News tagged with attorney general

US judge overturns state's abortion law (Update)

A federal judge on Wednesday overturned a North Dakota law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, as early as six weeks into pregnancy and before many women know they're pregnant.

Apr 16, 2014
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US to revise cigarette warning labels (Update)

The U.S. government is abandoning a legal battle to require that cigarette packs carry a set of large and often macabre warning labels depicting the dangers of smoking and encouraging smokers to quit.

Mar 19, 2013
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NY homes for elderly under scrutiny after Sandy

(AP)—A nursing home and an assisted living facility in New York are under scrutiny after The Associated Press disclosed that hundreds of elderly and disabled people forced to evacuate by Superstorm Sandy ...

Jan 04, 2013
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Cancer groups to improve disclosures on pink wares

(AP)—New York's attorney general says the nation's two largest breast cancer charities have adopted his guidelines for fuller disclosure by those selling pink products and services in their names.

Oct 18, 2012
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Obama administration warns hospitals on fraud

(AP)—Computerized medical records were supposed to cut costs. Now the Obama administration is warning hospitals that might be tempted to use the technology for gaming the system.

Sep 25, 2012
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