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Obama Picks NTSB Member as New Auto Safety Chief

LEGAL | Thursday Nov 20, 2014
President Obama is nominating National Transportation Safety Board member Mark Rosekind to run the troubled National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

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Credit Score Company Settles FTC Charges for $22M

LEGAL | Nov 20
A company that promised customers free credit scores has agreed to pay $22 million to settle charges that it billed customers for monthly credit monitoring that they did not sign up for.

Barilla From Worst to First on HRC's Corporate Equality Index

CORPORATE | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 20
Barilla Pasta went from worst to best in LGBT rights in one year, getting a 100 on HRC's Corporate Equality Index.

The National Organization for Marriage is $2.5 Million in Debt

FINANCE | By Jason St. Amand | Nov 20
The National Organization for Marriage, which promised to never ever give up defending same-sex marriage bans across the country, are $2.5 million in debt, according to the group's 2013 tax filing documents.

Citigroup Executive Found Dead in Tub, Throat Cut

CORPORATE | Nov 20
A Citigroup manager has been found dead in a bathtub in his New York City apartment with this throat cut.

Obama Plugs Science, Math Education at Ceremony

LEGAL | By Darlene Superville | Nov 20
President Barack Obama said that 19 scientists, researchers and innovators who received the country's highest honor for their work embody the spirit of the nation and its "sense that we push against limits and that we're not afraid to ask questions."

Safety Agency to Push for National Air Bag Recall

LEGAL | By Tom Krisher, Dee-Ann Durbin | Nov 19
The federal government is demanding that the auto industry recall millions of additional cars equipped with faulty air bags that can injure - and even kill - a driver.

Gov't Pension Agency Reports a $62 Billion Deficit

CORPORATE | By Tom Raum | Nov 19
The federal watchdog agency overseeing the nation's pension protection system reported that it's running a $62 billion deficit - almost double last year's shortfall - mostly due to the poor financial condition of a few large multi-employer pension plans.

Senate Blocks NSA Phone Records Measure

LEGAL | By Ken Dilanian | Nov 19
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of American phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.

Morning Rounds: Generic Drug Prices Soar

CORPORATE | Nov 19
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips weigh in on a spike in generic drug prices and whether vitamins can really help your memory.

Court to Consider When Second Mortgage can be Void

CORPORATE | Nov 18
The Supreme Court said Monday it will decide whether homeowners who declare bankruptcy can void a second mortgage if the home's market value has dropped below the amount they owe on the first mortgage.

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