Labor Dept. wants more 401(k) plan fee disclosuresWASHINGTON (AP) — The Labor Department on Tuesday proposed a new rule that would make it easier for those with 401(k) retirement plans and their employers to locate just what fees and expenses are attached.
Air France Investigator Provides Clues to SearchThe 2009 Air France crash is being compared with Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Rémi Jouty, Director of the BEA, the agency that led the investigation into the Air France crash, tells us what safety authorities learned from that disaster.
George Washington health school named for MilkenWASHINGTON (AP) — George Washington University will name its public health school after an institute founded by Michael Milken, a philanthropist and advocate for medical research, after he helped generate three record-setting gifts totaling $80 million for the school.
Questions and answers about GM recallDETROIT (AP) — General Motors' executives and government regulators will soon have to explain to Congress why it took years to recall 1.6 million compact cars with a known defect linked to 13 deaths. And the Justice Department is investigating whether GM broke any laws with its slow response, according to a person briefed on the matter.
FDA halts production at Delaware cheese plantWASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration has halted operations at a Delaware cheese plant after an outbreak of listeria linked to the company's cheese killed one person and sickened seven others.
Key dates in dispute between the CIA and SenateWASHINGTON (AP) — Senators accuse the CIA of spying on their work. The CIA accuses a Senate panel of stealing its documents. It's "a defining moment" that will determine whether Congress can fulfill its duty to watch over the nation's spy agencies, says Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Dianne Feinstein.
Officials: Cache of illegal oil field waste foundBISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Officials in North Dakota are reporting what may be the state's biggest incident of illegal dumping of radioactive oil filter socks, the nets that strain liquids during the oil production process.
Court rejects industry challenge on clean airWASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has turned aside an industry effort to weaken compliance requirements for environmental standards that reduce soot pollution from power plants.
Ways eyed to make planes easier to find in oceanWASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly five years, government and industry officials have been exploring ways to make it easier to find airliners and their critical "black boxes" that end up in the ocean. But their efforts are too late to help in the case of a Malaysia Airlines jet that disappeared over the weekend.
2 key senators agree on Fannie-Freddie overhaulWASHINGTON (AP) — A plan to phase out government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and instead use mainly private insurers to backstop home loans has advanced in Congress.
AP Source: Justice Department probing GM recallDETROIT (AP) — A person briefed on the matter says the Justice Department is investigating whether General Motors broke any laws with its slow response to a deadly problem with ignition switches on certain small cars.