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Sinking under a heavy debt load? There’s help

September 17, 2017 |

Dear Liz: I am trying to get my finances in order and, like many, I am struggling. The majority of my debt comes from student loans, but I also have unsecured debt that is weighing me down. I work for a nonprofit and know I need to contact my lenders to try to enroll in the Public Service Loan…


L.A. Times – Business

North Korea Is a ‘Global Problem,’ U.S. Says, Calls for More Help

September 16, 2017 |

U.S. hasn’t run out of options for deterring North Korea from continuing to launch missiles, White House aides said, but Kim Jong Un shows few signs of bending
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CIA chief warns North Korea could help Iran with nukes

September 15, 2017 |

As North Korea continues its march towards developing a reliable long-range nuclear missile, US officials are becoming increasingly vocal about concerns over Pyongyang’s ties to another familiar adversary: Iran.
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Country music star vows to help Virgin Islands

September 14, 2017 |

Country singer Kenny Chesney said Tuesday that he was heartbroken after seeing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma.
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The retiring Boeing 747 flying to Florida to help with Hurricane Irma evacuation

September 9, 2017 |

Forty-eight years after they first took to the skies, the wide-bodied Boeing 747s are being retired as passenger planes and assigned for use primarily for carrying cargo.

The last domestic flight of the Boeing 747 was expected to depart from Los Angeles International Airport earlier this week,…


L.A. Times – Business

Google Is a Dangerous Place for Addicts Seeking Help

September 8, 2017 |

The internet can be a dangerous place for people seeking help for drug and alcohol addiction. And that’s bad news for many Americans, as a Google study found 61% of people who enter rehab used the internet to find treatment. Search a phrase like “rehabs near me” on Google and…
Newser

Police: Kidnapped Woman Sought Help at Starbucks

September 5, 2017 |

It started out unremarkable enough: A 55-year-old woman ordered a drink and gave her first name at a Starbucks in Goodyear, Ariz., on Sunday morning. But police say Virginia Paris then went to the bathroom and told a female customer she needed help upon exiting, only to be yanked from…
Newser

Harvey Relief Bill Could Help Congress Raise Debt Ceiling

September 4, 2017 |

Congress needs to raise the debt limit by the end of September or risk default. Widespread support for storm aid could help get it done.
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Famous Landmark Asks Americans for Help

September 3, 2017 |

Attention, Americans: Notre Dame needs your help. A $ 120 million fundraising drive is underway to save the Gothic cathedral’s famous façade and sneering gargoyles. The target audience: the 14 million visitors who flock to the 850-year-old landmark each year, a huge chunk of them from the US. “The cathedral is…
Newser

Want to Help After Harvey? Don’t Donate to the Red Cross

August 29, 2017 |

Hurricane Harvey has devastated Texas, and it’s natural to want to help. But don’t try to help by donating money to the American Red Cross, journalist and author Jonathan M. Katz writes on Slate . The disaster relief organization may be iconic, but it’s far from effective, Katz notes, running down…
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