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  • Eric Holder asserts his commitment to fighting heroin

    Eric Holder asserts his commitment to fighting heroin
    WASHINGTON — Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. has been crusading for more lenient treatment for nonviolent drug offenders, making it a top priority before he is expected to leave office this year.
  • Bank of America shares slide after surprise loss

    Bank of America Corp. shares fell after the bank posted a surprise loss driven by $6 billion of costs tied to mortgage disputes. The stock slid 3.2 percent to $15.87 at 10:25 a.m. as investors assessed the latest in a line of legal expenses that have...

    Obama grants clemency to correct a sentence extended by a court typo

    Obama grants clemency to correct a sentence extended by a court typo
    WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Tuesday commuted the sentence of a drug convict, correcting a mistake that had extended his prison time by more than three years and could not be fixed by the courts. Ceasar Huerta Cantu was sentenced to 15 years of...

    Herbalife marketing practices said to be target of FBI probe

    Herbalife Ltd,, the company that hedge fund manager Bill Ackman has accused of being a pyramid scheme, is being probed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, according to a person familiar with the matter. Federal authorities are looking into the...

    JPMorgan Chase earnings miss estimates; mortgages, trading weaker

    JPMorgan Chase earnings miss estimates; mortgages, trading weaker
    Weakness in the mortgage and bond-trading businesses socked JPMorgan Chase & Co. with disappointing first-quarter earnings, a signal that the start of this year was a tough time for the banking industry. JPMorgan, the nation's largest bank, is trying to...