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The latest revelations about government snooping have to do with money transfers – the CIA is building a database of transactions through firms like Western Union and MoneyGram. Also, health insurers have spent retooling their business plan in order to prosper under the ACA.  What do those companies do now that the President has announced a change that upends their strategy? Finally, Google Books gets the legal go-ahead to continue scanning copyrighted works into its enormous database.

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Britain gets tough with health tourists

Nov 15, 2013
Britain's National Health Service offers free treatment at the point of service. The government says many foreigners are abusing the system and now need to pay up for the services they receive.

More CIA tracking: This time, money transfers

Nov 15, 2013
The latest revelations about government snooping have to do with money transfers.

Google Books wins lawsuit: Searching is transformative

Nov 15, 2013
Google Books gets the legal go-ahead to continue scanning copyrighted works into its enormous database.

Adjusting to the new contours of the ACA

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Nov 15, 2013
Health insurers have spent millions retooling their business plan in order to function under the ACA.

China Eases One-Child Policy

Nov 15, 2013
China to ease restrictions on one-child policy among other reforms.

Do the right thing: Don't work on Thanksgiving

Nov 15, 2013
Costco, Nordstrom and BJ's Wholesale Club will stay closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Weekly Wrap: No yellin' at Yellen

Nov 15, 2013
Chatting with CNBC's John Carney and Nela Richardson, from Bloomberg Government.

The latest revelations about government snooping have to do with money transfers – the CIA is building a database of transactions through firms like Western Union and MoneyGram. Also, health insurers have spent retooling their business plan in order to prosper under the ACA.  What do those companies do now that the President has announced a change that upends their strategy? Finally, Google Books gets the legal go-ahead to continue scanning copyrighted works into its enormous database.

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