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The E-Newsletter That's Changing The Media Landscape

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.30.2014 | Media

Danielle Weisberg and Carly Zakin had worked in pretty much every news division at NBC before they decided to walk away and launch their own company. ...

Bank Card Skimmers Steal Millions

San Bernardino County Sun, Calif. | Josh Dulaney | Posted 02.13.2014 | Los Angeles

Swipe. Tap. Pray. Criminals might have their eyes on your bank card. In 2011, roughly 11.6 million adults -- 1 out of every 20 -- in the U.S. were vi...

Credit Cards With Chips: Are the Urban Legends True?

Curtis Arnold | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

It's no surprise that urban legends and myths have proliferated about the new EMV chip credit cards. Here are a few of the most common, along with our opinion as to their veracity.

BP Oil Spill Cleanup Hindered Again By Rough Gulf Seas

AP | TOM BREEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS (AP)— Cleanup crews across the Gulf of Mexico surveyed damage done by last week's hurricane while contending Sunday with choppy seas...

BP Oil Spill Cleanup Did Not Consider Hurricanes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP)-- Rep. Edward Markey says BP's disaster response plan for an oil spill doesn't mention hurricanes or tropical storms. Markey says the...

Rough Seas From Hurricane Alex 2010 Pushing Oil Closer To Gulf Coast Beaches

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

GRAND ISLE, La. (AP)-- Rough seas generated by Hurricane Alex pushed more oil from the massive spill onto Gulf coast beaches as cleanup vessels were s...

Giant Cleanup Ship Met With Puny Response From Our Government

Ernest Istook | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ernest Istook

A giant-capacity skimming ship has arrived in U.S. waters, yet our government has left us wondering whether it will permit the ship to join the cleanup effort.

It Will Take a Mission

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

This week, in Obama's Oval Office speech on the oil spill, he used the term "mission." That's the right word. It will take a purposeful commitment to a mission of change to truly respond to the epiphany in the Gulf.