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Tent City Interview at Camp Take Notice

Mark Horvath | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

These people should not have to live homeless like this. Point blank: the only reason tent cities exist in the first place is because the shelter system is broken.

CALPIRG's Critical Role in the Campaign for Public Transportation in LA

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

CALPIRG is working with Metro, Move LA, and a host of businesses and civic, environmental and labor groups to help LA expand its public transportation system.

FDIC Closes Four Banks: 72 Failed This Year

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Regulators on Friday shut down Midwest Bank and Trust Company in Elmwood Park, Ill., as well as three smaller banks in Georgia, Mic...

Bennet LeBow, Cigarette Executive, Consolidates Control Of Borders

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The tobacco executive and investor who became CEO of Borders Group Inc. last month is positioning himself to gain more control of the Ann Arbor-based ...

Midwest Militia Raids: Agents Seize Gas Masks, Guns, Knives, More

AP | MIKE HOUSEHOLDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

DETROIT — Federal agents investigating what they describe as a Christian militia bent on violence against police seized suspected crack cocaine ...

20 Most Bike-Friendly Cities In America: Ranks The Best Cities To Ride In (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver released its definitive list of the most bike-friendly cities in the U.S. this week. The study surveyed only cities with 100,000 citizen...

FBI Tricked Hutaree Christian Militia Into Showing Up Unarmed

AP | JEFF KAROUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

DETROIT, Mich. (Associated Press) -- Five members of a radical Christian militia accused of conspiring to kill police officers and wage war against t...

Borders Faces Critical April 1 Loan Deadline | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

A New York hedge fund manager may control the fate of Borders Group Inc., even as the distressed Ann Arbor-based book store chain advertises to hire s...

Race Relations in NASCAR

Susan Deily-Swearingen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Susan Deily-Swearingen

Does our skin color need to match that of our heroes? This may be precisely the kind of thinking responsible for the difficulty African-American drivers find in getting major NASCAR sponsorship.

3 U.S Congressmen, 1 Voice: Health Care is a Civil Right

Chris Savage | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Savage

Health care is a right, not a privilege. A struggle as important and epic as the fight for civil rights in this country.

9 Ways To Show Your Gratitude On Thanksgiving Day

HuffPost | Victoria Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Favorite Turkey Recipe? Check. Special occasion dishes and gravy boat? Check, check. Ways to express your gratitude this Thanksgiving? Don't worry, we...