Joblessness for black youth still soaring

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (RemappingDebate) When you've looked for monthly unemployment data, you have probably noticed that you can pretty readily find those data sliced by race or gender. Sometimes you can more…

Cantaloupe farm charged in fatal listeria outbreak

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Denver Post) Two Colorado brothers who grew listeria-contaminated cantaloupe linked to a 2011 outbreak that killed 33 people nationwide and sickened hundreds more were criminally charged Thursday by more…

Man tries to pay water bill with cocaine

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Huffington Post) Police in Deltona, Fla., are trying to sniff out the identity of a man who allegedly attempted to pay his water bill with cocaine. The unidentified more…

Governments stealing from bank accounts

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The questionable practice of "bail-ins" begun by Cyprus a year ago to keep banks solvent is beginning to spread to other nations, and holders of large more…

Making a deal with debt collector

by Dave Ramsey -- Dear Dave, I have $400 in debt on a credit card, and I haven't made a payment on it in about two years. The debt has been sold more…

Ex-Madoff accountant arrested

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEW YORK POST) The feds have widened their criminal probe of Bernie Madoff, arresting the Ponzi king’s longtime accountant, law enforcement sources said. FBI agents arrested accountant Paul more…

Mortgage relief failed to protect many homes

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) When five giant mortgage firms signed a landmark $25-billion mortgage settlement last year, officials hailed debt forgiveness as the primary strategy to preserve homeownership. The more…