| Sep 29, 2013
The face we present in public is not the same as the one that softens when we nuzzle with our dogs or that slackens as we slouch into the couch for a night of TV. Nor is the face we present for photographs the same as the one we wear otherwise: For most,...
| Jun 23, 2013
There are 140 or so miles of highway between the heart of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's not the most exciting stretch of road unless you look at it as an asphalt umbilical cord.
Coming to terms with the fact that its...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 9:30 AM
The beer guys of South Florida will show their soft side this Saturday, July 6, at M.I.A. Brewing Company's Hop Into Action fundraiser benefiting a pair of newborn twins from Orlando who lost their mother shortly after birth.
Local brewers and beer...
| May 28, 2013
| 8:51 PM
NEW YORK — In what was described as the biggest-ever international money-laundering scheme, a federal grand jury has indicted a company on criminal charges that it used "virtual" currency to launder more than $6 billion in ill-gotten gains....
| May 29, 2013
| 7:23 AM
Each day, we comb through pages upon pages of crime reports from the Wichita Police Department. Below is a quick glance at some bits and pieces from those sheets.
These reports are designed to give you an idea of what residents and police are...
| May 31, 2013
| 7:44 PM
I opened up my computer on Wednesday evening intending to play "Criminal Case" when a pop-up ad for Weight Watchers took over the screen. I would have clicked through it but for some crazy reason the word "sale" flashing over and over tricked me into...
| May 17, 2013
| 3:27 PM
The New America of George Packer's ambitious history, "The Unwinding," is a morally compromised patchwork of failed institutions, Ponzi schemes, bankruptcies, foreclosures, ignorance and fear.
But it is also a country where idealism still exists, and...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:39 AM
Sensitive financial and healthcare information is stored on Web browsers, making it easily accessible to hackers, a new analysis has found.
Web browsers – Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Internet Explorer – often save images and other content on...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 12:05 PM
The White House unveiled new antipiracy initiatives and is calling for more cooperation in the fight against intellectual property theft from search engines, data storage services and domain name registrars.
The initiatives are an expansion of the Obama...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 11:55 AM
This post has been updated with information from an amended criminal complaint filed Thursday afternoon.
Hackers allegedly targeted 15 financial institutions, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Citigroup Inc. and E-Trade, as part of a nearly two-year-...
| Jun 9, 2013
| 10:35 AM
If you are one of those people who rarely carry cash or forget to take it along, there's a smartphone app that might interest you.
Venmo, a digital wallet company, has an app that makes it easy to exchange money, split bills and make good on IOUs....
| Apr 23, 2013
| 2:30 AM
If you're in the process of downsizing, many of your castoffs could find great second homes and net you some cash in the process.
-- EBay. Go to eBay.com and register for an account. Then click "Sell" and select "Sell an item"; the site walks you through...