5 convicted for Costa Concordia shipwreck

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Five employees of an Italian cruise company were convicted Saturday of manslaughter in the Costa Concordia shipwreck that killed 32 people, receiving sentences of less than more…

Israel's deepest well targets 1.5B barrels of crude

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Bloomberg Businessweek) The deepest oil well drilled in Israel’s 65-year history may be the most important. Houston’s Noble Energy Inc. (NBL:US) will probe 6,500 meters (4 miles) below more…

Why mafia is so excited about eco-friendly businesses

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Quartz) Italy's ambitious organized crime syndicates are still killing people and trafficking drugs and weapons, but their latest bet is eco-friendly businesses. The cash-heavy groups are tapping into more…

Judge nixes Detroit bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Detroit Free Press) An Ingham County judge says Thursday's historic Detroit bankruptcy filing violates the Michigan Constitution and state law and must be withdrawn. But Attorney General Bill more…

Help! Dad's asking me for money

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, My parents have always had financial problems, and they recently lost their home. They have a place to live, but since that time my father has more…

Detroit files for bankruptcy

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Detroit News) The city of Detroit filed the largest municipal bankruptcy case in U.S. history Thursday afternoon, culminating a decades-long slide that transformed the nation's iconic industrial town more…