A U.S. district court has shut down a telemarketing company that targeted Hispanic customers in a fraudulent scheme to resell luxury products.
Debate over regulations exploded in 2013 as Obama used them to advance his policy agenda.
The Justice Department alleges Conrad Alvin Barrett broke the jaw of a 79-year-old black man.
Obama ordered pay increases for federal workers, military members effective in the new year.
Riverbed erosion contributed to just one in 200 underground pipeline ruptures, the Transportation Department concluded.
The president pointed to advances on high-speed Internet and domestic oil production.
Ally Financial must pay the sum to minority borrowers who were treated unfairly.
Brian Ronholm has been named the acting undersecretary for food safety, The Hill has confirmed, making him the top-ranking food safety official in the country.
He replaces Elisabeth Hagen, who left for an advisory post with the consulting firm Deloitte this month.
The move is to combat the disparity between crack cocaine and powder cocaine sentencing.
The Pew Charitable Trusts found that the U.S. Department of Agriculture's standards for chicken should be more stringent and more expansive.