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The CFPB, a federal consumer finance watchdog agency, was created as part of the Dodd-Frank legislation in response to the financial crisis.
The EEOC found that seven companies — including Capital One — used discriminatory Facebook tools to hide ads from women and older users, a union group announced.
Jeffrey Clark thought the Pittsburgh synagogue shooter was a "hero." A federal prosecutor said Clark was "a bomb" waiting to explode.
Lynne Patton said she may have violated the Hatch Act, then called anyone mad about it a “liberal snowflake.”
The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled Remington can be sued over how it marketed the rifle used in the 2012 Newtown tragedy.
State employees say their health plan violated federal law by dropping coverage of medically necessary procedures.
The PACT Act would close legal loopholes in animal cruelty laws that involve the most extreme abuses on federal land and in interstate commerce.
A 184-year-old federal ban on Native American-owned distilleries is ending.
The Small Business Administration says that companies that derive any portion of their revenue from marijuana are ineligible for loan assistance.
The 18-year-old age restriction to buy long guns, including assault-style rifles, is a vestige of a half-century-old law.