Under the DOJ settlement, Facebook will pay $4.75 million in civil penalties and set up a fund to make up to $9.5 million available to "eligible victims", the largest fine and monetary award ever recovered in the 35-year history of the Immigration and Nationality Act’s anti-discrimination provision.
A federal judge has ruled that North Carolina’s flagship public university can continue to consider race as a factor in its undergraduate admissions, rebuffing a conservative group's argument that affirmative action disadvantages White and Asian students.
A company owned by Attorney General Merrick Garland's son-in-law racked up at least $27 million from school boards and supported 1,500 U.S. school systems, raising questions about potential conflicts of interest posed by the AG's attempt to probe school board protests.
The Southwest Airlines Pilots Association (SWAPA) has asked a federal court in Texas for a temporary restraining order to prevent the airline from implementing its COVID-19 vaccine mandate for employees on Nov. 24.
A Colorado event planning company is suing the state's Office of Economic Development and International Trade in order to block racial preferences in the distribution of COVID-19 relief funds to disproportionately impacted businesses.
Johnson & Johnson placed into bankruptcy its liabilities for tens of thousands of claims linking talc-based products to cancer
After Scarlett Johansson settled her grievance with the Walt Disney Co. over the release and distribution of her film “Black Widow,” one leading film and entertainment expert believes the Mouse House likely unintentionally protected other studios and distributors against a “seismic shift” in Hollywood.
Education reform advocates have proposed a ballot initiative in California that could allow them to use the courts to challenge teacher-tenure laws and other policies they believe are harming public school students.
An attorney for Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen said Wednesday there was still “more to come” regarding her revelations about the company’s purported failure to address the harmful effects of its platforms.
The relationship between Theranos’s founder and her top deputy left a trail of text messages that are playing an important role in her criminal fraud trial
A lawyer for Theranos Inc. founder Elizabeth Holmes tried to undercut a key prosecution witness’s testimony Tuesday, as new clues emerged about her defense strategy of shifting blame to her former top deputy and ex-boyfriend.
Pernell Anthony Jones Jr., 31, and Donmonick Martin, 29, are accused of booking flights under false identities and making false claims to commercial airlines for reimbursement for lost luggage, according to prosecutors.
Activision Blizzard Inc. on Monday said it had agreed to pay $18 million as part of a settlement with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which had been examining allegations of gender-based harassment and retaliation at the embattled videogame-publishing giant.
Alphabet Inc.’s Google started its appeal Monday to overturn a $5 billion antitrust fine imposed by the European Union, contending that its Android operating system for mobile devices has boosted competition rather than foreclosing it.
Citigroup Inc blocked an attempt by Venezuelan state oil company PDVSA to make debt payments to a Siemens unit, a Citi executive testified on Wednesday in a U.S. trial over whether PDVSA is liable for the payments.
Former U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis testified Wednesday in the trial of fallen tech star Elizabeth Holmes, saying the entrepreneur misled him into believing she was on the verge of rolling out a blood-testing breakthrough that he hoped would help save lives of troops in battle.
Activision Blizzard is working with regulators to address and resolve workplace complaints as a slew of lawsuits have piled up against the video game giant.
Elizabeth Holmes, the disgraced founder of Theranos currently on trial for charges of criminal fraud, has been accused of prioritizing a business partnership with Walgreens over the well-being of the healthcare technology company's patients.
An Arizona medical assistant testified Tuesday at the criminal trial of Elizabeth Holmes that she received two Theranos Inc. blood tests indicating she was miscarrying when she was in fact pregnant—results that her medical provider testified were unlike any she has ever seen in eight years of practice in women’s health.
JetBlue and American Airlines pledged to forge ahead with their planned partnership at northeastern U.S. airports after the Justice Department filed an antitrust lawsuit to block the deal.