News bites: SCOTUS to hear Wal-Mart suit

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear a sex-discrimination suit against Wal-Mart that could involve millions of female workers.

The White House and Democratic lawmakers are putting together another $20 billion in spending cuts to send to Republicans.

A home-state newspaper dings Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) for pushing limits on debit-card fees.

Rising Medicare premiums could eliminate any cost-of-living payment boosts for millions of Social Security beneficiaries.

Companies that count the federal government as a major customer are prepping for tighter times as government spending shrinks.

Harry & David, best known for luxury fruit baskets and other gifts, has filed for bankruptcy.