8:58am

Mon December 13, 2010
The Two-Way

Mark Madoff's Suicide Won't Stop Lawsuits Aimed At Recovering Millions

"The litigation will take its course and the death of Mark Madoff will not impact that fact," court-appointed lawyer David Sheehan tells The Wall Street Journal of the lawsuits seeking to reclaim some of the billions of dollars that Bernard Madoff, Mark Madoff's father, stole from unsuspecting investors.

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8:00am

Mon December 13, 2010
The Two-Way

Change Your Passwords If You Have One At Gawker

Hopefully, most folks who are affected know this by now. But just in case:

Gawker was hacked over the weekend. And here's what it has to say about what to do:

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7:39am

Mon December 13, 2010
The Two-Way

Tax Deal Faces First Vote; What Should Congress Do?

The Senate this afternoon is expected to hold the first in a series of votes on the tax deal agreed to last week by President Obama and Republican leaders in Congress.

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12:01am

Mon December 13, 2010
Your Money

Woman's Foreclosure Nightmare: 'Like A Black Hole'

State prosecutors from all 50 states are investigating the country's largest banks, to learn whether they have been foreclosing on thousands of Americans improperly.

The banks say they do not seize people's houses without justification. But NPR has uncovered a case that might suggest otherwise. In fact, the homeowner in this case was actually the victim of a scam run by one of the bank's very own employees. But despite that, the bank moved to foreclose anyway.

Six Years Of Stress

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12:01am

Mon December 13, 2010
Education

Rural New York School Recruits Overseas Students

Dwindling populations in small towns have caused hundreds of districts to consolidate their schools and bus kids long distances to bigger schools.

But some remote communities are fighting back with a new idea to fill their empty classrooms: They're recruiting international students.

Newcomb Central School in New York is a pre-kindergarten through 12th grade school. It has a total of 33 high school students.

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