From Scott Reckard at the LA Times: 3 big banks nearly halt foreclosure sales after U.S. tweaks orders Sales of homes in foreclosure by Wells Fargo & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. ground nearly to a halt after regulators...Show More Summary
I’m not a Trekkie. I barely know my phaser from my tricorder. Merely by using Spock’s and Kirk’s names in vain, I’m sure that I’m treading on sacred ground. Try to overlook my sacrilege when I admit that the Trek … Continue reading ...
Philadelphia, PA – Local police state they have an unreleased video of an elementary student’s mother confronting her daughter’s 11-year-old bully while on school grounds around 10 am Friday. According to authorities, 26-year-old Attifa Brown had been arrested while on school property of A.B. Anderson Elementary School in Cobbs Creek where her daughter attends, because [...]Show More Summary
RPV Convention 2013 While most of the country has gone to sleep politically, Virginia is red hot. One of only two states to have a 2013 gubernatorial election, Virginia is ground zero for political junkies. The Virginia Republican Party (RPV) held their 2013 convention at the Greater Richmond Convention Center. Show More Summary
Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza is one of the best grapplers in MMA. We've heard it before and, judging by his performance against Chris Camozzi at UFC on FX 8, we'll hear it again. Souza grounded Camozzi in slightly more than a minute and had the fight finished with an arm triangle before the end of the first round. Show More Summary
Residents in downtown Wichita, Kan., were told to seek shelter Sunday afternoon after a tornado was confirmed on the ground – with its presence hidden by heavy rainfall. The National Weather Service in Wichita warned of a large and “extremely danger and potentially d …
Sales of homes in foreclosure by Wells Fargo & Co., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Citigroup Inc. ground nearly to a halt after regulators revised their orders on treatment of troubled borrowers during the 60 days before they lose their homes.
Jared Bernstein’s take on this very good NYT story seems right: There’s a long cover story on the Cincinnati IRS office which is ground zero for the recent scandal. The piece paints a picture of an understaffed, poorly managed group of mid-level bureaucrats, trying to follow impossible guidelines. Clearly, the agency screwed up in a [...]
It's true. "Due to poor weather, the New York City Parks Department, Prospect Park Alliance, and Googamooga have decided to cancel today's festival in the interest of safety and prevention of damage to the park grounds," the organizers said in a statement. [ more › ]
With a wall-size photograph of Fanuc watching over the booth, Vander Kooij’s Chubby Chairs were perched on shipping pallets at ICFF. Each chair is made from recycled plastic from refrigerators, ground down into a paste and printed, layer by layer, gradually
The Women in Secularism 2 conference wraps up in Washington DC today, but I have a feeling that many in the secular community will be talking and writing about it for some time. While I hope to move on after this post, there is no telling...Show More Summary
By Devon Shire: I've always preferred investing in businesses with established cash flows or assets that I feel I can value with a reasonable level of accuracy. The goal from this approach is to limit my investments to companies that I feel I can value, and then only buy shares when they are trading at a significant discount to that value. Show More Summary
4.35 / 5 Stars | 284 Reviews by ATHIELEN "Rotini baked with ground beef, pepperoni and spaghetti sauce." View Complete Recipe Details and Reviews
Earlier this month, a gay 13-year-old boy was attacked by four teens who shouted "faggot" and "queer" as they pummeled him on the ground and threatened his life. The assault left the Canadian child with injuries on the left side...
Three shot in Lawndale: When the shooting stopped in Lawndale late Friday night, three people lay on the ground with gunshot wounds outside a family prom party on Kolin Avenue. It’s not clear why at least two shooters took aim at the group of people partying out on Kolin Avenue, among them at least a few children. Show More Summary
The final day of the 2012-13 English Premier League season is here, and we're covering all the action for you live in one place. All 20 clubs kick off simultaneously Sunday at grounds across England (and one in Wales). Here in the United States, game time is set for 11 a.m. Show More Summary
This week in the war on voting is a joint project of Joan McCarter and Meteor Blades. • North Carolina 'ground zero' in fight against voter suppression: • Democrats introduce bill to reform and reauthorize the Election Assistance Commission: The EAC was created in the aftermath of the disastrous elections of 2000 as part of the Help America Vote Act. Show More Summary
NASA may have retired the space shuttle, but that doesn't mean amateur explorers need to stay grounded, right? The Kua Fu Initiative is a photo project raising funds through Kickstarter to send a payload capsule into the lower stratosphere to capture HD photos and videos. Show More Summary
Google's fast-growing cash hoard is as real as the ground you're standing on. At some point, Google will have to return some to shareholders.
Never-fail military microgrids are breaking new ground in distributed energy management. Now one of them is getting connected to the grid at large.