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Untimely storm tests the resolve of Occupy Wall Street

Walking through Liberty Plaza Park (Zuccotti Park) Sunday, October 30, the day after an untimely winter storm, gave proof that Occupy Wall Street is here to stay.


Who owns foreclosed homes in Mass.? No one seems to know

A new and potentially significant wrinkle was added to the ongoing crisis in the housing market.


Groups demand Bank of America stop foreclosures, pay taxes

BOA made $10 billion in profits last year. However, they paid nothing in taxes.


For New Orleans, Brad Pitt houses were not enough

Some of the gleaming new structures sit opposite desolate, abandoned lots while others are sandwiched in between crumbling houses to which no one has returned.


Naki’o: the amazing bionic puppy

Naki'o made history as the first pet to have a complete set of bionic legs.


Blown-up levee destroys black community

A small African-American town is suffering after the  Army Corps of Engineers decided to blow holes in a levee in eastern Missouri.

Stop the banksters: Michigan county weighs foreclosure moratorium

The UAW's Miguel Foster called the area's foreclosure epidemic an "economic and human catastrophe" that is affecting many of his union's members.

Arrested for feeding the homeless

As police officers here arrested four people for distributing food to the homeless in an Orlando park, June 8, a crowd chanted, "Food is a right, not a privilege!"


Mississippi flood leaves hundreds homeless in Memphis

Hundreds of families, most of whom did not have flood insurance, have been added to the already swelling numbers of homeless in Memphis and other parts of Shelby County.


Chase forced to pay back military families over foreclosures

Chase and several other banks, including Morgan Stanley and Deutsche Bank, in addition to overcharging, forced military families out of their homes during the financial meltdown.

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