Facebook IPO: Two top U.S. financial regulators said on Tuesday the issues around the initial public offering of Facebook should be reviewed, putting fresh pressure on the company, its lead underwriter, Morgan Stanley, and the Nasdaq stock exchange, Reuters reports.
Hidden Executions: The Associated Press and 16 other organization on Tuesday sued the state of Idaho to force officials to open the entirety of their executions. An AP investigation found that five Western states have shielded part of executions from public view, in apparent defiance of a 2002 ruling from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 9th Circuit.
Going After Google: Google might be one of the coolest and smartest companies of this or any era, but it also upsets a lot of people — competitors who argue it wields its tremendous weight unfairly, officials who say it ignores local laws, privacy advocates who think it takes too much from its users. But Google is also superb at getting out of trouble, The New York Times reports.
Secret Service Challenge: Four Secret Service employees will fight their dismissals for engaging in inappropriate conduct in Colombia last month, arguing that the agency is making them scapegoats for behavior that the Secret Service has long tolerated, The Washington Post reports.
Prison Abuse: Male guards at an Alabama women's prison engaged in the widespread sexual abuse of female inmates for years, a nonprofit group alleged in a formal complaint filed with the Justice Department on Tuesday, CNN reports.