Supreme Court Mulls Housing Discrimination Claims
January 21 2015 11:33 AM
The Supreme Court could limit grounds for bringing suits under the Fair Housing Act, a law passed in reaction to King's murder.
Prepare For 'Devastating' Tax Season, IRS Watchdog Warns
January 15 2015 12:11 AM
The nation's taxpayer advocate says the government is operating in a state of "collective denial."
Four Secret Service Officials Ousted From Top Spots
January 14 2015 8:23 PM
The Secret Service needs a "fresh perspective on how we conduct business," acting Director Joseph Clancy told the Washington Post.
FBI Arrests Alleged ISIS Supporter Over US Bomb Plot, Report Says
January 14 2015 6:25 PM
An Ohio man who allegedly wanted to plant bombs at the U.S. Capitol was charged by the FBI, ABC News reported.
CFPB Proposes 'Scorecard' To Help Colleges Rank Banks
January 14 2015 3:28 PM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is proposing a scorecard for colleges to assess banking fees on student products.
Will White House's Free Community College Plan Work?
January 10 2015 8:12 AM
Getting students into community college is one thing. Getting them to graduate is another.
Fight To Repeal Obamacare Begins ... Again
January 08 2015 8:32 AM
Congressional Republicans will begin the long process of trying to whittle away at the Affordable Care Act.
Kurds Make Gains Against ISIS In Syria
January 05 2015 11:05 PM
In the battle for Kobani, new reports say Kurdish fighters now control the vast majority of the city.
'Leap Second' To Be Added To Clocks On June 30
January 05 2015 9:25 PM
Announcement from the Paris Observatory marks the 26th "leap second" since 1972.
Santorum Calls 'Private' Meeting On 2016 Aspirations
January 05 2015 7:19 PM
Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum will hold a "briefing" on the 2016 presidential race, CNN reports.
Bess Myerson, First Jewish Miss America, Dies at Age 90
January 05 2015 6:31 PM
Bess Myerson, a quick-witted former beauty queen and public servant, has died.
Libya Kidnappings Target Coptic Christians
January 03 2015 11:38 PM
Twenty Egyptian Christians have been abducted in Libya in one week, media reports indicate.
ISIS Video: 'Business As Usual' In Mosul
January 03 2015 9:21 PM
In the latest ISIS propaganda video, kidnapped British journalist James Cantlie decries "Western media" portrayals of a repressed Mosul.
FBI Internal Surveillance Sparks Employee Backlash: NYT
January 03 2015 5:25 PM
An attorney says FBI personnel with foreign ties have no idea how they get put into an internal surveillance program.
Most Americans Still Await Wage Growth And Real Recovery
December 23 2014 2:34 PM
When it comes to postrecession wages, most Americans "have essentially gone nowhere," says Josh Bivens, of the Economic Policy Institute.
Payday Lenders Threaten Borrowers With Jail: Report
December 19 2014 4:10 PM
An investigation by the nonprofit Texas Appleseed finds payday lenders filing criminal charges against borrowers.
Feds Slap Sprint With Cramming Suit
December 18 2014 9:30 AM
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s lawsuit against Sprint creates a larger regulatory footprint on the mobile payments space.
Retirement Insecurity In The 401(k) Age
December 12 2014 4:17 PM
Americans don't have enough money saved for retirement. Here's what researchers are telling us about the shortfalls, and the fixes.
Regulators Attack Consumer Medical Debt
December 11 2014 4:19 AM
According to a CFPB report, some 43 million Americans have credit reports marked with overdue medical debt.
The Surprising Recovery Of Natural Disaster Victims: Study
December 06 2014 9:34 AM
How well did the incomes of Hurricane Katrina victims fare years after the storm? A lot better than you'd think.