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Texas Court Blocks Houston from Using Tougher Clean-Air Laws

CORPORATE | By Juan A. Lozano | May 4
Houston's efforts to use local clean air laws to regulate pollution in the home of the nation's largest petrochemical complex were halted Friday by a Texas Supreme Court ruling in favor of energy and chemical companies.

Tiny Nebraska Town Says No to 1,100 Jobs, Citing Way of Life

CORPORATE | By Scott McFetridge | May 4
The village board unanimously voted against the proposed $300 million plant, and two weeks later, the company said they'd take their plant - and money - elsewhere.

Why Automakers Are Launching Car-Sharing Programs

CORPORATE | May 4
In April, BMW launched program in Seattle with plans to expand it to three more U.S. cities this year.

Government Rolls Out New Student Loan Payment Plan

FINANCE | May 4
For those taking out college loans, the government just rolled out a new payment plan.

Hate Group Mouthpiece: Men Are Entering Target's Ladies Rooms As a 'Test'

CORPORATE | May 3
American Family Association mouthpiece Sandy Rios bragged on Breitbart News Daily that her hate group has been "testing" the mega-store chain Target by sending men into women's rooms.

British Company Apologizes for Deadly Sterilizers

CORPORATE | By Youkyung Lee | May 3
British consumer goods company Reckitt Benckiser apologized Monday for selling deadly disinfectants that killed or injured hundreds of people.

Q&A: Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis Explained

FINANCE | By Ken Sweet | May 3
Puerto Rico's debt crisis has reached a new level, with the island's governor saying Puerto Rico will not pay most of its $470 million in debt payments due by Monday.

Tracking the Flow of Guns Used in Crime is Inexact Science

CORPORATE | By Lisa Mare Pane | May 2
The flow of guns from one person to another, and from states with loose gun laws to those with strict ones, has long flummoxed law enforcement and gun-control advocates and is emerging again as a hot topic.

Flying Autopilot with Target-Date Funds: Points to Consider

FINANCE | By Stan Choe | May 2
Target-date retirement funds aim to make investing simple, and that's why their popularity is exploding.

Uber Drivers May Now Ask for Tips After Lawsuit

CORPORATE | May 2
CBS News financial contributor Mellody Hobson joins "CBS This Morning."

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