Former GOP congressman arrested for insider trading
Former Indiana Congressman Stephen Buyer was indicted for insider trading on Monday, alongside eight other defendants facing federal financial fraud counts in New York.
Feds seek $84 million in restitution from Big Poultry
Flagging what it calls at least 20 years of competition-stifling practices that harmed American poultry processing plant workers, the Justice Department slapped several leading U.S. chicken producers with an antitrust suit Monday.
Texas lawmakers ordered to turn over redistricting records
A federal judge on Monday issued a wide-ranging discovery order requiring Texas state lawmakers to turn over documents related to the state’s congressional redistricting plans.
Thousands flee as fire near Yosemite explodes in size
A fire near Yosemite National Park — the second in or near the famed park already this season — has destroyed several structures and threatens thousands more as thousands flee and unhealthy air blankets much of the central Sierra.
Judge finds no ADA violation in Uber decision against accessibility program in Gulf cities
Ride-hail giant Uber prevailed in a bench trial in which three wheelchair users claimed the company violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by not introducing wheelchair-accessible vehicle programs in New Orleans and Jackson, Mississippi.
Port of Oakland back in business as truckers protest contractor law
A protest of state contractor laws, which blocked California’s third largest port from operating for five days, has ended and the flow of goods has resumed through the Port of Oakland.
Fossilized polyps change timeline on evolution of jellyfish family
A fossilized cnidarian recently discovered in the United Kingdom’s Charnwood Forest establishes the body plan of such aquatic invertebrates tens of millions of years before others previously identified.
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