Art Mallory

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Couple Married for Seven Decades Dies Within Hours of Each Other

When Helen Felumlee died at the age of 92 last Saturday morning, her family knew it wouldn’t be long before her husband Kenneth followed. The two had …

Mexicans are leaving the US and taking their money with them

Mexicans aren’t feeling the love from their friends and family living abroad.<p>Remittances to Mexico have fallen by 29% since 2006, according to a report released by Pew Research and based on World Bank data. This bucks the trend for the rest of Latin America, where remittances have recovered after …

Can You Keep Your Old Health Plan? It May Depend On Where You Live

President Obama's proposal to try to let more people keep their canceled health insurance policies sounded so simple when he announced it Thursday.<p>"Insurers can extend current plans that would otherwise be canceled into 2014. And Americans whose plans have been canceled can choose to re-enroll in …

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New York State considers licensing Bitcoin traders

On Friday, the New York State Department of Financial Services announced it will be holding a public hearing on virtual currency regulation, specifically considering whether a certification called "BitLicense" might help manage the spread of online currencies like Bitcoin. The new license would …

Once Opposed, Key Lawmakers Back New Anti-NSA Bill

The primary spon­sor of the Pat­ri­ot Act will in­tro­duce a bill next week aimed at rein­ing in the Na­tion­al Se­cur­ity Ad­min­is­tra­tion’s …

Senate goes for 'nuclear option'

The Senate approved a historic rules change on Thursday by eliminating the use of the filibuster on all presidential nominees except those to the U.S. Supreme Court.<p>Invoking the long-threatened “nuclear option” means that most of President Barack Obama’s judicial and executive branch nominees no …

Filibuster Vote Marks Escalation In D.C.'s Partisan Wars

You thought things were bad in the Senate before? Well, they might have just gotten worse after Thursday's vote by Democrats to significantly defang the filibuster on presidential nominations — the so-called nuclear option.<p>Senate Democrats took the historic step of voting to diminish the minority's …

Essential steps for securing your phone, and what else can be done to foil thieves

It could happen to you any time, or maybe it already has: You're on the bus playing Angry Birds or browsing Facebook on your phone, when someone snatches your handset, sliding out the closing doors and slipping away into the crowd. Or, worse, a thief takes your phone from you at gunpoint. However …

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Revealed: how US and UK spy agencies defeat internet privacy and security

The NSA files,NSA,GCHQ,Surveillance,US news,World news,US national security,Privacy,Technology,Internet,Data protection,Data and computer security,UK news<p>• NSA and GCHQ unlock encryption used to protect emails, banking and medical records<br>• $250m-a-year US program works covertly with tech companies …

Seymour Hersh on Obama, NSA and the 'pathetic' American media

Seymour Hersh has got some extreme ideas on how to fix journalism – close down the news bureaus of NBC and ABC, sack 90% of editors in publishing and get back to the fundamental job of journalists which, he says, is to be an outsider.<p>It doesn't take much to fire up Hersh, the investigative …

The Bitcoin Bubble

We’re back, baby! Bitcoin’s price has taken off again, forcing some to defend the value of the currency as utterly un-bubblish. This becomes a humorous exercise.<p>The finance nerd community (of which I’m not nearly good enough to be a member) is done talking about the Trillion Dollar Coin for now, so …

Wal-Mart to Widows Will Feel U.S. Food Stamp Cuts

Annie Crist says she dreads telling her two daughters that cuts in food-stamp benefits taking effect today means less chicken and fewer hamburgers …