Social Security's Grim PrognosisSocial Security's board of trustees last week released its annual report on the long-term financial health of the system's trust fund.
Social Security Projects Biggest Payment Increase In YearsMillions of Americans who rely on Social Security are projected to receive their biggest payment increase in years this January.
Senate Votes To Block Rule On Guns And Mentally ImpairedThe Republican-led Senate has voted to block an Obama-era regulation that would prevent an estimated 75,000 people with mental disorders from being able to purchase a firearm.
How Con Artists Are Changing Tactics To Steal IdentitiesThe rise of chip-based credit cards in the U.S. has forced con artists to change their tactics. A recent study says more than 15 million Americans had personal and financial information stolen last year.
Republicans Primed For Push To Dismantle Obama's PoliciesMembers of the 115th Congress will be sworn in at noon Tuesday, setting off the GOP's pursuit of a conservative agenda.
Social Security Recipients To Get Tiny Increase In BenefitsMillions of Social Security recipients and federal retirees will get only tiny increases in benefits next year, the fifth year in a row that older Americans will have to settle for historically low raises.
Gov't Report: Feds Spend Billions To Run Old TechnologyThe nonpartisan Government Accountability Office says the increasing cost of maintaining museum-ready equipment drains money that could go for modernization.
Texas Asks Supreme Court Not To Review Immigration Case Texas on Tuesday asked the U.S. Supreme Court not to review a lower court's decision blocking President Barack Obama's plan to spare millions of immigrants from deportation.
4 Arlington Relatives Accused Of Faking Mental IllnessFour North Texas relatives have been faking mental illness to get government benefits in a decades-long scam, federal prosecutors allege.
4 Arlington Relatives Arrested, Accused Of Faking Mental Illness For $$Prosecutors say four North Texas relatives have been accused of faking mental illness to get government benefits in a scam since 1978.
Social Security Proposal Could Change Firearms QualificationsA proposed new rule on Social Security may mean some Americans could be disqualified from buying firearms.
US: More Than 21 Million Affected By Government Data BreachUS says hackers stole Social Security numbers from 21.5 million people in recent data breach.