Industry Regulation

HHS rolls back protections for transgender people

May 24, 2019

A new Trump administration rule would roll back sex discrimination protection for transgender people in health services

US withdraws train crew proposal that came after explosions

May 24, 2019

The Trump administration is withdrawing a proposal for freight trains to have at least two crew members

Deutsche Bank ready for 'tough cuts' as share price sags

May 23, 2019

The CEO of Deutsche Bank is saying he is ready to make "tough cuts" as he aims to strengthen the struggling bank's profitability and raise what he called a "disappointing" share price

Judge rules Qualcomm violated antitrust law in chip market

May 23, 2019

A federal judge has ruled that Qualcomm violated antitrust laws

Plan to create special pot banks moves forward in California

May 21, 2019

The country's largest legal marijuana market could benefit if California approves a measure creating a special class of banks to handle pot money

Oregon hunts for bodies at ex-asylum seen in 'Cuckoo's Nest'

May 21, 2019

Oregon will use ground-penetrating radar to search for bodies buried on a campus of the former psychiatric hospital where the movie "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" was filmed

Vatican financial watchdog boasts steady progress on reform

May 21, 2019

The Vatican's financial watchdog says that after nearly 10 years of reforms, the Holy See has a "fully functioning" system of financial regulation and intelligence that is increasingly integrated into the global financial system

Senate GOP leader would raise age for buying tobacco to 21

May 20, 2019

The Senate's top Republican is introducing legislation to raise the minimum age for purchasing tobacco from 18 to 21

Nancy Pelosi honored with JFK Profile in Courage Award

May 20, 2019

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been honored with the 2019 John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage Award

APNewsBreak: Schumer calls for probe of Chinese rail tech

May 19, 2019

APNewsBreak: The Senate's top Democrat wants an investigation into whether a plan for new subway cars in New York City designed by a Chinese state-owned company could pose a threat to national security