HSBC to Pay Record U.S. Penalty :: HSBC acknowledged that for years it ignored possible money laundering, part of a record $1.9 billion settlement with U.S. authorities that caps the bank's disastrous foray into the U.S. market.
The Republican Tax Panic :: The GOP should negotiate with Obama, not each other.
The Consumer: Grapefruit and Drugs Often Don't Mix :: The potency of some drugs is heightened, causing potentially life-threatening reactions, when consumed with grapefruit and its juice.
The Ultimate Amenity: Grandparents :: Instead of moving back to their home towns, some affluent New Yorkers with children are buying apartments near their own so their parents can be closer to the grandchildren.
North Korea could have U.S. within missile range, says South :: http://feeds.reuters.com/~r/reuters/MostRead/~3/ESmpxg8LVbk/us-korea-north-missile-idUSBRE8BM01720121223
Opinion: An Improvable Feast :: An Italian Christmas Eve celebratory meal with an ecological twist.
Adbusters' War Against Too Much of Everything :: Kalle Lasn of Adbusters magazine, who helped create Occupy Wall Street, is taking on what he sees as overconsumption of all kinds, most recently with a "Buy Nothing Christmas" campaign.
Idaho Sen. Crapo arrested in Va., charged with DUI - Huffington Post :: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/huff-wires/20121223/us-crapo-dui-arrest/?utm_hp_ref%3Dgreen%26ir%3Dgreen
Sachin Tendulkar spotted in Mussoorie with family post ODI retirement - Cricket Country :: http://www.cricketcountry.com/cricket-articles/Sachin-Tendulkar-spotted-in-Mussoorie-with-family-post-ODI-retirement/21285
N.Y.U. and Others Offer Shorter Courses Through Medical School :: Administrators say students can finish in three years, instead of four, without compromise to their training.
Borderline Personality Disorder: Mental Illness on Rise? :: People with borderline personality disorder are some of psychology's hardest cases. Many commit suicide. But recent treatment advances are unlocking what was once a mystery illness
36 Hours in Queens, N.Y. :: If you want an alternative New York experience, something with grit and spice, consider Queens, where a splintered world collides in a jumble of diversity.
Study: Baths with Bleach Help Kids' Eczema :: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/time/mostemailed/~3/rK94iD_2hl8/0,8599,1894149,00.html