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NASA arrives to aid trapped Chilean miners

Advisers from NASA are in Chile to assist in the rescue of the trapped Chilean miners. It's estimated to be months until they are rescued...
Farmington Mine Disaster

Queensland coast of Australia braces for Cyclone Yasi

Cyclone Yasi is about to slam into the state of Queensland, the northeast part of Australia. The storm is the same size as Hurricane Katrina.
Hurricane

Can Short Term Loans Ease the Food Crisis?

People across the globe are suffering from hunger due to higher food prices. Will short term loans help to ease this crisis?
World hunger mounts as the cost of food exceeds the grasp of too many. Short term loans may help some.

Payday Loans and How You Can Protect Your Personal Information From Identity Theft

Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.
Encryption of your data is just the basic level of protection you need to look for. You can also check to see if the page has HTTPS in the address bar when on application page.

WikiLeaks among more than 200 nominees for Nobel Peace Prize

WikiLeaks has been nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize. While the $1.6 million prize could be used in Assange's defense, it likely won't be.
Nobel Peace Prize

Tariq Aziz death sentence will keep his story from being told

Tariq Aziz, former Iraqi deputy prime minister, was sentenced to death for his alleged role in crimes committed by Saddam Hussein's regime.
Tariq Aziz Saddam Hussein deputy prime minister

Fukushima disaster lays bare the cost of nuclear power

Rising construction costs and the potential cost of a nuclear accident are making clean energy alternatives more attractive to investors.
fukushima disaster

How People Are Taking Advantage of Installment Loans To Cover Budget Shocks Today

Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.
Budget shocks are something very common these days. Many middle class Americans have started using installment lending products to get through tough times.

Seven banks cannot meet capital requirements in Euro stress tests

The Euro stress tests have revealed that after the Greek bailout, seven major European banks can't meet capital requirements of 91 surveyed.
HSBC Bank

The business of a New Korean War

Will a New Korean War result from the tensions, and if so, will America's economy survive being cut off from South Korean products and parts?
Close-up of the statue of an American soldier pondering the dog tags of fallen comrades. The statue is part of a Korean War Memorial located in New Jersey.

Hungary toxic sludge spill triggers ecological disaster

A flood of toxic sludge bigger than the gulf oil spill hit several towns in western Hungary after a reservoir broke at an aluminum plant.
Hungary toxic sluge warning sign

Short Term Loans Are Available Without Credit Checks - What Does That Mean For You?

Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?
Having access to a short term loan online when every you want without credit checks is a tempting offer but what should you know before applying?

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.

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

Bank of America steels itself for exposure of Wikileaks data

It's believed that Wikileaks has data on Bank of America mortgage, foreclosure and other corruption that could be big enough to kill the bank.
A nonplussed preacher walks away from a Bank of America ATM.

You Are Not Supposed To Know Cash Advances Online Do Not Require Any Credit

Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.
Credit is not a factor with cash advances online. There are not credit checks so their is no hard inquiry on your record to lower your credit score.

Kiva expands P2P loans to green ideas and student loans

Microlending nonprofit Kiva is working on expanding its business to lending for environmental changes and students in third-world countries.
Solar Panels

2010 named hottest year by National Climatic Data Center

According to the U.S. National Climatic Data Center, 2010 tied 2005 for the hottest year on record according to ground surface temperature.
Smokestacks billowing smoke – and greenhouse gases – into the air at sunset.

Anti-whaling ships drive Japanese whalers from Antarctica

Anti-whaling harassment, rising diplomatic pressure and a waning appetite for whale meat in Japan are threatening the Japanese whale hunt.
Photo of an anti-whating ship.

Personal Online Lending and How It Can Make or Break Your Family Budget During Hard Times

Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.
Hard times befall us all but you do not have to break your budget to pay your bills. Use personal loans responsibly to avoid penlaties and late fees.

Will the Internet win the Nobel Prize in 2010?

Will the Internet win Nobel Prize? It is among 237 other nominees for the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize. Find out where our priorities lie.
nobel prize

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