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  • Massachusetts jail offers $1,000-a-shot drug to fight addiction, recidivism

    BARNSTABLE, Mass. (Reuters) - When William Luz's father died behind bars last month at 62 of liver failure and other illnesses tied to a lifetime of illegal drug use, his son, a former addict himself, could have dulled the pain with heroin. But Luz, who...
  • U.S. loses bid to dismiss ex-AIG CEO's $25 billion lawsuit over bailout

    (Reuters) - A federal judge has rejected the United States' bid to dismiss a more than $25 billion lawsuit filed by Maurice "Hank" Greenberg, the former chief executive of American International Group Inc, over the insurer's government bailout, clearing...
  • Exclusive: Commerzbank close to settling U.S. sanctions probes

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - German lender Commerzbank AG is nearing agreement with U.S. authorities over its dealings with Iran and other countries under U.S. sanctions, sources familiar with the matter said. The bank is expected to pay about $650 million to...
  • Republicans Blast Public Safety Chief On N.Y. Jail Probe; Malloy's Office Calls Charges 'Cheap'

    Two Republican state senators said Tuesday that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's public safety commissioner, Dora Schriro, should have disclosed at her legislative confirmation hearing in March that the U.S. Justice Department was investigating the New York City...
  • GOP Chairman Labriola Joins In Criticism Of Public Safety Commissioner Schriro

     GOP Chairman Labriola Joins In Criticism Of Public Safety Commissioner Schriro
    State GOP Chairman Jerry Labriola Jr. added his voice Wednesday to two Republican senators' criticism of Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's appointee as commissioner of the Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection, Dora Schriro. On Tuesday,...
  • Costco is fined, to fix refrigerant leaks in Clean Air Act case

    (Reuters) - Costco Wholesale Corp will pay a $335,000 fine and spend about $2 million over three years to fix refrigerant leaks and make other improvements at 274 stores to settle allegations that the warehouse club operator violated the federal Clean Air...
  • U.S. consumers turn to auto loans at a record rate

    U.S. consumers turn to auto loans at a record rate
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A record number of U.S. consumers are taking out loans to buy cars, especially those purchasing used vehicles, according to data released on Wednesday. In the second quarter, 85 percent of new car purchases and 53.8 percent of...
  • Lawyer for gay rights to fill No. 3 position at U.S. Justice Dept

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Justice Department lawyer who argued to overturn the nation's ban on gay marriage will be promoted to the agency's No. 3 position, Attorney General Eric Holder said in a statement on Friday. Stuart Delery, head of the...
  • Coalitions sue Forest Service to block Alaska old-growth timber sale

    Two coalitions of environmental groups have filed three separate suits against the U.S. Forest Service, hoping to stop what the organizations say is the largest sale of old-growth timber in nearly a generation in America's largest national forest....
  • Ecuador taking control of what the public knows

    For years, authoritarian Latin American presidents have censored in-country publications critical of their actions. Ecuador's Rafael Correa is no exception. Correa, who has a Masters and a PhD from the University of Illinois, goes much further. He has...
  • Rekha Basu: As protests subside, lessons from Ferguson must endure

    Life is said to be moving back to normal in Ferguson, Mo., three weeks after an unarmed 18-year-old was shot to death by a police officer. Michael Brown has been buried. Shops closed in the wake of early looting are reopening. "I Love Ferguson" signs...