Ambassador Killed: U.S. Ambassador to Libya John Christopher Stevens and three other American diplomats were killed Tuesday in an assault on the American consulate in the eastern city of Benghazi, the Washington Post reports.
Euro Ruling: Germany's Constitutional Court gave a green light on Wednesday for the country to ratify the euro zone's new bailout fund and budget pact, but insisted the German parliament have veto powers over any future increases in the size of the fund, Reuters reports.
Making Waves: The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau charged with enforcing consumer finance laws is emerging as an ambitious sheriff, taking on companies for deceptive fees and marketing and unmoved by protests that its tactics go too far, the Associated Press reports.
Collusion: In court documents that lawyers for Bain Capital sought to keep secret, the company and other leading private equity firms are depicted as unofficial partners in a bid-rigging conspiracy aimed at holding down the prices of businesses they were seeking to buy, The New York Times reports.
Risky Business: U.S. regulators are set to choose the first non-bank companies likely to be branded potential risks to the financial system, Bloomberg reports.