The odds are, most economists say, we will yet avoid a full-blown depression - the world's policy makers, they argue, have learned enough not to repeat the mistakes of the 1930s. Still, in a country that has known little but economic growth for 50 years, it matters to think about what life would look like without it.
We have a house that's unlivable, but we're still paying the mortgage on it. We're wearing other people's clothes and eating other people's food. And now, we're staring at a trailer that we can't get into.
Fundación Renacer estimates that some 650 children are working in the sex trade, many of them coerced into it by their parents or relatives
Wayne County has 137 full newspaper pages of foreclosures in Wayne County and this is before the Big Three has been shut down.
A Washington man who told officers he fatally shot his 6-year-old daughter while cleaning a gun had been drinking heavily, court records indicate. Snohomish County sheriff's deputies arrested 42-year-old Richard Peters of Marysville following the Sunday night shooting while they considered whether to file felony first-degree manslaughter charges.
Schiff points out that civil unrest is coming if the government continues to focus on the symptoms of inflation and not the solution.
A St. George high school student who died after a prop pistol for the play "Oklahoma!" discharged in his hand has been identified. Tucker Thayer was wounded in the head when the blank-firing gun went off, said St. George Police Sgt. James Van Fleet.
Advocates Call for Immediate Ban of All GM Foods and GM Crops
While most people who get Alzheimer's are over 65, Mr. Kammerer is one of about 500,000 Americans living with Alzheimer's or other dementias at an atypically young age. Alzheimer's takes a long time to develop -- usually, it isn't diagnosed until 10 years after the first symptoms appear.
The global financial crisis is suffocating the Detroit automakers, but the problems at General Motors, Ford, and Chrysler have been festering for years—even when the mighty "Big Three" were earning billions. Aging factories, inflexible unions, arrogant executives and shoddy quality have all damaged Detroit.