Many experts say reducing mortgage principal can help troubled homeowners stay in their homes. But two of the nation's largest mortgage holders, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, have not signed on to the idea. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Fake business listings and other forms of business identity theft are a growing concern, causing real business owners to worry about protecting reputations and losing customers. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images hide caption

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Customers use Bank of America ATMs in New York. The head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau says it is looking into ways to help consumers limit their exposure to banks' overdraft fees. Mark Lennihan/AP hide caption

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Jack Gross filed an age discrimination suit against his employer when he was demoted in 2003. He lost his case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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Ella Washington, 83, works as a receptionist three days a week at Holly Hall Apartments, a housing complex for disabled and elderly people in Silver Spring, Md. Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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The luxury cruise ship Costa Concordia leans on its side after running aground on the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy. One maritime workers union called the disaster a "wake-up call" highlighting long-standing safety concerns and what it sees as lax regulation. Gregorio Borgia/AP hide caption

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Jenny Craig brand ambassador and singer Mariah Carey (left) poses with Dana Fiser, CEO of Jenny Craig, at a press conference in New York City in November. Cindy Ord/Getty Images hide caption

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