Senate committee to scrutinize DuPont-Dow merger

The head of U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee has called for hearings next month on the proposed merger between the DuPont Co. and Dow Chemical, as well as on broader issues of consolidation within the seed and chemical industry.

Retirement

Media & Advertising

Clinton Foundation under fire

GOP Strategist Cathy Taylor, Democratic Strategist Christopher Hahn and RNC Finance Co-Chair Mica Mosbacher on Bill Clinton defending the Clinton Foundation.

California lawmakers approve extension of climate change law

California lawmakers voted Wednesday to extend the state's landmark climate change law — the most aggressive in the nation — by another 10 years, resisting fierce opposition from oil companies and other business interests to keep the program alive at least through 2030.

Technology

Photographer seeking $1 billion from Getty Images agency

An accomplished photographer who lets the public use thousands of her images of America for free has sued the Getty Images photo agency in New York for more than $1 billion, saying it's improperly selling her work and sending threatening letters to those who don't pay.

ETFs

Online public school founder admits to $8M in tax fraud

The founder and former CEO of an online public school that educates thousands of Pennsylvania students pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal tax fraud, acknowledging he siphoned more than $8 million from The Pennsylvania Cyber Charter School through for-profit and nonprofit companies he controlled.