Daily Archives: February 6, 2013

Nearly Half Of American Families Live On The Edge Of Financial Ruin

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Author: Mandi Woodruff

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In the past few years, Americans have learned a thing or two about how quickly disaster can strike. And with each Hurricane Sandy, housing crisis, and stock market crash that rocks our world, we're faced with the realization that many of us simply aren't prepared for the worst. A sobering new...

Inside Britain’s Worst Hospital Scandal

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Author: Denis Campbell

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An estimated 400-1,200 patients died as a result of poor care over the 50 months between January 2005 and March 2009 at Stafford hospital, a small district general hospital in Staffordshire. The report being published on 6 February 2013 of the public inquiry chaired by Robert Francis QC will be the fifth...

Tsunami Causes Damage, Possible Deaths, on Solomon Islands

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Author: Suzanne McFadden

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A powerful 8.0 magnitude earthquake caused a tsunami that sent strong waves crashing into several South Pacific islands, with officials in the Solomon Islands fearful that some residents had lost their lives. The earthquake prompted tsunami warnings and watches from several island chains to Australia and later New Zealand, but many of...