Sand artist Jamie Wardley works on an image depicting a girl's face in the dry river bed on Irvine beach in Scotland, as part of a campaign to stop the building of a new coal-fired power station at Hunterston, Scotland, on Monday.
NerdWallet profiles a 32-year-old writer from Seattle who carries nearly $16,000 in credit card debt from a past career in music. Climbing out of this financial hole means curbing expenses and being disciplined in paying down the debt, she says.
Occupy LA is still standing after a midnight deadline to dismantle the 500-tent encampment outside City Hall passes. The mood among protesters mixes defiance and resignation.
A new mobile banking service tries to navigate the geography and politics of Afghanistan.