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  • Google-Oracle Trial Begins

    The jury selection in a dispute over smartphone technology between Google and Oracle starts today. CNBC's Jon Fortt reports.

  • Dennis Kozlowski

    Imprisoned Ex-Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski begged for mercy from a parole board last week, before learning later that his plea had been rejected, a newly-released transcript of the proceeding showed Wednesday, USA Today reports.

  • Remington Guns

    Millions of Americans hunt, but it is fair to say none of them expect what happened to Justen Yerger of Monroe, Louisiana.

  • Apple's Antitrust Case

    CNBC's Hampton Pearson offers insight on the government's lawsuit against Apple.

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    The U.S. government has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and various electronic book publishers, claiming they conspired to raise prices and limit competition. 

  • American Apparel CEO Speaks

    One year ago, American Apparel was warning of a possible bankruptcy and facing a new round of sexual harassment allegations against its CEO. Have things changed? CNBC's Jane Wells spoke with Dov Charney, the company's CEO, to find out.

  • Nike Sues Reebok

    Nike's suit claims Reebok does not have license to use Tebow's name, with CNBC's Darren Rovell.

  • Rep. Neugebauer on MF Global Hearing

    A new panel of MF Global executives face lawmakers today. Insight with Rep. Randy Neugebauer, (R-TX).

  • 13-Year Sentence for Defense Contractor

    A defense contractor is sentenced to 13 years in prison for attempting to sell defense secrets, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • JPMorgan Chase Settles Suit for Defrauding Vets

    CNBC's Eamon Javers talks to two mortgage brokers who became millionaires after the settlement of a whistle-blower lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase. The company was said to be charging improper attorneys' fees to veterans in a VA home mortgage assistance program.

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    Lawmakers and attorneys in at least two states are considering proposals that would require Facebook and other social networks to grant access to the pages of loved ones when a family member dies, essentially making the site contents part of a person's digital estate.

  • Citigroup Building

    A federal appeals court said Thursday that a judge likely overstepped his authority when he blocked a $285 million settlement over toxic mortgage securities after concluding that it was bad policy for a regulatory agency to accept a deal that does not include an admission of liability.

  • U.S. securities regulators took enforcement action against an online trading platform and two private funds offering Facebook shares on Wednesday, the first action in a year-long probe into the lightly regulated world of private company-share trading.

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    Employers are offering fewer paid internships because of recent lawsuits, USA Today reports.

  • Novartis

    India’s mass production of generic versions of drugs patented elsewhere helps poor people with treatment that would otherwise be too costly, but drug companies say the knockoffs stifle innovation. The New York Times reports.

  • Allen Stanford

    Tuesday's conviction of Texas financier Allen Stanford on 13 out of 14 counts provides a small measure of vindication for investors in the $7 billion Ponzi scheme.

  • Allen Stanford

    Allen Stanford has been found guilty of 13 out of 14 counts in one of the biggest financial frauds in US history.

  • Allen Stanford Guilty on 13 of 14 Counts

    Allen Stanford was found not guilty of wire fraud, reports CNBC's Scott Cohn.

  • Allen Stanford

    The jury in the Allen Stanford fraud trial said Monday it is deadlocked, but the judge told the jury to continue deliberating.

  • Simulated oil splatter on a BP gas station sign in Manhattan, New York.

    Big oil continues to dominate the headlines this week between the rising price at the pump and BP’s impending Gulf oil spill trial. A former Shell oil executive shares his insights with CNBC into the pain at the pump, as well as the upcoming trial.