Target confirms customer PINs taken in breach

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (PC World) Target has confirmed that hackers obtained customer debit card PINs (personal identification numbers) in the massive data breach suffered by the retailer during the busy holiday more…

Hospice firms draining billions from Medicare

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Post) Hospice patients are expected to die: The treatment focuses on providing comfort to the terminally ill, not finding a cure. To enroll a patient, two doctors more…

Here comes Obamacare tax avalanche

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Human Events) At its core, ObamaCare is three things: a massive expansion of Medicaid; a set of complex mandates to control both insurance providers and customers; and the more…

Obamacare: Older workers could pay 25% of income

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Investors Business Daily) Like a hiker who has overlooked several "Danger: cliff ahead" signs, the Obama administration stepped back suddenly last week, delaying the individual mandate for those more…

Depreciation hits e-cars hard

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (USA Today) Plug-in electric cars may be cutting-edge technology, but an analysis suggests that most will depreciate more dramatically over five years than their conventional counterparts. Some of more…

Debtors' prisons make comeback in America

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (FOX NEWS) As if out of a Charles Dickens novel, people struggling to pay overdue fines and fees associated with court costs for even the simplest traffic infractions more…

City sued over stinky sea-lion poop

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (U-T SAN DIEGO) At least two businesses have joined to sue San Diego over the stench from sea-lion waste at La Jolla Cove, accusing the city of not more…

5 shopping days left … for light bulbs!

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NBC NEWS) The Jan. 1 deadline to end production of 60- and 40-watt incandescent light bulbs is fast approaching, but most Americans aren't even aware that their traditional more…