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Taxi Group Seeks to Stop Uber, Lyft in New Mexico

CORPORATE | Wednesday Sep 17, 2014
A group of taxi and limousine operators has filed a lawsuit seeking to stop ride-sharing services from operating in New Mexico. The Public Regulation Commission which regulates taxis and limos previously ruled that Lyft and Uber were in violation of stat

Online Sleuths Aid Probe into Gay Couple's Beating

CORPORATE | By Maryclaire Dale | Sep 17
Philadelphia police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces.

Drag Queens Dress Down Facebook Over Names

CORPORATE | By Barbara Ortutay | Sep 17
San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina.

Wells Fargo Pays $290,000 in Sex Harassment Case

CORPORATE | Sep 17
Wells Fargo Bank has agreed to pay $290,000 to four tellers in Nevada to settle a same-sex sexual harassment case brought by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Book Club Ladies Receive an All-Star Surprise

CORPORATE | Sep 17
When Kathy Rackley told Malcolm Mitchell - a wide receiver at the University of Georgia - about her book club, she had no idea who he was, or what would happen next. CBS News reports on what one college football player calls his greatest accomplishment.

Will Apple's Digital Wallet Kill the Card Swipe?

CORPORATE | By Mae Anderson | Sep 17
So-called contactless payment isn't new, but with its presence on millions of iPhones and its advanced security features, Apple Pay could be the service that leads to widespread adoption of the digital wallet.

'Show Up in Drag' Protest at Facebook HQ Postponed

CORPORATE | By EDGE | Sep 16
The most colorful protest ever to hit northern California in years has been called off...for now.

Comics Key & Peele are Serious about Their Comedy

CORPORATE | Sep 16
John Blackstone laughs along with Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, stars of the Peabody Award-winning series "Key & Peele" on Comedy Central.

A Historic Change for Godiva's Golden Brand

CORPORATE | Sep 16
Godiva, the Belgian chocolatier known for gold packaging and high end products, is now consciously becoming a little less fancy. Michelle Miller reports.

Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Ford Motor Company speaks during a news conference in Hong Kong.

Safety Agency Investigates Ford Fiesta Latches

CORPORATE | Sep 15
U.S. safety regulators are investigating complaints that the doors won't latch properly on some Ford Fiesta subcompact cars. The probe announced Monday covers about 205,000 Fiestas from the 2011 through 2013 model years.

NASA's Curiosity Mars rover self-portrait.

NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity Finally at Mount Sharp

CORPORATE | By Marcia Dunn | Sep 15
NASA's Curiosity rover is about to conduct some serious scientific drilling at Mars. The space agency announced that the rover has reached the base of Mount Sharp, its destination since landing two years ago.