JP Morgan Chase has agreed to pay $13 billion to avoid civil charges over troubled mortgage investments. CEO Jamie Dimon and Attorney General Eric Holder worked out the deal personally. Is it evidence of a cozy relationship, or is Wall Street beginning to pay a price for the Great Recession? Also, Health and Human Services Secretary Sebelius under fire over healthcare's problem-plagued insurance exchange, and watching rare birds on the California Condor-Cam.
Banner image: Jamie Dimon (L), chairman and CEO of JP Morgan Chase, is questioned by journalists as he and other CEO's arrive at the White House on October 2, 2013, for a meeting of the Financial Services Forum with President Barack Obama. Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters