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A federal judge has approved a $600 million payout for Countrywide to settle with shareholders who were allegedly misled about the company's financial health.
Illegal immigrants who report being the victim of a major crime can get working papers to cooperate with police. This year, enough illegal immigrants reported crimes to use up all 10,000 allotted visa slots.
A Chicago project to turn human waste into fertilizer pellets is hitting opposition due to cost. But despite the setback, Marketplace sustainability reporter Adriene Hill explains there's a huge market and many eco-benefits to human fertilizer.
Doctors educated outside of the U.S. get a bad rap when looking for a job state-side, but one study suggests the stigma of foreign medical graduates may not be justified.
The Fed wants to invest in new mortgage bonds as older ones it bought begin to mature. Is it possible for the Federal Reserve to jumpstart a stalled recovery this way?
Marketplace Morning Report for Tuesday, August 3, 2010