27 Aug '11, 5pm

No Plan to Evacuate Rikers Island Inmates, Says Bloomberg | Care2 Causes

No Plan to Evacuate Rikers Island Inmates, Says Bloomberg | Care2 Causes

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has called for 370,000 New York city residents to evacuate from low-lying areas . The city started evacuating hospitals and nursing homes in Zone A on Friday and as of 12 noon today, Saturday, the entire mass transit system of 468 subway stations and 840 miles of tracks, buses and commuter trains has been shut down. Said Bloomberg at a Friday news conference on Coney Island: “It is going to be a very serious thing as far as we can tell now. This is going to be a very serious storm no matter what the track is.” “Staying behind is dangerous, staying behind is foolish and it’s against the law. However, a significant population is getting left behind, the approximately 12,000 inmates on Rikers Island, located between Queens and the Bronx in the East River. At Friday’s news conference, Bloomberg said “We are not evacuating Rikers Island.” According to th...

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National Dog Day | Care2 Causes

National Dog Day | Care2 Causes

care2.com 27 Aug '11, 2am

Since 2004, August 26 has been National Dog Day . Colleen Paige, Pet Lifestyle Expert, author and animal behaviorist was i...

Everything You Need to Know About Hurricane Irene | Care2 Causes

Everything You Need to Know About Hurricane Ire...

care2.com 26 Aug '11, 10pm

As the massive storm heads towards the Eastern Seaboard of the US, Care2 is wishing all of you east coasters a safe weeken...

Hurricane Irene Update: Nine Deaths Reported So Far | Care2 Causes

Hurricane Irene Update: Nine Deaths Reported So...

care2.com 28 Aug '11, 9am

Hurricane Irene may have weakened a little since coming ashore early Saturday near Cape Lookout, North Carolina, but it is...

BREAKING: Al Qaeda's #2 Killed in Pakistan | Care2 Causes

BREAKING: Al Qaeda's #2 Killed in Pakistan | Ca...

care2.com 27 Aug '11, 6pm

Atiyah Abd al-Rahman, Al Qaeda’s weapons chief, has been killed in Pakistan, according to a report from a senior US offici...

New York mayor says time to flee storm is 'right now' (via ST iPhone App)

New York mayor says time to flee storm is 'righ...

straitstimes.com 27 Aug '11, 4pm

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Saturday urged some 370,000 New Yorkers to heed mandatory evacuation orders and leave 'right no...

Have a Plan and Stick with it

Have a Plan and Stick with it

thefinance.sg 29 Aug '11, 11am

Have a Plan and Stick with it by Panzer on August 29, 2011 I am a science-fiction fan and one of the better sci-fi drama s...

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pga.com 29 Aug '11, 1am

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Ron Paul says #Hurricane victims should act lik...

treehugger.com 27 Aug '11, 2pm

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These dogs need a second chance. | Care2 Causes

care2.com 30 Aug '11, 5am

My wife started us into Greyhound fostering about 4 years ago. We were just going to help out 1 dog in an emergency when a...

The AFL-CIO Jobs Plan - Care2 News Network

care2.com 03 Sep '11, 6pm

Saturday September 3, 2011, 2:00 am Great read and 'plan' ..now to get the Corporates off their greedy out sourcing butts ...

Do Your Kids Know Who Makes Disney Toys? | Care2 Causes

Do Your Kids Know Who Makes Disney Toys? | Care...

care2.com 28 Aug '11, 4am

A Chinese factory that makes Disney’s best-selling Cars toys, as well as toys for Walmart and Mattel, uses child labor and...

Bullfighting is Cruelty, Not Culture | Care2 Causes

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care2.com 30 Aug '11, 10pm

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An island created in 1890 by King Christian IX is now for sale. Middelgrundsfortet is the largest artificial island , not ...

Hurricane Irene Survivors Could Find Shelter In LifeCube | Care2 Causes

Hurricane Irene Survivors Could Find Shelter In...

care2.com 29 Aug '11, 10am

The most pressing need for those who’s homes have been destroyed by a natural disaster is secure shelter. Unfortunately, d...