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  • Top 5 cities with the fewest foreclosures

    Home foreclosures rose last year. From December 2009 to December 2010, the average rate for America's cities went up from 4.9 percent to 5.6 percent. This represents a huge economic drag across a wide swath of the United States. But in some places, foreclosures are barely noticeable. Here are the five cities with the lowest home foreclosure rates in the US, according to a study by Foreclosure-Response.org.
    05/05/2011 07:57 pm

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  • U of Alabama students protest 'whites only' sororities (+video)

    Students at the University of Alabama marched Wednesday to protest racial segregation among sororities and fraternities. School President Judy Bonner issued a video statement acknowledging the system is segregated by race

  • Pacific earthquake: Are scientists underestimating 'superquakes'? (+video)

    Pacific earthquake: An 8.0 Pacific earthquake hit about 1,000 miles northeast of Australia. Over the past half-century, three 9.0 or higher 'superquakes' have hit the Pacific's Ring of Fire, pushing scientists to rethink their models of earthquake formation.

  • Where the next Silicon Valleys might be

    One way to identify tomorrow's hubs of innovation is to look at cities whose residents are granted the most patents, which includes smaller places such as Burlington, Vt., and Corvallis, Ore.

  • Oregon town angers China with controversial mural

    A mural painted along the top of a building at a busy intersection in Corvallis, Ore., has angered Chinese consular officials. The mural's themes are China's human rights violations and independence for Taiwan.

  • Camp connect

    Separated by foster care, brothers and sisters bond here.
    05/20/2011 04:04 pm

  • Top 5 cities with the fewest foreclosures

    Home foreclosures rose last year. From December 2009 to December 2010, the average rate for America's cities went up from 4.9 percent to 5.6 percent. This represents a huge economic drag across a wide swath of the United States. But in some places, foreclosures are barely noticeable. Here are the five cities with the lowest home foreclosure rates in the US, according to a study by Foreclosure-Response.org.
    05/05/2011 07:57 pm

  • Global News Blog Libya immigrants call for aid to homeland

    Jamal Tarhuni is one of many Libya immigrants worldwide calling for aid to their embattled homeland. Here are some organizations providing on-the-ground relief.
    03/24/2011 10:34 am

  • FBI: alleged Christmas tree bomber thought 9/11 'was awesome'

    Mohamed Osman Mohamud, who is accused of plotting to bomb a Portland, Ore., Christmas tree lighting ceremony, was not entrapped by FBI agents, says US Attorney General Eric Holder.
    11/29/2010 08:25 pm

  • Mohamed Osman Mohamud: The Somali teen who wanted to bomb Portland

    Authorities say Mohamed Osman Mohamud acted alone in trying to bomb a Christmas tree lighting event in Portland, Ore. Details about the Somali-born teen’s life are now emerging.
    11/28/2010 01:19 pm

  • Feds: Somali-born teen plotted car-bombing in Oregon

    In an undercover sting operation at a Christmas tree lighting in Portland, Oregon, Mohamed Osman Mohamud was arrested dialing a cell phone that he thought would set off the blast.
    11/27/2010 09:21 am

Doing Good

 

What happens when ordinary people decide to pay it forward? Extraordinary change...

Danny Bent poses at the starting line of the Boston Marathon in Hopkinton, Mass.

After the Boston Marathon bombings, Danny Bent took on a cross-country challenge

The athlete-adventurer co-founded a relay run called One Run for Boston that started in Los Angeles and ended at the marathon finish line to raise funds for victims.

 
 
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