Hurricane Sandy Fraud Allegation Hearings Sought
March 02 2015 1:10 PM EST
Congressional hearings into FEMA's handling of Hurricane Sandy flood insurance claims sought by New York, New Jersey senators.
Obama Ready To Veto Iran Nuclear Negotiations Bill
February 28 2015 11:09 PM EST
Legislation to give Congress a 60-day review option has been introduced in the Senate.
Imposter Scams On The Rise, Federal Trade Commission Says
February 28 2015 9:20 PM EST
The Federal Trade Commission's latest report on consumer complaints warns of IRS imposters out for your money.
Chicago's Pension Debt Weighs on Rahm Emanuel in Mayoral Runoff
February 28 2015 5:48 PM EST
Moody's downgrades Chicago's credit rating and Mayor Rahm Emanuel defends his record, while casting for votes.
Seeking FEMA Money For 'The Full Universe Of Victims'
February 27 2015 10:13 PM EST
Citing an "unfair" process, New Jersey senators say FEMA needs to extend settlement talks to additional Hurricane Sandy victims.
FEMA Accused Of Stonewalling Over Flood-Insurance Claims
February 27 2015 4:26 PM EST
United Policyholders, a consumer-advocacy group, filed a lawsuit to force FEMA to provide access to flood-insurance records.
Judges Rip 'Mind-Blowing' Proposal To Silence Sandy Victims
February 25 2015 6:27 PM EST
After FEMA settlement talks stalled, judges blast a proposed confidentiality agreement that would've impeded insurance fraud investigations.
Insurers Try To Silence Hurricane Sandy Victims
February 25 2015 2:19 AM EST
FEMA settlement talks with Hurricane Sandy homeowners have been disrupted by demands from insurers.
'Strong Evidence' Of 10,000 Altered Reports Sent To Sandy Victims
February 19 2015 4:36 PM EST
The flood insurance policyholders victimized by altered damage reports after Hurricane Sandy may total 10,000, according to a lead attorney.
Hurricane Sandy Cases Center On 'Secretly' Altered Report
February 17 2015 2:45 PM EST
How one couple's Hurricane Sandy insurance lawsuit opened the floodgates to allegations of fraudulent damage reports.
For Student Borrowers, A Silver Lining
February 03 2015 2:41 PM EST
Corinthian Colleges buyer agrees to forgive $480 million in private student loans.
Supreme Court Mulls Housing Discrimination Claims
January 21 2015 11:33 AM EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
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 EST
Announcement from the Paris Observatory marks the 26th "leap second" since 1972.