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When Should Holiday Shoppers Buy Online?

CORPORATE | Monday Nov 24, 2014
American consumers, start your engines. This weekend kicks off the holiday shopping season. Jill Schlesinger has what you need to know in her look at the business week ahead.

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L.A. Becomes Stage for High-Speed Luxury Cars

CORPORATE | By Tom Krisher | Nov 24
Few people need an SUV with 567 horsepower that can scream around a racetrack and go from zero to 60 in four seconds. A small but growing number want one. These drivers aren't satisfied any longer with an ordinary luxury car.

Cosby Performs to Standing Ovation Despite Allegations

LEGAL | Nov 24
Bill Cosby performed for a sold-out crowd Friday night despite decades-old rape allegations coming to light. But a lot of his upcoming shows have been canceled, as 14 women have come forward with similar allegations against the comedian.

UK Police Spied on Reporters for Years, Docs Show

LEGAL | By Raphael Satter | Nov 24
Freelance video journalist Jason Parkinson returned home from vacation this year to find a brown paper envelope in his mailbox. He opened it to find nine years of his life laid out in shocking detail.

Gift Guide: Help Your Selfie with Some Add-On Gear

CORPORATE | By Ron Harris | Nov 23
Not all selfies are created equal. Some are blurry, are poorly framed or miss the action entirely because you might be scrubbing your thumb fishing for a virtual shutter button as the moment passes you by.

Russia May Be Watching You: Home Cameras Not Secure

LEGAL | By Danica Kirka | Nov 23
A child playing in Bucheon, South Korea. An empty crib in Absecon, New Jersey. Cattle feeding in Behamberg, Austria. Footage from more than 100 countries is being streamed from bedrooms, office buildings, shops, laundromats, stables and barns.

Some in NSA Warned of a Backlash

LEGAL | By Kan Dilanian | Nov 21
Dissenters within the National Security Agency, led by a senior agency executive, warned in 2009 that the program to secretly collect American phone records wasn't providing enough intelligence to justify the backlash it would cause if revealed.

Can Sharks Help Us Predict the Weather?

CORPORATE | Nov 21
Researchers say sharks could become an important tool since they can swim long distances and into hard-to-reach depths at cheaper costs than conventional weather devices.

Automakers Debut Key Models at L.A. Auto Show

CORPORATE | Nov 21
One out of every 10 new vehicles sold in the U.S. last year was purchased in California. So it's no wonder automakers save some of their most important introductions for the Los Angeles Auto Show.

US 30-Year Mortgage Rates Drop to 3.99 Percent

FINANCE | By Josh Boak | Nov 21
Average U.S. long-term mortgage rates continued to tick down this week, remaining close to yearlong lows.

Tips on Getting Deals During Black Friday Blitz

CORPORATE | By Anne D'Innocenzio | Nov 21
Sure, stores have been pushing discounts on holiday merchandise since Halloween, but experts say Thanksgiving weekend still lives up to the hype of serving up the season's best bargains from TVs to clothing.

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