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Layar App Maps Stimulus Money Onto The World Around You

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Layar's new augmented reality app allows iPhone 3G and Android users to see where recovery.gov contract dollars are going in the world around them. S...

The Kids Are All Right -- They Didn't Become Addicts

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

The Kids Are All Right is a joint memoir by four Welch children after their parents died in the 1980s. The book is spearheaded by the second eldest daughter, Liz, a journalist who now lives in Brooklyn.

The Art Market -- One Year Later

Stephanie Adamowicz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Stephanie Adamowicz

When the Dow closed above 10,000 points last week and the Frieze art fair opened in London, art market observers were presented with an opportune time to take stock.

How Happy Is... Losing A Baby

Sophie Keller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sophie Keller

Many of you reading this will have experienced something similar or know of someone who has. The question is how can you get through the turmoil of losing a baby and turn it in to a healing experience?

The Scariest Jobs Chart Ever

Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Henry Blodget

Regardless of what the jobs recovery eventually looks like, it hasn't started yet. The economy is still losing 250,000+ jobs a month.

Communicating With An Alcoholic/Addict -- Part 2

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

Whether your loved one is in their addiction or new to recovery, sometimes a well meaning, simple discussion can turn futile. Too often you can't help but get sucked into a conversation that turns heated.

Dems Want Unspent TARP Funds For Main Street Bailout

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrats in Congress want to use unspent TARP funds to support homeowners and struggling workers, according to The Hill. More than half of the Democ...

White House Looking To Cut Deficit With Extra TARP Cash

wsj.com | By DEBORAH SOLOMON and JONATHAN WEISMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Obama administration, under pressure to show it is serious about tackling the budget deficit, is seizing on an unusual target to showcase fiscal r...

Rescue Efforts Called Off In Coast Guard-Marine Corps Plane Crash Search

AP | CHRISTOPHER WEBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The search for nine people missing when a U.S. Coast Guard plane collided with a Marine Corps helicopter over the Pacific Ocean is...

Hooked on Fame: Balloon Boy's Dad Isn't the Only Publicity Junkie

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
BJ Gallagher

Fame is like alcohol. Some people can handle it and others can't.

Perfectionism And Addiction

Hillary Rettig | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Hillary Rettig

The link between perfectionism and addiction has been well documented, but I believe that perfectionism plays a more central role in addiction than is generally thought -- that perfectionism itself can be addictive.

Is Relapse Part Of Recovery?

Carole Bennett, MA | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Bennett, MA

Relapse is common when the alcoholic/addict has not had enough recovery under their belt through 12-step meetings, sponsorship, counseling or their own personal determination to rely on an arsenal of "tools" to ward off the relapse demon.

Making Job Creation a Priority

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

If you commissioned an ad firm to come up with a two word description of the economy that would provoke great feelings of anger and resentment, they'd have a tough time coming up with something better than "jobless recovery."

HLN's Jane Velez Publishes New Book

Dr. Belisa Vranich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dr. Belisa Vranich

Part memoir, part how-to book, peppered with behind-the-scenes of TV journalism, Velez courageously chronicles her quest from "insanity to clarity, from egocentricity to altruism, from alcoholism to activism."

Job Seekers Exceed Openings By Record Ratio: 6:1

New York Times | PETER S. GOODMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Job seekers now outnumber openings six to one, the worst ratio since the government began tracking open positions in 2000. According to the Labor Depa...

Putting American Jobs, Competitiveness, and Economic Health First

John J. Castellani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John J. Castellani

New rules would limit the flexibility of U.S. businesses to redeploy capital to geographic areas that show the most promise for growth and also eliminate vital foreign tax credits.

The Faithful Shopper: Never Underestimate Our Diverse Destination

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Many observers believed that planned hotel and restaurant projects would fall by the wayside when the economy tanked last fall. That didn't happen.

Jobs for America's Unemployed Teenagers

Pat Choate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Pat Choate

Direct government employment is the fastest, surest and least expensive - if not the only - way to create enough new jobs for American teens.

Recovery: The New Black

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Shearer

Are the green shoots real, or are the government economy-minders taking premature credit to dampen populist anger? Let's hope they aren't simply seeing some dandelions in the lawn and calling it springtime.

Addiction In U.S. At Pandemic Levels

wellness.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Untreated alcohol and drug addiction in the United States remains at pandemic levels, with little change from year to year, an expert says....

Risky Business 2: Wall Street In Love

Fortune's Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
<i>Fortune</i>'s Stanley Bing

Wall Street has all the sentience, maturity and emotional self-control of a teenager...or maybe of a 50-year-old guy with a tiny ponytail and a red BMW Z4.

The Exchange, Beyond the Numbers

Venkat Srinivasan | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Venkat Srinivasan

September 15, 2008 -- the day that Lehman died, one year later.

Brokering the Bailout

John O'Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John O'Kane

Bailing out big banks has hardly contributed to a climate conducive to free markets and competition. On the contrary, it has allowed institutions already too big to fail to gobble up other banks.

Economic Crisis: One Year Later

Sen. Bernie Sanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Bernie Sanders

How do we make sure what happened in terms of the recklessness and irresponsibility on Wall Street doesn't happen again? I wish that I could tell you that Congress is now doing that investigation. It is not.

Is Double-Digit Unemployment Here to Stay?

TIME | Joshua Cooper Ramo Friday, Sep. 11, 2009 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Will creating jobs be that much slower too? Will double-digit unemployment persist even after we emerge from this recession? Has the idea of full empl...