You’ve probably seen the headlines about major banks suspending foreclosure proceedings to reclaim houses from borrowers who have defaulted on their mortgages. This has the potential to be hugely disruptive—a milestone development comparable to the failure of Lehman Brothers in 2008, after which all hell broke loose.

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Black history is a rich tapestry, a tale of the struggles and sacrifices, of horror and hope, an everlasting striving for justice. All Americans can learn from African American history.

Will the FDA Stand With Women — or Rationing?

“All we can do at this point is manage your cancer.”

Those were the words my mother heard two years ago when she was diagnosed with stage IV colon cancer. Once cancer has progressed that far, it’s treatable — but no longer curable. My mom had been given a death sentence.

Sewaren Man Charged In $7 Million Dollar Mortgage Fraud Scheme

NEWARK—A former mortgage broker and his purported co-conspirator in a mortgage fraud scheme were arrested Oct. 21 on a criminal complaint which alleges they conspired to defraud various mortgage lenders of more than $7 million by conducting at least 50 fraudulent real estate transactions involving residential properties in New Jersey, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.