it will try to block Air Canada and United Continental Holdings Inc.'s plan to combine their cross-border operations in a joint venture, citing concerns over possible monopoly pricing.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Coast Guard agreed Monday to coordinate domestic and international air pollution enforcement efforts in U.S. waters, a move they said would help stem an ongoing rise in ship emissions.
Rep. Ruben Hinojosa, D-Texas, introduced a bill Friday in the U.S. House of Representatives that would add 38 new permanent judgeships and seven temporary judgeships to overburdened federal district courts in four U.S. states along the Mexican border.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Monday proposed allowing oil and gas companies to continue using their current methods for measuring greenhouse gas emissions until the end of the year without seeking agency approval.
Volkswagen AG said Monday that it was dropping plans to install three of its executives to the board of German truck maker MAN SE as part of a nascent takeover bid, after the European Commission raised antitrust concerns about the move.
Before legislation seeking to reform the nation's patent system can make its way to the White House, lawmakers are going to have to reconcile differing proposals by the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on whether the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office should continue to turn over its fees to Congress, attorneys say.
Leading U.S. business groups on Friday urged Congress not to pass proposed legislation aimed at pressuring China to raise the value of its currency, arguing that such a measure would be ineffective and lead China to retaliate.
Google Inc. confirmed Friday that the core of its business was under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission but underscored that its competitors in the world of Internet searches were “only one click away.”
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday that it would propose updated standards for toxic air pollution from boilers and certain solid waste incinerators by October.
The U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday preliminarily determined that imports of high-pressure steel cylinders from China allegedly sold in the U.S. at less than fair value and subsidized by the Chinese government materially injure a U.S. industry.
The D.C. Circuit on Friday declined to review a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency regulation setting performance standard for medical waste incinerators, dashing the hopes of two trade associations that said the data underlying the standards was faulty.
Regulators from Florida, North Carolina and other states on Friday fought the U.S. government's push for numeric limits on phosphorus and nitrogen in water, urging a congressional panel not to use a one-size-fits-all approach to police the nutrients.
Several members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday told a House subcommittee that the agency's chairman and other senior officials suppressed information and allowed political pressure to influence the decision to scrap Nevada's long-planned Yucca Mountain nuclear waste site.
The U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission are scheduled to sign their first-ever memorandum of understanding with all three of China's antitrust enforcers in July, a top DOJ official said Friday in Washington.