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  • Camp Liberty Killings Expose Mental Health Woes

    Aug. 1 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Army Sergeant John Russell was six weeks from the end of his fifth combat-zone tour when he entered the back door of the Camp Liberty Combat Stress Clinic in Iraq and killed five fellow service members. The May 11, 2009, killings were the deadliest case of soldier-on-soldier violence in the war zone and signaled the emergence of mental health as a casualty of long tours, frequent deployments and combat. Bloomberg's Elliot Blair Smith reports. (Source: Bloomberg)

  • Boom-Era Property Speculators to Get Foreclosure Aid: Mortgages

    The Obama administration will extend mortgage assistance for the first time to investors who bought multiple homes before the market imploded, helping some speculators who drove up prices and inflated the housing bubble.

  • Monroe, Brando Ooze Hollywood Glamour in London Exhibit: Review

    A great collector discerns quality before anyone else notices it.

  • Budget Chairman Spratt Under Fire Over Deficit He Tried to Cut

    Democrats across the U.S. are under fire for enabling out-of-control deficits and for being Washington insiders. The poster child for both attacks may be Representative John Spratt of South Carolina.

  • Utility Companies `Just Exhausted' After Defeat on Cap-and-Trade Measure

    Every month over the past two years, Chief Executive Officer Ralph Izzo of the utility Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. traveled to Washington from Newark, New Jersey, to meet with more than 50 senators and advocate for climate-change legislation. His efforts may have been in vain.

  • Some Utilities Disappointed in Scaled-Back U.S. Energy Plan

    Senate Democrats’ decision to scale back energy legislation disappointed environmentalists, some utilities and the Obama administration, which took office promising to steer the U.S. economy away from fossil fuels.

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