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Bill Thomas

Was This Kentucky Pastor Fired For His Wife's Provocative Column About "Shiite Baptists?"

AP | DYLAN LOVAN | Posted 07.11.2013 | Religion

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A newspaper column lampooning Southern Baptists, calling the group "the crazy old paranoid uncle of evangelical Christians," is cau...

What's Your Ideal Place to Grow Old?

Dr. Caroline Cicero | Posted 09.13.2012 | Fifty
Dr. Caroline Cicero

What is your ideal place to grow old, and will you be part of its evolution?

David Lohr

Former Deputy Sheriff Pleads Guilty To Scamming Serial Killer Victims' Families | David Lohr | Posted 03.22.2012 | Crime

A former deputy sheriff with ties to the Colonial Parkway murders -- a series of unsolved homicides that occurred in Virginia in the 1980s -- has plea...

Pioneering Los Angeles Times Writer Dies

AP | Posted 03.21.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- Dorothy Townsend, the first female staff writer for the Los Angeles Times' city section and the lone woman on a team of dozens of repor...

Shahien Nasiripour

Financial Crisis Panel Commissioners Leaked Confidential Information To Lobbyists, Report Alleges | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 09.12.2011 | Business

Republican commissioners on the panel created by Congress to probe the roots of the financial crisis leaked documents to partisan allies and shared co...

Republican "Fifth Column" Strikes Financial Commission. Are YOU Next?

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

A sleeper cell of four Republicans struck the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission this week, escalating what had previously been a campaign of covert obstruction into an overt act of sabotage.

The Soviet GOP: There's Something Red About This Whitewash

Rob Warmowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Warmowski

Some younger readers might need a refresher course in the workings of a thing called the Soviet Union. Republican apologists for Wall Street are doing their best to provide one.

Shahien Nasiripour

Financial Crisis Panel In Turmoil As Republicans Defect; Plan To Blame Government For Crisis | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The four Republicans appointed to the commission investigating the root causes of the financial crisis plan to bypass the bipartisan panel and release...

Shahien Nasiripour

Two Top Investigators Leave Financial Crisis Commission | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Two senior staffers have quietly left the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission, a panel working under a tight deadline that has been dogged by rumors o...

The Highlights and Lowlights of the Financial Crisis Hearings

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Over the last year and a half, Congressional committees and bipartisan panels like the Financial Crisis Inquiry Comission (FCIC) charged with investig...

FCIC Set To Question Bank CEOs About Financial Meltdown

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Two blocks from the Treasury, where the government not long ago scrambled to save a collapsing financial system, a team of investig...

Shahien Nasiripour

Heads Of Financial Crisis Commission Call Bonuses Unjustifiable, Vow To Investigate (EXCLUSIVE) | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The chair and vice chair of the federal commission charged with investigating the causes of the financial crisis had harsh words on Tuesday for the Wa...

Panel Probing Financial Crisis Has Wall Street Ties

Wall Street Journal | JOHN D. MCKINNON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two appointees to a congressional panel investigating the financial crisis work for law firms that represent either Wall Street or its a...

New "Pecora Commission" Stalled In Congress

The Hill | Silla Brush and Jared Allen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Democratic and Republican leaders have yet to nominate a single person to the high-profile commission aimed at investigating the financial crisis, eve...

Nominees Emerge For New "Pecora Commission"

Reuters | Karey Wutkowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bipartisan panel armed with subpoena power to investigate causes of the Wall Street meltdown is on the brink of being launche...