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FTC Launches Civil Probe Into Herbalife

The nutrition supplement company has been under attack by billionaire investor William Ackman, who's been pressing regulators to look into the way Herbalife operates.
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Number Of Calif. Homes In Foreclosure Process Soars

Foreclosures are at a seven-year low nationwide. In California, however, the number of notices of default, which is the first step in the foreclosure process, jumped.
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Obama To Push Expanded Overtime Pay

President Obama is asking the Labor Department to update the rules governing overtime. The goal is to require millions of additional workers to be paid overtime — an idea business opposes.
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Senate Committee To Consider Fischer For Fed's No. 2 Spot

Stanley Fischer, President Obama's choice to be the Federal Reserve's vice chairman, is on Capitol Hill Thursday for a confirmation hearing .
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Who's The Best In College Basketball? Let's Look At The Numbers

"Nobody really compares" to Alan Williams number-wise, a statistician says. But the starting center for University of California, Santa Barbara, isn't widely expected to be named Player of the Year.
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U.S. Judge Throws Out Charges Against Indian Diplomat

A federal judge said Devyani Khobragade enjoys diplomatic immunity. Her case sparked a diplomatic row between India and the U.S.
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New Jersey Judge Rules Women Can Keep Fathers Out Of Delivery Room

Basing his opinion on two landmark abortion cases, the judge said a woman has a stronger right over her body and her unborn child than the father. This is likely one of the first rulings of its kind.
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Senate Panel Clears Ukraine Aid Package

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee passed the bill, which now goes to the full Senate for a vote. The House has its own version.
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Health Care Law Helps Entrepreneurs Quit Their Day Jobs

Employer-provided health care can deter people from leaving their jobs to start their own businesses. Analysts say Obamacare could alleviate so-called entrepreneur lock.
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Without World War I, A Slower U.S. Rise, No 'God Bless America'

If the Great War had never happened, America might look vastly different. Among other things, woman's suffrage and the civil rights movement might have suffered.

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