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Former Murdoch Editor Facing Criminal Charges In Hacking Scandal

Rebekah Brooks allegedly tried to "pervert the course of justice" last year by seeking to cover up what had been going on at Murdoch's News of the World.
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Fact Checking Data On The Boomerang Generation

The fact-checking organization PolitiFact looked into a claim made in a political ad. It said 85 percent of recent college graduates moved back in with their parents. That number is wrong. Kim Parker, the lead researcher for a Pew Research Center survey on the boomerang generation, talks to Steve Inskeep about what the real number is.
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Volker Rule Languishes Without Guidelines

The botched trade at JPMorgan Chase has revived debate on Capitol Hill over whether the recent Dodd Frank financial regulation law gets tough enough on Wall Street. Federal regulators have taken months, and may take several more, to come up with guidelines to implement the Volcker rule.
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Obama Ad Blasts Romney's Time At Bain Capital

The Obama re-election committee on Monday released a two-minute ad taking aim at Republican rival Mitt Romney's record at the private equity firm Bain Capital. The ad challenges Romney's claim that his business experience qualifies him to turn the economy around.
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Is JPMorgan Chase Too Big To Manage?

JP Morgan Chase has long had the reputation of being one of the better managed big banks in the country. So how did it make a $2 billion blunder? To find out, David Greene talks to David Wessel, economics editor of The Wall Street Journal.
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Calif. Voters Forced To Choose How To Ease Defict

Calif. Gov. Jerry Brown says the state's budget deficit is now $16 billion. That's almost double the figure he gave in January. Brown is attempting to force voters to choose between higher taxes and deeper spending cuts.
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Virgin Atlantic Will Allow Texting On Some Flights

Virgin Atlantic says passengers on its new Airbus will soon be able to chat on their cell phones. They'll be able to text as well. Each plane will have its own cellular network that bounces signals to satellites. That in-house network will prevent signals from interfering with air traffic control.

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