Wall Street Journal

Supreme Court Divided on Sales Taxes for Online Purchases

A closely divided Supreme Court struggled to decide whether internet retailers should have to collect sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence. Brick-and-mortar businesses have long complained that they are disadvantaged by havin

Europe to Follow US Lead in Sharing Data to Fight Crime

The United States and the European Union are aligning rules to help crime-fighters access suspects’ emails, text messages, photos and other data, despite simmering trans-Atlantic tensions.

Former CEO of Alaska Telecom Firm Accused of Fraud

Elizabeth Ann Pierce, the former chief executive of an Alaska telecommunications company, has been arrested after federal prosecutors accused her of forging contracts to induce firms to make more than $250 million in investments.