Industry Regulation

Indonesia's Widodo tells AP he'll push economy, labor reform

Jul 26, 2019

Indonesia's president is vowing to push sweeping economic reforms, saying he will not have political constraints in his final term in office

Juul exec: Never intended electronic cigarette for teens

Jul 25, 2019

Juul co-founder says company never intended its electronic cigarettes to be used by underage teens

Governors weigh health care plans as they await court ruling

Jul 25, 2019

As they gather at a conference in Utah, governors from around the country are starting to think about what they would do if an appeals court upholds a lower court ruling overturning President Obama's signature health care law

NYC sues American Airlines over employee sick leave

Jul 25, 2019

New York City's worker protection department says American Airlines is violating the city's sick leave law by retaliating against workers who use sick days or not letting them use the sick leave they've accrued

Official won't resign over posts on 2 Muslim reps, Islam

Jul 25, 2019

A New Jersey school board member is refusing to resign or apologize for social media posts disparaging two Muslim congresswomen and Islam

Law lets Australian govt ban extremists for up to 2 years

Jul 25, 2019

The Australian Parliament has passed laws that enable the government to prevent suspected extremists from returning home for up to two years despite concerns it could be unconstitutional

Oregon removes assisted suicide wait for certain patients

Jul 25, 2019

A change to state law will allow certain terminally ill patients in Oregon more direct access to life-ending medications under the state's assisted suicide law

Facebook's big federal fine: Hammer or slap on the wrist?

Jul 24, 2019

The FTC's record $5 billion fine and new oversight of Facebook is a serious attempt to reign in the world's largest social network after years of privacy mishaps

Justice Department launches antitrust probe of Big Tech

Jul 23, 2019

Justice Department launches antitrust probe of Big Tech

The Latest: Expert says tech probe means new legal standard

Jul 23, 2019

An antitrust expert believes a Justice Department investigation into whether major technology companies are abusing their market power may prompt U.S. government regulators to interpret the law in new ways.