President Donald Trump on Monday approved new tariffs and quotas on imports of solar cells and washing machines, capping a pair of contentious trade battles and marking the first time the U.S. has imposed safeguard restrictions since 2001.
Congress passed a bill to reopen the federal government on Monday, sending a bill to fund the government through Feb. 8 to President Donald Trump after a standoff over the weekend.
Federal prosecutors in New York on Monday charged three former members of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board and three former top executives at accounting giant KPMG in an alleged scheme to use stolen confidential information to help KPMG obtain better results on audits conducted by the regulatory board.
The U.S. Supreme Court won't rethink the Article III standing bar it set in its landmark 2016 Spokeo decision in a dispute over alleged inaccuracies on a credit report, rejecting a petition from Spokeo Inc. to resolve what it called "widespread confusion" over what types of intangible injuries can establish standing.
A former Dentons associate arrested on felony extortion charges for allegedly downloading confidential information from the firm and threatening to release it unless the firm paid $210,000 was sentenced by a California federal judge to five months in prison on Monday, months after agreeing to plead guilty to a misdemeanor.
The U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that bringing state claims in federal court stops the clock on the statute of limitations for those claims, handing a victory to a fired D.C. health inspector attempting to sue the city for gender discrimination and retaliation.
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to hear a timber company's bid to overturn a 2016 Fifth Circuit ruling that upheld the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's decision to declare 1,500 acres of private property in Louisiana a refuge for an endangered frog species even though the species does not live there.
The U.S. Supreme Court held Monday that challenges to an Obama-era rule defining the federal government’s authority under the Clean Water Act belong at the district rather than appellate court level, dealing a blow to executive branch agencies that argued appeals courts were the appropriate venue.
Celgene has agreed to buy rival biotechnology business Juno Therapeutics for around $9 billion, the companies said Monday, marking the second multibillion-dollar acquisition made by Celgene this month.
Sanofi has agreed to buy Bioverativ, a biopharmaceutical business focused on developing treatments for hemophilia and other rare blood disorders, for about $11.6 billion, the companies announced Monday.
The Senate failed to reach a funding deal Sunday night, extending the government shutdown as both parties continued to clash over longstanding spending and immigration issues.
The Seventh Circuit on Friday declined to revive claims in more than 1,000 lawsuits against Pfizer Inc. included in the multidistrict litigation for testosterone replacement therapy drugs, finding the suits’ state law claims about the company’s drug Depo-Testosterone were preempted by federal drug regulations.
Michael “The Situation” Sorrentino, a performer on the defunct reality TV series “Jersey Shore,” and his brother Marc Sorrentino copped to tax-related charges Friday in New Jersey federal court, with the television personality’s attorney later saying that he hopes to stay out of prison.