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Police tear down Occupy Wall Street camp

Nov 15, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protesters were evicted from Zuccotti Park this morning, and police began to tear down tents and dispose of belongings.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street

Zuccotti Park emptied, protesters spread elsewhere

Nov 15, 2011
In the early hours of the morning, New York City police evacuated Occupy protests from their home in Zuccotti Park, but they say that won't stop them from going on.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street, Occupy Oakland

Occupy Wall Street goes to court

Nov 15, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protesters ask a judge to overrule New York's ban on tents in Zuccotti Park.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street

Occupy Wall Street regroups after New York eviction

Nov 15, 2011
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Occupy Wall Street can return to Zuccotti Park today -- but without tents. The demonstrators want a judge to rule that's illegal.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street

Occupy protesters say morning was 'cat and mouse'

Nov 15, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protester David Scorca believes the police action will help energize the movement, not end it.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street

Holiday shoppers, start your (new car) engines

Nov 15, 2011
Stronger-than-expected October retail sales numbers countered the latest punches from Europe.

Occupy's pivotal moment

Nov 15, 2011
New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg kicked Occupy Wall Street protesters out of their home base of Zuccotti Park last night. And what happens next could be very important.
Posted In: Occupy Wall Street

Not so super committee

Nov 14, 2011
A little more than a week before the pre-Thanksgiving deadline for the Congressional super committee to come up with a deficit-cutting deal, and there's still no agreement in sight. Can they really deliver? Or is the super committee a wimpy waste of time?
Posted In: super committee

Is the Macy's tree a portent of economic doom?

Nov 14, 2011
The Macy's Christmas tree snapped today. The last time that happened in 2004, we had five straight years of GDP decline. Now I of course, I know that's not a serious economic indicator! I'm just saying...
Posted In: Economy christmas tree Macy's

How firm is the super committee's debt deadline?

Nov 11, 2011
Europe isn't the only one with debt concerns -- the U.S. has a deadline in two weeks to figure out a way to cut down our own deficit. But that deadline might not be too firm.
Posted In: Washington

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