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Anthem Data Stolen By Hackers Raises Identity Theft Concerns

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 3:59am

Following the Anthem health insurance hack, we look at what happens if your Social Security number is stolen. How bad can the damage be? Can you get a new number? And, will that solve your problems?

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Oil Price Dip, Global Slowdown Create Crosscurrents For U.S.

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 2:34am

The big drop in oil prices is a gift to consumers that should propel the U.S. economy, analysts say. But those lower prices are hurting the energy sector and consumers continue to be cautious.

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Leaked HSBC Documents Shed Light On Swiss Banking Industry

Mon, 02/09/2015 - 12:44am

The documents were downloaded by a former computer security expert at the giant bank HSBC. They were released over the weekend by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists.

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NBC's Brian Williams To Temporarily Step Away From Anchor Desk

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 3:44pm

The anchor, who apologized for misremembering that a helicopter he was traveling during the 2003 invasion of Iraq had been fired on, said he would return to hosting the Nightly News "in a few days."

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Huffington Post Bets People Will Read Good News — And Share It, Too

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 6:02pm

Arianna Huffington says readers need more positive news coverage, so her site is launching an effort focused on good stories. Their shareability may make "What Works" a smart business move, too.

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Brian Williams Under Microscope After Recanting Helicopter Story

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:45pm

NBC Chief Anchor Brian Williams has been bombarded by criticism this week over his shifting accounts of a 2003 helicopter landing in the Iraqi desert.

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For Rockfish, A Tale Of Recovery, Hidden On Menus

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:38pm

Once depleted by decades of overfishing, rockfish have rebounded. But it's hard to tell this conservation and fishery management success story if purveyors continue to misidentify the tasty fish.

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U.S. Jobs Picture Finally Getting Back To Normal

Fri, 02/06/2015 - 3:09pm

The Labor Department provided more evidence Friday that the U.S. job picture is finally getting back to normal — nearly six years after the great recession ended. The monthly jobs report showed an increase more than a million jobs over the past three months. The unemployment rate did tick up to a notch, but even that is a positive signal.

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