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Sal F. Albanese | Posted 08.24.2014 | New York
Sal F. Albanese

Brooklynites didn't really need de Blasio or me or anyone else. In late April, after weeks of rainy marches and rallies, SUNY withdrew its plan to close LICH. For a moment at least, the community and workers had saved their hospital.

Help On The Way For Girl With Severely Swollen Head?

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 04.15.2013 | Impact

Help may be on the way for India's Runa Begum, the desperately ill girl who tugged at hearts around the world when photos of her were published last w...

Madoff Trustee Seeks $1 Billion From 7 International Banks

AP | LARRY NEUMEISTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Seven global banking institutions enabled disgraced financier Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme by "creating and offering derivative inve...

Insurer Targeted HIV Patients To Drop Coverage

Reuters | Murray Waas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In May, 2002, Jerome Mitchell, a 17-year old college freshman from rural South Carolina, learned he had contracted HIV. The news, of course, was devas...

Bernard Madoff Didn't Just Hurt Jews: He Was an Equal Opportunity Swindler

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Russnow

Why should Jews be any more surprised that one of their own is less than honorable? Are we not subject to the same failings of other humans?

Fortis, Huge European Bank, Partially Nationalized

AP | AOIFE WHITE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BRUSSELS, Belgium — Dutch-Belgian bank and insurance giant Fortis NV was given a 11.2 billion euro ($16.4 billion) lifeline to avert insolvency ...