A federal appeals court on Tuesday reinstated a lawsuit challenging the New York Police Department's surveillance of Muslim groups in New Jersey after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, saying any resulting harm came from the city's tactics, not the media's reporting of them.
General Electric said Tuesday that it is selling three of its corporate lending and leasing units to Wells Fargo, the latest step in industrial conglomerate's campaign to shed its financial units so it can focus on its core businesses.
Interest rates on short-term Treasury bills were unchanged to higher in Tuesday's auction. The rate on three-month bills remained at the lowest level on record and the rate on six-month bills reached their highest level since late September.
The brother of Jason Rezaian, the Washington Post journalist detained in Iran and convicted in secret, described his brother's imprisonment as "cruel and inhumane" Tuesday and called on the U.S. government to take "any appropriate actions" to win his freedom.
Environmental and public interest groups filed a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that the U.S. Forest Service is letting Nestle Waters North America bottle water in the San Bernardino National Forest on an expired permit.