Bicentennial Fireworks - New York City - Statue of Liberty - World Trade Center
Notable events from our shared experience
More than 300 companies, including   Apple, Walmart, Boeing and eBay, have pledged to help the long-term unemployed find jobs under a new initiative announced by President Barack Obama  today.
The juiciest tomatoes and the sweetest corn are two of summer's most anticipated gifts, which is why we were both happy and troubled to read the latest health news on both those favorite foods.
Betty Dukes in front U.S. Supreme Court.
P.M. Notes: Social Security cost-of-living allowance is coming: But don't get too excited. The increase is expected to be modest. ... The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is offering emergency funding for people struggling to pay their mortgage. Homeowners facing foreclosure have until July 22 to "pre-apply" for a forgivable loan up to $50,000 through the Emergency Homeowner Loan Program (EHLP). ... Two studies released today examine employer-based health insurance. About 61 percent of people (not including those eligible for Medicare) are covered through their employer: "Even though the number of Americans with health insurance through employers has declined, most will continue to get coverage through their jobs after the new healthcare law takes full effect."  ... Will housing take another hit as 50+ begin to sell their homes? ... New research shows many want to age in place - but most have no plan.
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