Marketplace for Friday, February 10, 2012
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President Obama shifts the responsibility of providing contraceptive coverage from religious institutions to insurers. Political contributions often flow to the most successful candidate. The European Commission has new guidelines out regulating the sounds electric vehicles can and can't make. And Kai Ryssdal talks to Shaun Donovan, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, on the intent of yesterday's foreclosure settlement.
Posted In: Oscars, Science, technology, academy awards, movies
This weekend the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the folks behind the Academy Awards, will hand out the technical Oscars. They may not be as glamorous as the other Oscars, but they're every bit as important to movie making.
Posted In: Housing, robo-signing, foreclosures, mortgage settlement
The $25 billion foreclosure settlement is one of the biggest in history. But is it fair? Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan, one of the architects of the deal, responds.