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  • The Rhubarb Patch: A tough discussion about ‘hard truths’ in the presidential race

     
    In Wednesday's Tribune I debate the 2012 presidential race with conservative activist Chris Robling, a WGN-TV commentator and former executive director of the Cook County Republican Party. To Chris, from Eric: On the first night of the recent Republican...
  • Africa calls for World Bank reform after Nigerian denied top post

     
    Africans call for World Bank reform after Africa's candidate for World Bank president is passed over: African financial leaders called for the reform of the World Bank and its process for selecting its leader, dominated for six decades by the US, after...
  • How to Report Identity Theft or Fraud

    How to Report Identity Theft or Fraud
    If you believe that you've been the victim of identity theft or similar fraud, you need to act immediately. Your first step is to verify that such a crime has taken place, and the easiest way to do that is to obtain a copy of your credit report. Americans...
  • Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels

    Sources: Obama Authorized Secret Support for Syrian Rebels
    WASHINGTON, DC -- President Barack Obama has signed a covert directive authorizing U.S. support for Syrian rebels battling President Bashar al-Assad's forces, U.S. officials told CNN on Wednesday. The secret order, referred to as an intelligence...
  • Credit unions report surge after Bank Transfer Day

    Credit unions report surge after Bank Transfer Day
    Local credit unions are reporting a flood of new members during October as the Occupy movement and recent Bank Transfer Day drive customers away from corporate institutions. First Entertainment Credit Union, which has two branches in Burbank and seven...
  • BofA's Countrywide To Pay $335M in Discrimination Case

    BofA's Countrywide To Pay $335M in Discrimination Case
    Bank of America Corp's Countrywide Financial unit agreed on Wednesday to pay a record $335 million to settle civil charges that it discriminated against minority homebuyers, a historic settlement for the Obama administration in the wake of the subprime...
  • Why are Hartford and Bridgeport on a Brookings Institute list of the wealthiest metropolitan areas?

    Why are Hartford and Bridgeport on a Brookings Institute list of the wealthiest metropolitan areas?
    When the Brookings Institution came out with a listing of the 200 wealthiest metropolitan areas in the entire freaking world, it seemed shockingly weird to see Hartford at the very top and Bridgeport just below at No. 5. Whenever Connecticut folks...
  • Read President Obama's State of the Union Address

    Read President Obama's State of the Union Address
    Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of our last troops to serve in Iraq. Together, we offered a final, proud salute to the...
  • FULL TEXT: President Obama's State of the Union Address

    The following are the remarks of President Barack Obama, as prepared for delivery. Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Last month, I went to Andrews Air Force Base and welcomed home some of...
  • Obama's speech highlights new 'living will' rule for big banks

    Obama's speech highlights new 'living will' rule for big banks
    When President Barack Obama said in his State of the Union speech Tuesday that big banks are "required to write out a living will," it was the first time that many Americans had heard of the banking rule. Obama, who appears to be in re-election mode,...
  • Fifth Third Bank donates $5 million to build new Wishard hospital

    Fifth Third Bank donates $5 million to build new Wishard hospital
    Fifth Third Bank and the Fifth Third Foundation have donated to the Eskenazi Health Foundation the largest gift ever related to a financial institution in Indiana history, contributing $5 million to the new Eskenazi Health project. Health and Hospital...
  • 40-year low in America's view of Wall Street

    40-year low in America's view of Wall Street
    The Occupy Wall Street protest may be the answer to a favorite question of social scientists ever since the bank bailouts of 2008 -- where is the social movement? Americans are famously willing to tolerate a relatively large amount of income inequality...