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THE U.S. JUSTICE DEPARTMENT filed a 37-page brief Thursday, saying Harvard has violated the law by using a personal rating system that improperly considers race. / BLOOMBERG NEWS FILE PHOTO/VICTOR J. BLUE

Harvard admissions discrimination lawsuit wins government support

NEW YORK - The U.S. government backed a lawsuit challenging Harvard University’s admissions processes as biased against Asian-Americans, as the case attacking affirmative action...

R.I. Little League friends divided over insider trading charges

From Little League to bachelor parties to planning ahead for retirement, David Hobson and Michael Maciocio were friends for most of their lives. But...
TOM BRADY, quarterback for the New England Patriots, center, arrives at federal court in New York on Aug. 12. A U.S. District Court judge on Thursday overturned Brady's four-game suspension for using underinflated footballs in a January playoff game.

Judge ends Brady’s four-game suspension

(Updated 10:59 a.m.) MANHATTAN - New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady can suit up for the season opener after a judge overturned his four-game...

NFL’s Brady, Goodell to get ruling on suspension this week

(Updated 1:22 p.m.) MANHATTAN - A ruling on Tom Brady’s court battle with the National Football League will come this week, according to the judge...

Lawsuits inspired by ‘Flash Boys’ get tossed by U.S. judge

MANHATTAN - Michael Lewis may have spelled out the supposed menace of high-frequency trading in his bestseller “Flash Boys.” What he didn’t do is...

NFL says union has ‘no basis’ to vacate Brady suspension

NEW YORK - The NFL and the National Football League Players Association sent dueling letters to the federal judge overseeing the challenge to Tom...
ROYAL BANK OF SCOTLAND Group PLC has settled a lawsuit over its alleged failure to disclose that that the loans collateralizing its mortgage-backed securities weren't in accordance with applicable underwriting guidelines. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/SIMON DAWSON

RBS settles mortgage-backed securities suit for $275 million

NEW YORK – Royal Bank of Scotland Group PLC settled for $275 million with investors who sued over the collapse of mortgage-backed securities, lawyers...

SAC agrees to plead guilty to end insider-trading case

NEW YORK – Billionaire Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund firm accused of fostering a culture of rampant insider trading, has...

U.S. claims BofA’s Countrywide sold thousands of bad loans

NEW YORK - Bank of America Corp.’s Countrywide unit sold thousands of bad loans, defrauding Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac out of more than...
BANK OF AMERICA Corp. is urging a federal judge to throw out a $1 billion fraud lawsuit filed by the U.S. against the financial giant. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/JIN LEE

BofA urges dismissal of U.S.’s $1B faulty mortgages suit

NEW YORK - Bank of America Corp. urged a federal judge to throw out a $1 billion fraud lawsuit filed by the U.S. alleging...
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