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The FCC's Net Neutrality Vote: Here's What You Need To Know

The Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on whether to reclassify the Internet as a utility. If it votes yes, the commission will not allow Internet service providers to throttle traffic.
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Dentists Have No Right To Limit Who Can Whiten Your Teeth, Justices Say

The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled in a North Carolina case that a board made up largely of dentists may not regulate whitening services.
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Morgan Stanley Agrees To $2.6 Billion Mortgage-Backed Securities Settlement

The settlement is the latest in a string tied to the mortgage practices that led to the housing bubble, which was mostly responsible for the great recession.
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What Net Neutrality Rules Could Mean For Your Wireless Carrier

The FCC votes Thursday on rules that would make Internet providers treat all traffic equally. Big wireless companies say that will make it harder to keep their networks from getting too congested.
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Terrorism Fears Complicate Money Transfers For Somali-Americans

Regulations intended to block money from getting to terrorist groups has led the last bank that handles most money transfers from the United States to Somalia to pull out of the business.
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Supreme Court Looks At Abercrombie & Fitch's Hijab Discrimination Case

A lawsuit involving a Muslim job seeker and the preppy mall retailer could have big implications for religious discrimination laws.
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The World Loves The Smartphone. So How About A Smart Home?

The ultimate smart-home vision is a home that basically runs itself, from coffee makers to washing machines. But we're not there yet: The real world is a hard place for little computers to operate in.
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Supreme Court Sides With Fisherman In Case Of The Missing Fish

At issue was whether discarding fish after a raid for undersized red grouper violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act. The justices said the law, passed in the wake of the Enron scandal, didn't apply to fish.
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Workers Sue Daimler Trucks In Oregon, Alleging Racial Discrimination

The African-American plaintiffs say they were threatened with violence and harassed by white co-workers at a Daimler Trucks plant in Portland.
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Inglewood Approves Plan For NFL Stadium, In Deal Involving Rams Owner

The unanimous vote Tuesday night came after "a consultant compared stadium noise in surrounding neighborhoods to that of bird calls," KPCC reports.

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