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3 Tips to Help Use Remaining Health Account Funds

| By Tom Murphy | Thursday Dec 18, 2014
Sunscreen may not top many shopping lists this time of year, but stocking up now can keep you from wasting money. December is the final month for many people with employer-sponsored health coverage to spend the remaining balance.

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Senate Approves New Auto Safety Chief

| By Joan Lowy | Dec 18
The Senate confirmed a new administrator to lead the government's auto safety agency, which faces complaints that regulators bungled two high-profile recalls involving faulty ignition switches and exploding air bags.

Study: Shared Parenting After Separation Benefits Children

| By EDGE | Dec 18
After decades of child development research, this year, three different groups of experts reached the same sweeping conclusion: shared parenting after parental separation or divorce has substantial positive effects on the development of children.

Marijuana Research Projects Getting State Funding

| By Kristen Wyatt | Dec 17
Colorado is awarding more than $8 million for medical marijuana research. Researchers say it the first time government money will be used to explore marijuana's medical potential.

Lawyers Who Fought Wisconsin Marriage Ban Seek $1.2 Million in Legal Fees

| Dec 15
The lawyers who successfully fought to undo Wisconsin's ban on same-sex marriage are seeking to recoup $1.2 million in legal costs from the case.

California Sues Uber in Startup's Latest Legal Woe

| By Paul Elias | Dec 11
California prosecutors sued Uber over the ride-booking company's driver background checks and other allegations, adding to the popular startup's legal woes in the U.S. and around the world.

Saudi Women Fight for Equality Behind the Wheel

| Dec 5
Some Saudi Arabian women have been demanding the right to drive for more than two decades. Holly Williams meets with the women who have been leading the driving campaign, finding that driving is just a symbol of a much bigger problem faced by Saudi women.

A Look Back at the Top Medical Stories of 2014

| Dec 5
CBS News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jon LaPook and CBS News contributor Dr. Holly Phillips look back at 2014's medical highlights, including new guidelines for medical exams, and how your gut could be the key to mental health.

'Smart Guns' May Bring Transparency to Police Shootings

| Dec 5
Law enforcement in California is testing smart pistols equipped with technology that alerts police dispatchers whenever their gun is unholstered or fired.

Obama Tells CEOs He Wants to Work on Wage Growth

| By Jim Kuhnhenn | Dec 4
Citing 60-year high corporate profits, President Barack Obama told CEOs Wednesday he wants to engage them on "some tricky questions" about how to overcome stagnant wages in the face of business successes and a rising stock market.

What's a CRomnibus? Washington Creates a Word

| By Andrew Taylor | Dec 4
Take an obscure abbreviation, add insider-speak and you end up with the latest version of Washington argot. CRomnibus. (Pronounced: KROM-ne-bus.)

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