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Nominee for Auto Safety Chief Faces Uphill Climb

LEGAL | By Tom Krisher | Wednesday Nov 26, 2014
Mark Rosekind is a nationally known expert in human fatigue. He may soon inherit a government agency that's been criticized for nodding off at the wheel.

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Weather Forecast: Snow, Rain Threaten Holiday Travel

CORPORATE | Nov 26
Another powerful line of storms is crossing the Southeast. Forecasters in Georgia put up several tornado warnings. Meteorologist Danielle Niles of CBS Boston station WBZ has the forecast.

Thanksgiving Trumps Black Friday for Deals

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 26
Thanksgiving could be the best day to shop all year. An analysis of sales data and store circulars by two research firms contradicts conventional wisdom that Black Friday is when shoppers can get the most and biggest sales of the year.

Sony to Offer Partial Refunds for Gaming Console

CORPORATE | By Jennifer C. Kerr | Nov 26
Hundreds of thousands of people who bought the handheld gaming console PlayStation Vita are in line for a partial refund from Sony because of questionable claims in its advertising.

How to Survive Japanese Culinary School

CORPORATE | Nov 25
Seth Doane visits the renowned Tsuji Culinary Institute in Osaka, Japan, and learns what makes this school's astonishingly high standards quintessentially Japanese.

Kelley Blue Book Reveals 2015 Best Car Buys

CORPORATE | Nov 25
According to Kelley Blue Book, nearly 17 million vehicles could be sold in the United States next year. Kelley Blue Book is trusted for researching and assessing the value of automobiles.

Arizona Sues General Motors over Delayed Recalls

LEGAL | By Bob Christie | Nov 25
Arizona's attorney general has sued General Motors for failing to recall millions of cars and trucks with safety defects the auto giant did not disclose for years. The lawsuit seeks potentially billions of dollars in fines.

Redbox Raising DVD Rental Rates by 25 Percent

CORPORATE | Nov 25
Redbox is raising its DVD rental prices by 25 percent beginning next week in an effort to wring more revenue from the shrinking audience that still watches movies on the discs instead of Internet video services such as Netflix.

FDA Strengthens Warning on Device Linked to Cancer

LEGAL | By Linda A. Johnson | Nov 25
U.S. regulators on Monday strengthened their warning against use of a once-popular device for gynecologic surgery that can spread unsuspected cancer, saying its risk is only justified in a fraction of patients.

Broadway-Bound Magician Shows What's Up His Sleeve

CORPORATE | By Mark Kennedy, John Carucci | Nov 25
One grew up idolizing Harry Houdini. The other worshipped David Copperfield. Now they're both in a place known more for jazz hands than sleight of hand.

US Stocks Inch Further into Record Territory

FINANCE | By Steve Rothwell | Nov 25
The stock market eked out another record close Monday as investors remained confident that stimulus from central banks would revive global growth. Retail stocks rose ahead of the crucial holiday season.

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