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The American Recovery by Mohamed A El-Erian
The US has gone through an arduous period of intervention and rehabilitation since the global financial crisis in 2008 sent it to the economic equivalent of the emergency room. The question now is whether the US economy is ready not just to walk, but also to run and sprint.
Politics, Political News - Election 2012
By JONATHAN ALLEN | 3/1/12 9:16 PM EST Authorities are investigating possible ties to a "green vehicle" earmark the lawmaker sought. By JUANA SUMMERS | 3/1/12 4:17 PM EST By JENNIFER HABERKORN and KATE NOCERA | 3/1/12 8:22 PM EST The 51-48 vote is a blow to Republicans.
Dioxin | Environmental Assessment | US EPA
The Issue"Dioxins" refers to a group of toxic chemical compounds that share certain chemical structures and biological characteristics. Dioxins can be released into the environment through forest fires, backyard burning of trash, certain industrial activities, and residue from past commercial burning of waste.
Toothbrush Can Chip Teeth and Cause Choking
Share copies of this article (1.1 MB) When using your electric toothbrush, you don't expect parts of the device to pop off and chip your tooth, fly into your eyes or get stuck in your throat. But that's exactly what has happened to some users of the battery-powered Arm & Hammer Spinbrush-or the Crest Spinbrush, as it was called before 2009.
News from The Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A top lawmaker says the House and Senate have sealed a final agreement on legislation to renew a 2 percentage-point cut in the payroll tax and jobless benefits for millions of unemployed workers. Montana Democratic Sen.
Health Care Policy and Marketplace Review: ICD-10 Delayed Indefinitely--Never Mind!
After years of telling everyone they are serious this time and everyone in the health care system had better be ready on time to implement the new disease coding system, CMS said today the whole project is delayed indefinitely.The new ICD-10 system requires payers and providers to convert from the old system of 13,000 codes to the new system of 68,000 codes.All payers and providers were supposed
India has no shortage of aspiring hangmen
December 19, 2011|By Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times Reporting from New Delhi - Pawan Kumar is looking for a job. Not just any job; he wants to be India's newest hangman.
MediaShift Idea Lab . Zeega + Localore = Innovative Local Storytelling for Public Media | PBS
by Kara Oehler (Bio), January 26, 2012 Tagged: air, association of independents in radio, cpb, experimentation, local online, public media, zeega Last week, I sat in a conference room in Dorchester, Mass., with some of the great minds of public media to recommend which 10 producers and public media stations should be supported for year-long projects to transform the industry.
Kiva - Make a Loan for FREE with Kiva & Ladies' Home Journal
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NewsHour crowdsources translations of President Obama’s ‘State of the Union’ | Poynter.
NewsHour has big plans to transform the way it presents election coverage - and ultimately other news - to non-native English speakers and the hearing impaired. As part of its State of the Union Address coverage Tuesday night, NewsHour asked its viewers and social media followers to help translate the president's speech using a free tool called Universal Subtitles, which lets people translate any videos on the Web.
Seattle Weekly devotes entire issue to Washington state’s war dead | Poynter.
Seattle Weekly | Daily Weekly blog This week's print edition - 56 pages and 393 obits long - Seattle Weekly editors "aim to atone for whatever short shrift we've given the wars in the Middle East by devoting every inch of editorial space to remembering the lives of the men and women with Washington state ties who have died while serving there."
Skyrim : 2012
CLICK HERE FOR PART 2- http://youtu.be/9WriurIFyyo Skyrim is still thriving in the year 2012 and Belethor's distant cousin Gregethor is running the shop with Digurd, Sigurd's distant relative. Buckets still get put on heads and coin purses still get thieved, and throwing fire and ice at each other is still the preferred way of settling a dispute.
Webbmedia Group Training at the National Press Club
Webbmedia Group now offers digital media training to the public at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. In total, Webbmedia Group has trained more than 30,000 people since 2005. We've even trained some of the country's leading trainers!
Secret Fed Loans Gave Banks $13 Billion Undisclosed to Congress
The Federal Reserve and the big banks fought for more than two years to keep details of the largest bailout in U.S. history a secret. Now, the rest of the world can see what it was missing. The Fed didn't tell anyone which banks were in trouble so deep they required a combined $1.2 trillion on Dec.
In Praise Of Jeremy Stein, Obama's New Fed Board Nominee | The New Republic
Just a quick word about Jeremy Stein, the Harvard financial economist Obama is nominating to serve on the Federal Reserve Board. I suspect critics on the left (and perhaps on the right) will seize on the fact that Stein was close to Larry Summers, who brought him into the Obama administration to work at the NEC.