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Global warming and Walmart going to the Supreme Court

Lawsuits concerning Walmart and global warming have been added to the upcoming Supreme Court docket. Both cases have massive implications...
WalMart

Jared Loughner due in court to face charges in Tuscon shooting

Jared Loughner, the suspect in the Tuscon shooting rampage, will be arraigned in court for the shootings today. He may face the death penalty.
Gabrielle Giffords

Senate stalling on vote ratifying new START treaty

The Senate is stalling voting on the new START treaty, which would further reduce the United States' and Russia's stockpiles of nuclear arms.
Medvedev and Obama

How Can Your Credit Score Be Saved With Something As Simple As A Payday Loan?

Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.
Millions of people every year fall short on various bills and lose credit points. Payday loans are a no credit check option that can ease the pain.

Permit issued for deepwater drilling as oil prices start climbing

Months after the BP oil spill shut down deepwater offshore drilling, The Department of the Interior has granted a deepwater drilling permit.
Offshore drilling

Financial statements released from Obama and Joe Biden

The President and Vice President both released their financial disclosure forms, as they are required annually. It may surprise you. READ ON...
Vice President Joe Biden

BP CEO Tony Hayward gets small victory amid turmoil

The second attempt to cut leaking pipes in order to cap them has succeeded, which may be some relief to BP CEO Tony Hayward. READ MORE...
Wine Cork

Facts About Installment Loans Everyone Should Know Before Applying Online

Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.
Are installment loans online safe and secure? Is applying a big hassle with tons of hoops to jump through? We have the facts you want to know.

Obama Wall Street address calls for change and cooperation

The Obama Wall Street speech at Cooper Union calls for good reforms, and security from foolhardy financial gambles. What else did he say?
Cooper Union Foundation Building

Another flock of dead birds discovered in Sweden

Another flock of dead birds has been found, this time in Sweden. The incidents suggest an eerie correlation, but they aren't uncommon.
Flock

Tornado season devastates Gulf Coast

Bad weather created a tornado system that has devastated areas of Mississippi and Alabama. The Gulf Cost is often hit harder by tornadoes...
Tornado forming

How To Get A Cash Advance Without Providing Collateral or Submitting To A Credit Check

Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.
Credit checks can hurt your credit score and providing collateral for a loan is an unneccessary risk which can be avoided.

College graduates have a smaller pay day to look forward to

A group with higher unemployment than the average is recent college graduates. More debt and fewer jobs mean less of a pay day to look to.
Graduation

Reduced Social Security benefits begrudgingly accepted by AARP

The AARP, the largest lobby group for senior citizens, recently announced it would accept small reductions to Social Security benefits.
Social Security Card

S&P Case Shiller index posts rise in home prices

The S&P Case Shiller indexes for home prices showed some modest gains. They are still down, though. When will housing recover? READ MORE...
Stock traders

How Personal Loans Online Can Prevent Your FICO Credit Score From Going Down

Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.
Traditional loans require a credit check which puts a hard inquiry on your credit report which in many cases lowers your overall credit rating.

Raytheon selects Alabama for new missile plant

Raytheon, the giant defense contractor and electronics pioneer, has canceled a missile plant in Tuscon and moved it to Alabama. READ ON...
Sea Sparrow missile being fired

Prop 8 stay granted by California judge

The overturning of Proposition 8 in California has been given a few days to take effect, so proponents have time to appeal the ruling...
Court Gavel

Furlough of NY State workers quashed by high court

A one-day furlough for New York State workers, ordered by the governor to save emergency money, has been quashed by a judge. READ MORE...
David Paterson

How To Use Short Term Loans To Get Through a Budget Crisis Wisely

Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.
Everyone finds themsevles in a budget crisis from time to time and short term loans are only the answer in some circumstances when used wisely.

New Zealand mine explosion leaves 29 trapped underground

The New Zealand mine explosion has left 29 men trapped underground. So far, it's unknown whether any survived the blast that hit Nov. 12...
New Zealand coal mine

Charlie Crist leaves GOP and runs as an Independent

Charlie Crist surprised no one by announcing he would run as an Independent, but what does it mean for his odds of winning a Senate seat?
Florida Governor Charlie Crist