Levy Trial Begins: After a week of jury selection, the murder trial of Ingmar Guandique, the man accused of killing Chandra Levy, is scheduled to begin today. It's clear that early law enforcement mistakes will play a prominent role as the trial unfolds in D.C. Superior Court, the Washington Post reports.
BP Blame Game: BP's new chief executive said its rivals and the media had helped cause a climate of fear during the summer when the oil giant's blown-out Gulf of Mexico well caused the worst ever oil spill in the United States, Reuters reports.
Testing for Legal Drugs: Workplace drug testing is drawing complaints from employees who cite privacy concerns and contend that they should not be fired for taking legal medications, sometimes for injuries sustained on the job, The New York Times reports.
SEC Tips: Technology to electronically catalog all tips and complaints about alleged securities violations is slated to be up and running by year's end, the Securities and Exchange Commission's enforcement chief said, according to The Wall Street Journal.
Phone Fight: Gemalto NV sued Google Inc. and phonemakers HTC Corp., Motorola Inc. and Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., claiming the Android mobile-phone operating system used its technology without permission, Bloomberg reports.