A House committee voted Thursday to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, as Republicans escalated their bid to "get to the bottom" of the former IRS official's role in the political targeting scandal.
Toyota must pay more than $1 billion in a settlement the Department of Justice announced Wednesday over the company’s response to consumer complaints stemming from 2009 and 2010 incidents involving sudden acceleration issues in several models.
In the largest-ever settlement with the U.S. government, banking giant JPMorgan Chase (JPM) officially agreed on Tuesday to shell out $13 billion and admitted making serious misrepresentations over mortgage-backed securities that fueled the financial crisis.
Lance Armstrong violated his contract with the U.S. Postal Service and "unjustly enriched" himself by cheating to win Tour de France titles, the Justice Department argued in a lawsuit against the cyclist filed on Tuesday.