Toxic Exposure: The Obama administration is examining hazardous waste storage and toxic air emissions, among other contaminants, to assess whether low-income and minority communities are disproportionately exposed to them, The Washington Post reports.
Close Scrutiny: Federal regulators are expected to impose conditions to protect against anti-competitive behavior in Comcast's takeover of NBC Universal, The New York Times reports. Comcast is still in negotiations with the government over the company's bid to acquire a majority stake in NBC Universal. Comcast's announcement of a new management slate last week didn't sit well with the Justice Department and the Federal Communications Commission.
Settlement Support: The New York Law Journal reports about 95 percent of the eligible plaintiffs have accepted a settlement on claims alleging respiratory and other health problems rooted in the post-9/11 cleanup at the World Trade Center site.
Attorneys As Victims: Two attorneys in Pennsylvania are reportedly victims of an Internet scam in which six people are charged in a $32 million con. "This has adversely affected my life. I feel extremely violated," a local lawyer attorney said. "This was very, very sophisticated."
Taking the Game Abroad: The Philadelphia Inquirer is calling former professional basketball star Allen Iverson the "fresh prince" of Istanbul. Earlier this month, Iverson, who is reportedly broke, signed a two-year $4 million contract to play for the Beşiktaş Cola Turka Black Eagles.