There are two types of U.S. companies: Those that depend on the American economy, and those that profit from overseas operations. Commentator Robert Reich compares how the two can change Washington politics.
The Village Voice's Backpage.com is being sued by an underage girl who was pimped out via the classifieds website. But the Communications Decency Act says that websites are protected from liability from what users post.
The flood of paperworks from foreclosures is overwhelming mortgage servicers. One bank representative detailed the practice of "robo-signing," signing off on foreclosures without verifying the information in the documents, in sworn depositions.
Kai Ryssdal talks to Sarah Rosen Wartell, executive vice president at the Center for American Progress, about Larry Summers' departure from the White House and what it means for President Obama's economic policy.
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