2:53pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Nike Announces They Will Take Paterno's Name Off Child Care Center

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 3:45 pm

Former Penn State Coach Joe Paterno stands with his players in 2009.
Carolyn Kaster AP

The fallout from the independent report on how Penn State handled the sexual abuse allegations by Jerry Sandusky has begun.

Nike has announced that it has removed the name of former Penn State football coach Joe Paterno from its child care center in Oregon. Mark Parker, Nike's president and CEO, said he was "deeply saddened" by the results of the investigation.

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2:25pm

Thu July 12, 2012
It's All Politics

Three Crucial Years Propel Romney's Business Career Back To Center Stage

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 3:00 pm

Thomas Monaghan (left), founder and chairman of Domino's Pizza, signs an agreement to sell a "significant portion" of his stake in the company to Mitt Romney's Bain Capital, in 1998. Romney, then Bain's CEO, maintains that he left the firm the following year.
Scott Gries AP

Three years might not seem like a big deal when looking back over Mitt Romney's two-decade career with Bain Capital.

But a growing number of journalists — and the Obama campaign — think it is.

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1:56pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Wells Fargo Agrees To $175 Million Settlement Over Lending Discrimination

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 1:58 pm

Wells Fargo has denied claims of lending discrimination and said it's settling "solely for the purpose of avoiding contested litigation with" the Justice Department
Karen Bleier AFP/Getty Images

Wells Fargo Bank agreed to pay at least $175 million Thursday to resolve allegations it discriminated against black and Latino home buyers, in what the Justice Department called the second largest settlement over fair lending violations.

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1:48pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

No Reason To Get Excited, Dylan Says: PBS Has The Wrong Guitar

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 3:48 pm

Bob Dylan in April 1965, just as he was going electric.
Harry Thompson Getty Images

The sleuths at PBS' History Detectives show think they've had their hands on the guitar Bob Dylan played when he famously (or infamously?) "went electric" at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965.

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1:27pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Saudi Arabia Will Send Two Women To The Olympics

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 1:40 pm

In this May photo, members of a Saudi female soccer team listen to their captain, Rawh Abdullah, before their training session at a secret location in Riyadh. The decision to send female athletes to the Olympics will definitely have consequences at home.
Hassan Ammar AP

Under international pressure, Saudi Arabia has decided to send two women to the Olympics in London.

That means that for the first time ever, the Olympic games will include women from every competing country. NPR's Howard Berkes filed this report for our Newscast unit:

"Saudi Arabia now joins Qatar and Brunei as the last countries to enter women into Olympic competition. Seven athletes once banned because of their gender will compete in judo, track, swimming, table tennis and shooting events when the London Olympics begin later this month.

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1:23pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Salt

Studies Tie Human Bladder Infections To Antibiotics In Chicken

Some chicken contains the same antibiotic-resistant E. Coli that's been found to cause recurrent bladder infections.
iStockphoto.com

What do some persistent human bladder infections and some innocent-looking chicken cutlets have in common? Drug-resistant E. coli, scientists say.

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1:09pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Shots - Health Blog

Staph Infections Tied To Misuse Of Drug Vials

Misuse of a medical vials can spread infections.
Sean Locke iStockphoto.com

Ten people were hospitalized and one was found dead after contracting staph infections from injections received at health clinics in Delaware and Arizona in early spring, according the Center for Disease Control and Prevention.

The infection clusters were described in the latest Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.

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12:52pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Yahoo! Confirms Data Breach; 400,000 Passwords At Risk

Originally published on Thu July 12, 2012 12:56 pm

The Yahoo sign in Times Square in a 2006 file photo.
Don Emmert AFP/Getty Images

Yahoo said today that hackers had stolen and posted a file that contained 400,000 usernames and passwords.

The New York Times reports that those credentials were used not only for Yahoo! services but to services such as Gmail, AOL, Hotmail, Comcast, MSN, SBC Global, Verizon, Bellsouth and Live.com.

The Times' Bits blog reports:

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12:11pm

Thu July 12, 2012
The Two-Way

Prosecutors Release New Evidence In Trayvon Martin Case

George Zimmerman, left, and attorney Don West appear before Circuit Judge Kenneth R. Lester, Jr. during a bond hearing in June.
Joe Burbank AP

Prosecutors have released new evidence in the case against George Zimmerman, the Florida man charged with the murder of Trayvon Martin.

As The Orlando Sentinel reports, the new evidence doesn't reveal any "blockbusters." But it does include new testimony police officers on the scene, as well as new testimony from witnesses

The Sentinel reports:

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12:08pm

Thu July 12, 2012
Top Stories

Tennesseans Get Chance to Comment on Health Care

MURFREESBORO, Tenn (WMOT)  --  In spite of his opposition to federal health care reforms, Governor Haslam appears to be moving forward with preparations to implement the Affordable Care Act.

Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance Commissioner Julie Mix McPeak says she’s preparing to conduct a series of health care public comment sessions state-wide. McPeak will take input from residents on what essential health benefits should be made mandatory for health policies sold in Tennessee.

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