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Climate Change This Week: Bye-Bye Thermal Shield, Oceanic Ceviche, and More

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 12.01.2012 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Peter Sinclair's new, short 2012 Arctic ice melt video includes the time lapse satellite imagery illustrating the rapid, dramatic shrinkage of this ice cap. In just the past 12 years alone, 70 percent of the September summer ice cap has disappeared.

Amtrak-Truck Crash Leaves Many Injured

AP | GOSIA WOZNIACKA | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

HANFORD, Calif. — Two cars and the locomotive of an Amtrak train carrying about 169 passengers derailed Monday after colliding with a big rig tr...

The Revolving Door Bump

Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

It pays to walk through the revolving door. When someone associated with a company gets appointed to a government post, that company sees a boost ...

Soros Urges Investing 'In Efforts To Improve Achievement By African-American Boys And Men'

Reuters | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

By Manuela Badawy NEW YORK, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros urged charitable foundations on Mo...

Eurozone Unemployment At Record High

AP | SARAH DiLORENZO | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

BRUSSELS -- Unemployment across the 17 countries that use the euro remained at its record high rate of 11.4 percent in August renewing concerns that e...

iPhone 5 Review: The Top 10 New Features That Will Help Your Small Business Grow

Denise Gosnell | Posted 12.01.2012 | Technology
Denise Gosnell

I've had my iPhone 5 for less than a week, and I'm really glad I upgraded from my iPhone 4. I will admit, there are still a few annoyances, such as having to buy adapters to connect with my existing equipment.

UPDATE: Nazi Concentration Camp Puzzle On Amazon Sparks Controversy

Posted 10.02.2012 | Business

On Amazon, customers can get almost anything their heart desires, even if that desire includes a Nazi concentration camp puzzle. The online retail...

Bernanke To Congress: Don't Invade Fed's Privacy

AP | MARTIN CRUTSINGER | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Chairman Ben Bernanke offered a wide-ranging defense Monday of the Federal Reserve's aggressive policies to stimulate the still-wea...

LOOK: Ikea Removes Women From Catalogue

AP | Posted 12.01.2012 | Business

STOCKHOLM -- Ikea is being criticized for deleting images of women from the Saudi version of its furniture catalogue, a move the company says it regre...

Traders Preparing For An Obama Victory

AP | MATTHEW CRAFT | Posted 10.01.2012 | Business

NEW YORK -- As President Barack Obama widened his lead over Mitt Romney in polls this month, traders at hedge funds and investment firms began shootin...

'A New Recession'

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2012 | Business

By Jonathan Cable LONDON, Oct 1 (Reuters) - Euro zone manufacturing put in its worst performance in the three months to September sinc...

Here Are 10 Jobs Where Workers Need Coffee To Survive

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 09.29.2012 | Business

Happy National Coffee Day! Almost half of Americans agree: If you got a job to do, reach for a cup of joe. But there are certain professions whe...

LOOK: Faces Of Child Labor

Posted 10.02.2012 | Business

Though it may seem a barbaric practice of the past, child labor is still alive and well in the U.S. and around the world, and international efforts to...

16 Epic Product Fails

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

Apple launched its maps application earlier this month, much to the chagrin of the many Google Maps fans of the iPhone world. The product was indeed s...

WATCH: Armless Woman Inspires During Employment Search

Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

One Missouri woman is offering inspiration for the millions of jobless Americans struggling to find work. Tisha Shelton is a 25-year-old searching...

Libor Rate To Finally Get Overhaul

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

Mark Gongloff is off the newsletter this morning, so today's 7.5 Things are brought to you by Jillian Berman. Thing One: It's About Time: British o...

Libor Rate 'Needs A Complete Overhaul'

Reuters | Posted 11.28.2012 | Business

* FSA chief says Libor too embedded in system to be scrapped * Says longer term, participants should mull alternatives *...

Bad News For i-Bankers

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

* Global investment banking fees $15.5 bln in Q3 * JP Morgan tops fees league table By Kylie MacLellan and Douwe Miedema...

UPDATE: Radical Health Care Plan Changes Coming For Some Workers

Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

Two major employers are offering workers more control over their health benefits, a switch that could mean less coverage. Sears and Darden Restaur...

Romney Associated With Rich-People Brands, Obama With Normal-People Stuff

Posted 09.27.2012 | Business

If branding is everything, it seems that Mitt Romney has a lock on the luxury vote. Likely voters associate Romney and his wife Ann with brands li...

'Rogue Trader' Colleague Admits He Was Cooking The Books

Reuters | Posted 11.27.2012 | Business

LONDON, Sept 27 (Reuters) - A former UBS trader who worked closely with accused fraudster Kweku Adoboli told a London court on Thursday he had manip...

How You Can Take Advantage Of Romney's Tax Breaks

Reuters | Linda Stern | Posted 09.28.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON, Sept 26 (Reuters) - Much was made of multimillionaire candidate Mitt Romney's tax status when he released his 2011 tax return on Sept. 21....

World's Richest Woman In ANOTHER Court Battle

Reuters | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business

* Rinehart sued by late father's partner Wright Prospecting * Wright seeking half Rinehart's stake in lucrative iron ore tenements ...

NFL Refs Show All of Us How to Avoid Economic Personal Foul

Marty Robins | Posted 11.26.2012 | Business
Marty Robins

At the risk of being melodramatic, I'm going to state that I think the National Football League is becoming an important exemplar of how our economy is going to and should function in years to come.

The Real Welfare Queens

Posted 09.25.2012 | Business

Welfare queens may actually look more like giant corporations. The government spent about $59 billion to pay for traditional social welfare progra...