A long-anticipated regulation proposed by the CFPB aims to restore the ability of customers to sue misbehaving banks.
Several communities in New England have detected perfluorooctanoic acid, a chemical linked to a range of health issues, in their drinking water.
Jon Letman is a freelance journalist on Kauai. He writes about politics, people and the environment in the Asia-Pacific region. Follow him on Twitter: @jonletman.