Huge, scary numbers are lurking everywhere these days: The massive federal bailout (now on the taxpayers’ tab)…the unemployment rate, which is now at a 26-year high…that daunting sum you are constantly told you will need if you want to retire comfortably…the six-figure mortgage balance you barely chip away at each month.
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Rooney gives champions United a winning start
King: Life is bare bones on the Lakota reservation
Health-Care Poll: Americans Support Obama’s Reform Goals
Congressional Democrats and a barnstorming President face deep skepticism from the American public about the details of their effort to change the nation’s health-care system, even as enthusiasm for the prospect of reform remains high, according to a new TIME poll. By significant margins, survey respondents said they believe the final health-reform legislation is likely to raise health-care costs in the long run , make everything about health care more complicated and offer less freedom to choose doctors and coverage .
Football in Iraq begins new era
When the final whistle blew after Iraq’s 4-0 win over Palestine at the Al-Shaab Stadium it was abundantly clear this was not just any international friendly. Supporters spilled out on to the streets to celebrate not just the goals from Hawar Mullah Mohammed, Karrar Jasim, Ala Abdel Zahra and Emad Mohammed, but the fact Iraq had staged their first international match in Baghdad since 2002
Swedish team celebrates Volvo victory
Nepali man summits Everest for record 19th time
Inter secure fourth consecutive Scudetto
Inter Milan claimed their fourth successive Scudetto on Saturday night without kicking a ball, after AC Milan were beaten 2-1 by Udinese. The Rossoneri began the day seven points behind the Serie A leaders and needed at least a draw to keep alive their slims hopes of taking the trophy from their city rivals. But Udinese proved too strong at their Stadio Friuli and defeat means Carlo Ancelotti’s men can no longer catch Inter at the top of the table
Kellermann’s Death Is Latest Shock To Freddie Mac
The sudden death an apparent suicide of Freddie Mac’s acting chief financial officer David Kellermann is the latest shock to ripple through the federally backed housing agency. Since essentially being taken over by the government in September, it has been one hit after another for Freddie Mac a private company that, with sister-agency Fannie Mae, holds or guarantees more than half of all U.S.