News Bites: Regulator fails to protect workers

A New York Times report says the Occupational Health and Safety Organization (OSHA) has long ignored "silent, slow killers" of workers on the job.

President Obama's pick to lead the Department of Energy tied to embattled oil-and-gas giant BP, The Hill's Ben Geman reports.

In spite of Dodd-Frank consumer protection regulations, banking customers still paid $32 billion in overdraft fees, according to the Huffington Post.

Regulators in Saudi Arabia say Skype and other Internet companies do not comply with the country's telecommunication rules and are threatening to shut them down, CNN reports.

Crowdfunding rules OK'd by JOBS Act undergo more delay, according to a column in the Herald-Tribune by Jerry Chautin, a small-business counselor.