Your Medical Records: How to Know If They’re Safe

By Eric Whitney,Kaiser Health NewsAugust 21, 2014
A decade ago almost all doctors kept paper charts on every patient. That is changing quickly as laptops become as...

Obama’s Gitmo Transfers Were Illegal, Says GAO

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
Critics of President Obama have relished calling him “lawless” and often rely on tortured readings of statutes or...

Retiree Alert: How to Read Your New Social Security Benefit Statements

By Mark Miller,ReutersAugust 21, 2014
The Social Security Administration will be mailing annual benefit statements for the first time in three years to...

Startups, Crowdfunding and the States: Potent New Mix

By Jenny Bergal,StatelineAugust 21, 2014
Creating a startup company takes a lot of time and effort. It also takes money, which is something that...

Obama’s 3 Options for Bringing Foley’s Killer to Justice

By David Francis,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
President Obama has pledged to punish ISIS for the execution of an American journalist. However, he has few...

McConnell Vows Tough Action Next Year – Even If it Means Another Shutdown

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) famously said in November 2010 that “The single most important thing...

30 Percent of ‘Retirees’ Would Return to Labor Force

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesAugust 21, 2014
Evidence continues to mount that Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen’s assessment of the state of the U.S...

Most Americans Are Unaware of Stock Market Gains

By Jeff Cox,CNBCAugust 20, 2014
Most Americans don't realize the stock market gained 30 percent last year, and only 1 in 9 call themselves savvy...

Proposed Bitcoin Rules Threaten Emerging Digital Currencies

By Claire Davidson,The Fiscal TimesAugust 20, 2014
New York State is trying to establish groundbreaking regulations of Bitcoin exchanges, raising concerns that the...

Strong Words from Obama on ISIS, but No Promise of Action

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesAugust 20, 2014
President Obama on Wednesday strongly condemned the murder by beheading of American journalist James Foley, but...
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Walmart Wants to Shake Up the Health Care Business

By Brianna Ehley,The Fiscal TimesAugust 20, 2014
For some, a trip to the doctor might soon involve walking through the snack aisle while a clerk blares “price...

Reporter’s Execution Could Unleash U.S. Against ISIS

By Rob Garver,The Fiscal TimesAugust 20, 2014
With the release of a video showing one of its fighters brutally beheading American journalist James Foley, the so...

Romney’s Political Stock Continues to Rise in Muddled GOP Field

By Eric Pianin,The Fiscal TimesAugust 20, 2014
Despite his repeated insistence that he has run his last race, former Massachusetts governor and 2012 GOP...