Occupy Challenge: Amid rising tension between Occupy D.C. protesters and some congressional leaders, a House committee is investigating why the National Park Service has allowed demonstrators to remain camped in McPherson Square, The Washington Post reports.
Criminal Code: The federal criminal code has grown so large it ensnares everyday citizens who have no idea they are violating the law, a bipartisan group of legal experts told a House panel Tuesday, The Wall Street Journal reports.
ITC Delay: HTC Corp, the world's No.4 smartphone maker, said on Wednesday that the International Trade Commission has further postponed a final ruling on its lawsuit against Apple Inc, which is seeking a ban on sales of HTC devices in the U.S. market. The ruling is now expected on Monday, Reuters reports.
WaMu Settlement: Former executives at Washington Mutual have reached a $64 million agreement to settle a civil lawsuit with the government, according to officials with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, which pursued the case after the lender collapsed in 2008 during the subprime mortgage crisis, The New York Times reports.
Alt Bill: Google Inc. and Facebook Inc. endorsed anti-piracy legislation emerging as an alternative to Hollywood-backed measures in the U.S. House and Senate, Bloomberg reports.
Suit Filed: Two men who accused a former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach of sexual abuse have filed a defamation lawsuit in a New York court against the university and its longtime head basketball coach, Jim Boeheim, CNN reports.