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Report: Humane Association Covered Up Animal Abuse On Hollywood Sets

An investigation by The Hollywood Reporter alleges that the American Humane Association has tried to cover up instances of animal abuse and deaths on Hollywood sets. Melissa Block talks with Gary Baum, a senior writer for the magazine who reported the story.
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CBS Puts Laura Logan On Leave After Review Of Flawed Benghazi Report

NPR has obtained the findings of a CBS internal investigation of an inaccurate 60 Minutes report by Laura Logan. The report claimed an eye witness source on the Benghazi embassy attack who turned out to be a fraud.
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After Internal Review On Benghazi Report, CBS Puts Logan On Leave

60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan's October story on the deadly 2012 attack on a U.S. mission in Libya featured Dylan Davies, a security contractor who reportedly told a different version of events to 60 Minutes than he did to his employer and to the FBI.
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Jury Orders Newegg To Pay $2.3 Million In 'Patent Troll' Case

Online retailer Newegg has lost a patent case centering on web encryption, as a Texas jury orders the company to pay damages to the company TQP Development. Newegg says it will appeal the verdict, which came after several encryption experts testified on its behalf.
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Supreme Court Will Hear New Challenge To Health Law

The court will consider the objections of companies that say providing contraception benefits to workers goes against the employers' religious beliefs.
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Home Prices Rise Again; Consumer Confidence Dips

The housing sector has been one of the economy's bright spots in recent months. Prices are still going up, but data suggest that the market is cooling or soon will be.
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Longtime Wal-Mart Employee Chosen As CEO

Doug McMillon of Jonesboro, Arkansas, started at Wal-Mart in 1984 — it was a summer job unpacking trucks. On Monday he was named as the retail giant's new CEO. Not only is McMillon, 47, an insider who rose through the ranks, he's one of the few executives who worked under founder Sam Walton.
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FDA Tells Company To Stop Selling Genetic Test

The Food and Drug Administration has issued a warning letter to the company 23andMe. It wants the company to stop selling its $99 saliva test to detect a person's genetic predisposition to various diseases.
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Uncollected Change At TSA Security Gates Adds Up

All those passengers going through security lines, and some of them leave their loose change behind. The Transportation Security Administration collected more than $500,00 in loose change last year. A House bill would require the money goes to a nonprofit.
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Small Firms May Soon Turn To Crowdfunding To Sell Shares

Crowdfunding is popular among musicians, filmmakers and artists looking for a way to finance their next project. Now the Securities and Exchange Commission is considering rules that would allow small companies to solicit investments over the Internet and sell shares to the public.

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