11/27/13 12:07 PM
In May, 2008, 75-year-old Jim Workman, a retired Air Force colonel, entered an emergency room at a Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in Biloxi, Miss., complaining of shortness of breath, coughing and fever. A chest X-ray was ordered, and the radiologist discovered a two-centimeter mass...
11/27/13 11:59 AM
State employees haven't had an across-the-board raise in seven years -- but that's not stopping some of their bosses from cashing in. The 9 Investigates team combed agency agendas and identified more than $250,000 in raises that state boards and commissions have given out to agency heads since...
11/27/13 10:05 AM
(money.cnn.com) On Tuesday, it issued a report that shows nutrition subsidies keep 2.2 million children out of poverty. While the report doesn't offer any new insight on the benefits of food stamps, it shows that President Obama is ready to use his bully pulpit to guard the program against cuts.
11/27/13 10:03 AM
Political gridlock may have stalled a push for comprehensive immigration reform in the US, but Mark Zuckerberg believes that a deal can still be done. The Facebook chief executive calls it "one of the biggest civil rights issues of our time".
11/27/13 10:00 AM
Few of the UK’s largest listed companies regularly consider the cyber threat to their business, yet most think their board members take this risk very seriously, according to a survey carried out by the business department.
11/27/13 09:59 AM
NATO has kicked off Cyber Coalition 2013, the largest ever exercise of its kind intended to thwart massive, simultaneous attacks on member states and their allies. The three-day exercise, based at the 27 member alliance's cyber defense center in Estonia, will include participants from over 30...
11/27/13 09:15 AM
(www.forbes.com) What will happen to the economy after the Federal Reserve begins to slow down its current quantitative easing? This is a hot topic, especially with Janet Yellen on track to become the next chairman of the Fed, as well as some rumblings from key Fed officials suggest that support...
11/27/13 09:03 AM
Media reports are filled with stories of wealthy New Yorkers and pro golfers in California threatening to move to escape high taxes. Travis Brown, author of "How Money Walks," said there is a "mass exodus" of money from high tax to low tax states. He said New York is losing $7,100 a minute in...
11/27/13 08:51 AM
(www.washingtonpost.com) Fears about jobs and the economy are high, a poll shows, especially among lower-income Americans.
11/26/13 09:52 AM
(www.motherjones.com) Labor Secretary Tom Perez has taken a lead role in President Barack Obama's push to increase the federal minimum wage. The fast food industry is one of the nation's largest employers of low- and minimum-wage workers. So why has the labor secretary brought on a top McDonald's...
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