The Obama administration on Thursday announced a set of financial regulations that would force companies to disclosure more information about their owners, part of an effort billed as a crackdown on tax evaders and money launderers.
Matthew Perrone, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 5:39pm
The federal government announced sweeping new rules Thursday for electronic cigarettes that will for the first time require the devices and their ingredients to be reviewed, a mandate that could offer protection for consumers and upend a multibillion dollar industry that has gone largely unregulated.
Colleen Slevin, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 4:00pm
In a rare move, a Colorado city has agreed to pay dozens of people, most of them homeless, who were sent to jail because they couldn't afford to pay fines for minor offenses like panhandling and jaywalking.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted May 5th - 3:50pm
The number of sexual assaults reported by the military dipped slightly in 2015 compared to the previous year, spurring military leaders to look for new ways to encourage troops to intervene when they see a potentially dangerous situation.