December 10, 2013 | NPR · BP is challenging hundreds of millions of dollars in claims that were filed after the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, saying some have no connection to the spill. But legal experts say the claims don't have to be spill-related and BP is relying on a friendly court to limit how much it will pay.
December 10, 2013 | NPR · The U.S. Department of Treasury has gotten out of the auto business. The government completed its sales of stock in General Motors on Monday.
December 10, 2013 | NPR · Eighteen current and former Los Angeles sheriff's deputies are facing federal charges, accused of civil rights violations and obstruction of justice. The indictments are part of an ongoing FBI probe into allegations of widespread abuse against inmates at county jails.