FORT BRAGG, North Carolina - The trial of a U.S. Army general charged with sexual assault was delayed indefinitely after the prosecution's case hit a stumbling block when a judge ruled that politics fueled the decision to court-martial the military commander.
- Teva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd agreed to pay $27.6 million to settle charges that it paid kickbacks to a Chicago psychiatrist to induce him to prescribe an anti-schizophrenia drug to patients, resulting in more than 100,000 false Medicaid and Medicare claims.
DENVER - A judge overseeing the Colorado movie theater massacre case appointed an evaluator on Tuesday to conduct a second sanity examination of accused gunman James Holmes after earlier ruling a first evaluation to be "incomplete and inadequate."
- Elon Musk wants to keep selling electric cars directly to the public in New Jersey, but on Tuesday the state said no, insisting instead that Tesla Motors Inc offer its cars through an auto franchise rather than its own stores.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Air Force is "holding tight" to a target of $550 million for each new long-range bomber in a fleet of up to 100 aircraft, excluding research and development costs, a top Air Force official said Tuesday.
TRENTON, New Jersey - Former top aides to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have not cooperated with a state probe into a traffic scandal that threatens the Republican governor's political future out of fear they will incriminate themselves, their attorneys argued in court on Tuesday.
WASHINGTON - A former Washington schoolteacher who was put on the FBI's Ten Most Wanted List for producing child pornography was sentenced to 25 years in prison on Tuesday.
KANSAS CITY, Missouri - A Missouri man cleared of a murder conviction after nearly a decade in captivity has filed a $100 million lawsuit against police and prosecutors, alleging reckless investigation, destruction of evidence and other "abuse of power."
- The U.S. Department of Labor on Tuesday proposed a rule requiring pension plan service providers to offer a guide to help employers navigate disclosures about fees and potential conflicts of interest.
(The headline and 1st paragraph of this March 10 story have been corrected to show passengers are not seeking $5,000 per month for life and corrects 11th paragraph quote to two hours from five hours)