Trail: An IRS manual has exposed details of a DEA program that gives tips to federal agents and instructs them to change their investigative trail. The practice is now under review by the Department of Justice. Reuters has the exclusive.
Snowden: President Barack Obama canceled a meeting with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin Wednesday amid tensions over Edward Snowden. However The Washington Post reports that Obama plans to attend next month's economic summit in St. Petersburg
Oil Spill: Citing claims of fraud, attorneys for BP have asked a federal judge to halt payments from the Deepwater Horizon settlement fund. The National Law Journal's Amanda Bronstad reports.
Criminal: JP Morgan has revealed that its the subject of a criminal investigation for its sales of mortgage-backed bonds. The Justice Department had previously concluded that it violated civil law. Bloomberg reports.