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Economy Mar 02Drug maker Sandoz Inc. to pay $195 million fine in antitrust case
Officials said Monday the company would admit guilt and pay the penalty. They said it was the largest fine the department had levied in a domestic antitrust case.
Economy Feb 11U.S. regulators expand antitrust probe into 5 giant tech companies
Federal regulators are ramping up their investigation of the market dominance of five giant tech companies.
Politics Dec 17Some popular tax breaks renewed in big government funding bill
A raft of expired and expiring tax breaks, including deductions for mortgage insurance premiums, college tuition and large medical bills, would be renewed under a massive government-wide funding bill approved by the Democratic-controlled House.
Politics Oct 23WATCH: Zuckerberg testifies about Facebook’s cryptocurrency on Capitol Hill
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg aims to reassure Congress on Wednesday that his company won't try to evade financial regulators as it prepares its planned digital currency Libra.
Nation Oct 17Facebook CEO promotes free speech, but takes no questions from reporters
Restrictions on news coverage of the event drew criticism that its rules undermined its message.
Nation Oct 01FCC can’t stop states from enacting net neutrality rules, court decides
The Federal Communications Commission can drop its own rules that keep internet providers from favoring some services over others, the court ruled.
Economy Sep 10WATCH: Trump officials defend plan to end control of Fannie and Freddie
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson testified before the Senate Banking Committee on the plan for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership.
Nation Sep 05Administration unveils plan to privatize Fannie, Freddie
The administration's plan calls for returning Fannie and Freddie to private ownership and reducing risk to taxpayers.
Economy Sep 04YouTube fined $170 million for violating kids’ privacy law
The FTC has been investigating YouTube for the way it handles the data of kids under 13. Young children are protected by a federal law that requires parental consent before companies can collect and share their personal information.
Economy Jul 26Justice Department OKs T-Mobile’s $26.5 billion Sprint deal
The deal comes despite fears of higher prices and job cuts, in a settlement that would create three giant U.S. cellphone companies.