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A majority of U.S. states have begun a joint investigation of Volkswagen AG in the widening fallout from the company’s admission that 11 million of its diesel vehicles use software to cheat emissions tests. more
When Stephen Breyer, President Bill Clinton’s second appointment to the Supreme Court, was sworn in as an associate justice at a White House ceremony in 1994, Justice Antonin Scalia came up to me, put his arm around my shoulder, and said with a bright, mischievous smile, “First Ruth, and now Steve? Cass, it’s ALMOST enough to make me vote Democrat.” more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission wants to show it can be trusted with a potent weapon: The ability to act as prosecutor, judge and jury in its pursuit of financial miscreants. more
An inside look at the build-up of the housing and credit crash that culminated in the Great Recession. W. W. Norton & Co. ISBN 9780393338829 | $28 more
PROVIDENCE – A $470 million state-federal settlement with HSBC to address mortgage origination, servicing and foreclosure abuses will allow more than 1,150 Rhode Island borrowers to be eligible for relief, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin … more
The U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that gay marriage is legal nationwide is a “victory for America,” President Barack Obama said, declaring that justice had arrived for same-sex couples with “a thunderbolt.” more
New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell haven’t yet resolved their fight over the player’s four-game “Deflategate” suspension despite encouragement from a judge to settle. more
Brown University and Michigan State researchers recently won a $6.8 million federal grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to test an intervention designed to prevent suicide among individuals transitioning from prison. more
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