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Housing Regulator Has Big Plans In Store For Two Mortgage Titans

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:05pm

A top federal regulator for the U.S. housing market signaled some big changes for government-run mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac. The changes likely mean lending will be expanded.

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In Somalia, Collecting People For Profit

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 3:05pm

Distributing aid can be an incredibly risky job for Westerners in Somalia, so local entrepreneurs have filled the gap. But what happens when aid become a profitable business in a lawless place?

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Big Questions Now That Europeans Can Edit Google Search Results

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 11:34am

The ruling by the European Union's highest court will require Google to remove material that citizens find embarrassing or harmful. But how does this play out, practically?

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Employers May Start Paying You To Buy Health Insurance

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 10:32am

It costs a lot for companies to buy health insurance, so the idea of giving employees money to buy their own coverage has a lot of appeal. But it might end up being more expensive for workers.

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Google Must Delete Personal Data When Asked, European Court Says

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 7:43am

The case started when a Spanish man was irked that a 1998 notice about his home being repossessed was still online. Privacy advocates are welcoming a win for the "right to be forgotten."

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NPR Picks Jarl Mohn As Its Next CEO

Tue, 05/13/2014 - 6:46am

Jarl Mohn replaces Gary Knell, who left last year to run the National Geographic Society. Mohn is slated to start work at NPR on July 1.

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