Law and Order/Legislation

Scientists unable to find source of anthrax used in 2001 attacks

A National Academy of Sciences review of the FBI investigation of the 2001 anthrax attacks found some glaring flaws in the FBI's findings.
Anthrax

Parents are Using Small Loans to Fund Childcare, But There is Help

Although parents are using savings, a small loan or family help to fund childcare, the government has some tax breaks that could help.

French Court Finds Church of Scientology Guilty of Fraud

The French government recognizes the Church of Scientology as a commercial institution, not a religion. Now two French branches have been fined for fraud...
Tom Cruise, famous Scientologist. Image from Flickr.

Where Is The Best Place To Get Payday Loans Online and Why?

There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?
There are all kinds of reasons why you would want to get a loan online but what should you know about payday loans first?

Rome and Moscow plagued by protests and riots

Riots have been breaking out all over Europe in recent months. Recent riots in Rome and in Moscow plunged both capital cities into chaos.
Silvio Berlusconi

Kinsman, IL | Scene of FBI raid

Kinsman, IL, was the scene of a large FBI raid. The town of 100 is virtually bare, except for a Muslim butcher shop. READ MORE...
Image from Flickr.com.  Coming to a small town near you!

DADT military gay ban upheld by Supreme Court

The SCOTUS denied a request on behalf of a gay rights group to lift a stay of the federal judge's decision to ban “Don't Ask, Don't Tell.”
A mock Uncle Sam sign that reads, “I'm counting on you! Don't ask, Don't tell.”

Why Borrow Money On Installments To Keep From Defaulting On Bills And Ruining Your Credit?

Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.
Many people are shocked at how damaging it is to have a low credit score. Many though have found a temporary solution with installment loans.

House rejects bill for $250 payment to Social Security recipients

A failed bill authorizing a $250 check for Social Security recipients intended to compensate for the lack of a 2011 cost-of-living increase.
no social security cola next year

Trustee Irving Picard sues JPMorgan Chase for Madoff fraud

Trustee Irving Picard levied a $6.4 billion lawsuit against JPMorgan Chase for allegedly aiding and abetting Bernie Madoff's Ponzi scheme...
Outdoor photo of one of JPMorgan Chase & Co's offices, taken in the late afternoon/early evening.

Kansas Payday Loan Store Employee Foils Robbers

Kansas seems to be a pretty popular place for payday loan store robberies. However, the workers at payday loan stores are getting wise. READ MORE ...
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How To Use Short Term Loans To Save Your Budget

There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.
There are plenty of things eating your budget and late fees on the bills is typically the biggest waste and easiest to fix with short term loans.

Boy Found in Wall | Mother Hid Him From the Sun

After a two-year disappearance, Ricky Chekevdia is the boy found in a wall. He was hidden in a secret room with his mother, who had abducted him and kept him…
Rickey Chekevdia has been found by Illinois State Police after two years of being hiding in the walls of his maternal grandparents' home. (Photo: missingkids.com)

Strip club ATMs banned from TANF use in California

California strip clubs can no longer distribute welfare funds via their ATMs. Gov. Schwarzenegger is cracking down on waste…
A sign in red light bulbs indicating the presence of an ATM machine.

Recessionomics: Santa Claus robs yacht club

The recession has hit even Santa where it hurts. Reports indicate that Santa Claus robbed a yacht club in Rhode Island.
A comic photograph of a “Bad Santa.” He's wearing brass knuckles and brandishing a baseball bat.

Personal Loans Online Do Not Requre Credit Checks Or Collateral Deposits

Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.
Credit checks cause damage to your credit score. These are the factors that you will appreciate knowing so you can get a personal loan without ruining your credit or putting up collateral.

Credit score can affect insurance rates, court rules

A Michigan supreme court has ruled that using credit scores to determine insurance rates is not discriminatory. READ ON...
Credit

LGBT group lobbies UK Parliament for heterosexual equality

On behalf of opposite-sex and same-sex couples, LGBT group OutRage! is campaigning U.K. Parliament for heterosexual equality in partnerships.
Evening photograph of Big Ben and the houses of British Parliament

Pedro Espada charged with stealing from nonprofit foundation

Pedro Espada has been indicted along with his son for embezzling from the Soundview HealthCare Network, a nonprofit health care organization.
Pedro Espada

Why Using a Cash Advance For a Spending Spree Is a Very Bad Idea!

Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.
Cash advances, although a modern convenience, are not to be used for for irresponsible spending. Use them wisely and you will improve your financial situation.

UK Office of Fair Trading says no to payday loan rate cap

The United Kingdom's Office of Fair Trading has ruled that a payday loan rate cap is unnecessary and would harm free market competition…
A T-shirt parody of the "Enjoy Coke" logo. This shirt reads "Enjoy Capitalism." Part of capitalism is a free market economy that would not restrict the payday loan with unnecessary (or even harmful) rate caps.

Jaycee Lee Dugard, 29, Found After 18 Years

Jaycee Lee Dugard, who had been missing for 18 years, may have revealed herself. Now 29, Dugard will meet with her long-lost mother Terry today…
Oceans of time have passed. Oh, to feel that joy of reunion. It is indescribable joy. (Photo: flickr.com)