Hospital chain Tenet was accused of scamming the Medicare system and consequently the nation's older folks. Today, the company agreed to pay more than $700 million to settle the allegations. Amy Scott reports.
US regulators have filed a lawsuit against British oil giant BP. They're charging it with manipulating the price of propane, saying it artificially drove up the cost of heating and cooking oil for millions of Americans. Stephen Beard reports.
Lawmakers are expected to introduce legislation today to clamp down on the mostly unregulated hedge fund industry. But those hoping for a shorter leash shouldn't hold their breath, Janet Babin reports.
The city of Anaheim, home to Disneyland and other attractions, will launch citywide wireless Internet capability today. It's a trial run in efforts to bring Wi-Fi to bigger cities, Lisa Napoli reports.
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