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LOS ANGELES - Western fans can rejoice once more. A tale of cowboys on the range is back in the saddle as lead contender for the upcoming Academy Awards nominations.
In this Oct. 13, 2009, file photo, Assistant U.S. Attorney Michael Scoville displays part of the Facebook page, and an enlarged profile photo, of fugitive Maxi Sopo in Seattle. The Feds are on Facebook. And MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter, too. U.S. law enforcement agents are following the rest of the Internet world into popular social-networking services, going undercover with false online profiles to communicate with suspects and gather private information, according to an internal Justice Department document that offers a tantalizing glimpse of issues related to privacy and crime fighting.
“Dear Andre’s Dad: I think it would be sad living in a hotel. I’m sorry that you don’t have a home,” reads a letter, printed in a child’s handwriting, hanging on a bulletin board outside Gwen Struble’s first-grade classroom.
A new prepaid debit card could drastically reduce the number of paper Social Security checks mailed each month, therefore saving trees and putting more crooks out of business, treasury officials say.
NEW YORK - Recent disclosures of massive data leaks at information brokers, banks and retailers have prompted Congress to once again consider tightening access to Social Security numbers, which have evolved into dangerous master keys for fraud.
WASHINGTON — The Feds are on Facebook. And MySpace, LinkedIn and Twitter, too.
The letter from Nineva and Jack Salley (Aug. 26) was right on. The Social Security trust fund has been raided for years to balance the out-of-control budget our elected reps have wildly spent. I just wrote a letter to President Obama asking if he had the guts to demand paying back the trillions stolen from Social Security. I received a reply not addressing this issue. The only solution is cutting our benefits even more. Whoa!
These are troubling times for free-market economists and limited-government advocates. During every new presidential campaign cycle, candidates from both parties seem committed to developing new and more intrusive ways for the federal government to “solve” issues of day instead of granting more power to people to find creative and flexible answers.
LIBERTARIAN VIEW: Tibor Machan, libertarian adviser to Freedom Communications, makes a point during the discussion with Tribune senior opinion writer Le Templar, who served as moderator.
IN TUNE WITH THE ISSUES: From left, Austin Hill, Linda Turley-Hansen and Tom Patterson, whose columns appear weekly in the Tribune, took part in a roundtable discussion of matters in the news.
Dear Debt Adviser: I may have to retire soon for health reasons. If I default on my unsecured credit card debt, can my Social Security benefits or pension be garnished? — David
Ken Tabar just wants to work.
Over the past several years, you might have heard about socially responsible investing, sometimes known as “sustainable investing” or “ethical investing.” Probably the most common way to take part in this type of investing is through socially responsible mutual funds — but are these funds suitable for your overall financial goals?
WASHINGTON -- Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan warned on Thursday that delays in making necessary changes in Social Security and Medicare to handle the impending retirement of baby boomers could mean "abrupt and painful" adjustments later on.
WASHINGTON (AP) — People retiring today are part of the first generation of workers who have paid more in Social Security taxes during their careers than they will receive in benefits after they retire. It's a historic shift that will only get worse for future retirees, according to an analysis by The Associated Press.
Among all those protesters wandering New York streets as the Republican National Convention gets under way, at least one ought to be pleading for action on the most politically ignored serious problem in the United States today: the coming crisis of Social Security and Medicare.
Beware of an e-mail scam aimed at acquiring personal information, including the social security and credit card numbers of people who are part of online auction giant eBay’s extensive user base.
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Two gang-related fights in south Scottsdale earlier this week provoked a neighborhood response from police, social service workers and residents.
The New York Times reports that in the Ohio congressional campaign, incumbent Democrat Zack Space in a TV ad accused his Republican opponent Bob Gibbs, of supporting exporting jobs because he supports free trade.
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The Higley Unified School District's textbook adoption committee has recommended the purchase of a seventh- and eighth-grade social studies textbook. These materials will be on display at the district office, 2935 S. Recker Road, Gilbert, through Feb. 4. After that time, the governing board may vote on the adoption. Contact Darlene Reach at (480) 279-7014 to make arrangements to view the materials.
Hill: I care, therefore I visit ...That’s the best way I can describe a particular habit of mine.