Latest U.S. Justice Department Stories

Merck To Pay $950M To Settle Vioxx Dispute
2011-11-23 06:47:38

Drugmaker Merck & Co will pay $950 million to settle criminal and civil charges that it marketed its Vioxx for an unapproved use, the U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday.

Seven States Join Lawsuit Blocking AT&T, T-Mobile Merger
2011-09-18 04:24:47

Seven states have joined the U.S. Justice Department in their antitrust lawsuit seeking to block AT&T's attempted $39 billion takeover of T-Mobile.

2011-03-19 06:25:00

On Friday, the US Justice Department fined Korean-based Samsung SDI a total of $32 million for its involvement in an Asian price fixing ring for a key computer monitor component.

2011-02-16 14:19:11

Google is promising better bargains and more convenience by melding the Internet search leader's wizardry with the Web's top airline-fare tracker, ITA Software.

2011-01-26 13:20:00

The US Justice Department wants Internet service providers and cell phone companies to hold on to records longer to help with criminal prosecutions.

2010-11-30 08:43:00

Google's Anticompetitive Tactics Will Be Topic At Group's Conference Wednesday WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today welcomed the European Union's antitrust investigation of Google and reiterated its call for the U.S.

2010-09-02 06:20:00

Allergan Inc, maker of the popular Botox anti-wrinkle treatment, said on Wednesday that it had agreed to pay $600 million to settle an investigation into whether the company had illegally marketed the drug for off-label uses.

2010-05-10 11:43:00

WASHINGTON, May 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pep Boys - Manny, Moe & Jack - have agreed to pay $5 million in civil penalties and take corrective measures to settle claims that it violated the Clean Air Act by importing and selling motorcycles, recreational vehicles and generators manufactured in China that do not comply with environmental requirements, the U.S.

Word of the Day
  • A poem in which the author retracts something said in an earlier poem.
The word 'palinode' comes from Greek roots meaning 'again' and 'song'.