Judges warn that a lawsuit accusing 16 major banks of colluding to manipulate interest rates could bankrupt the institutions responsible for the crash that debilitated the global economy in 2008.
In cities across the country, the government is installing sophisticated audio surveillance equipment on public transit to listen in on passengers.
Apparently America's truck drivers aren't immune to the siren call of text messaging from time to time, as Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood has had to specifically address the driving and texting issue among truckers and bus drivers with a new prohibition on the practice.
In the first policy announcement of his mayoral term, London's newly elected Boris Johnson has banned the consumption of alcohol on all public transport -- including buses and trains -- in the capital city beginning June 1. The ordinance is criticized by many transport unions, which foresee serious problems in its enforcement.
Sen. Larry Craig has fallen out with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, who, according to Craig (pictured), turned his back on the embattled Idaho senator after Craig's infamous run-in with the Minneapolis police this summer. In an NBC interview slated to air Tuesday, an embittered Craig said Romney "not only threw me under his campaign bus, he backed up and ran over me again."