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  • Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada

    Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada
    Home improvement retailer Home Depot on Monday confirmed its payment systems were breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at its U.S. and Canadian stores. While the full scope of the breach was yet to be determined, there was no...
  • Contract to Cheat: A massive labor-fraud scheme, under the government's nose

    It's a widespread practice in the construction industry: Companies list workers as contractors instead of employees. Known as misclassification, it enables companies to beat competitors and cut costs, avoid state and federal taxes, and deprive workers...
  • Charles Bowden: Tom Zoellner and Luis Urrea pay tribute

    Charles Bowden, an investigative journalist and author renowned for his writing on the American Southwest and for chronicling the border between the United States and Mexico, died Saturday at age 69. We asked a few writers to share their memories of him....
  • Toddler slides through White House gate, alarming Secret Service

    Toddler slides through White House gate, alarming Secret Service
    A toddler squeezed through the White House gates on Thursday evening, causing a brief security lockdown on Pennsylvania Avenue and amusing White House reporters awaiting late-breaking news on Iraq. "We were going to wait until he learned to talk to...
  • Trove of U.S. presidential artifacts to be auctioned in Boston

    BOSTON (Reuters) - A Rolex watch that belonged to Dwight D. Eisenhower and a cane used by Franklin Delano Roosevelt will be among hundreds of U.S. presidential artifacts to be auctioned off in Boston next month, an organizer said on Wednesday. The 420...
  • JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks

    JPMorgan Chase, two other banks see no sign of fraud from cyberattacks
    As the FBI and U.S. Secret Service investigated the scope of recent cyberattacks on U.S. financial institutions, the nation's largest banks said Thursday that they hadn't seen any unusual fraud activity from their customers' accounts. Officials at...
  • National Police Force Coming Soon?

    The editorial "Militarizing Local Police" [Aug. 20] was spot on, though I have often wondered why the federal government is so charitable to local police forces -- a policy that began 30-plus years ago. I have always contended that long-term, our...
  • Massive fraud plus lavish lifestyle equals 30 years

    Massive fraud plus lavish lifestyle equals 30 years
    Darryl Burke spent the past 25 years ripping off millions of dollars, hiding from the feds and, when authorities did catch up to him, bouncing in and out of prison. He defied the system. He hid behind aliases. He lived it up at a South Florida...
  • JPMorgan probes possible cyber attack; reports other banks hit

    JPMorgan probes possible cyber attack; reports other banks hit
    (Reuters) - JPMorgan Chase & Co is investigating a possible cyber attack and working with law enforcement authorities to determine the scope, a company spokeswoman said on Thursday morning. The bank was taking additional steps to safeguard sensitive...
  • Thomas Sowell: Facts don't mix with law enforcement and urban riots

    The political left has been campaigning against the use of force since at least the 18th century. So, it is not surprising they are now arguing that heavily armed or aggressive police forces only inflame protesters and thus provoke violence....
  • Glendale pair suspected of ID theft after 138 cards found in vehicles

    Glendale pair suspected of ID theft after 138 cards found in vehicles
    Two Glendale men were arrested on suspicion of identity theft on Tuesday after being caught with more than 100 allegedly fraudulent credit cards in their possession, police said. Artur Ghazaryan, 28, and Havhannes Ghazaryan, 26, who are not related, were...
  • Bill and Hillary Clinton Spend Big in the Hamptons

    Like a horde of other wealthy folk, Bill and Hillary Clinton dropped a small fortune on a high-priced rental in the Hamptons this month. The powerful politicos, who rented the past few years on East Hampton's swish Lily Pond Lane, opted this year to...