Where to Donate to Harvey Victims (and How to Avoid Scams)

By CHRISTINA CARON August 28, 2017 A large and complicated rescue operation is underway in Houston as floodwaters continue to rise, fed by unrelenting rain. So far, there’s no end in sight. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to produce 15 to 25 more...

Volkswagen Executive Pleads Guilty in Diesel Emissions Case

The charges against Oliver Schmidt in federal court in Detroit arose from a company scheme to rig cars with devices that circumvented emissions tests.

Asked for Voters’ Data, States Give Trump Panel a Bipartisan ‘No’

By MICHAEL WINES June 30, 2017 A White House commission’s sweeping request for the personal and public data of the nation’s 200 million voters set off an avalanche of opposition by state leaders in both parties on Friday, as officials from...

Booz Allen Hamilton Says It Is Under Federal Investigation

The Virginia-based consultant said the Justice Department is reviewing its billing procedures in a civil and criminal investigation.

Leader of Polygamous Breakaway Sect is Arrested After a Year on the Run

By CHRISTINE HAUSER June 15, 2017 Lyle Jeffs, the leader of a polygamous breakaway sect of the Mormon Church, has been arrested nearly a year after he slipped out of home confinement in Salt Lake City where he is facing fraud and money laundering charges,...