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5 rules to avoid the No.1 scam in America

If I asked you what the number 1 scam in America is right now, you might say phishing email scams, Facebook scams, Nigerian 419 scams, sweetheart scams or any number of other scam types. However, you're probably thinking a little too digital.<p>The largest type of scam actually uses an older …

Identity Theft

No sign of deal for Snowden as White House rejects 2-year online petition

Edward Snowden will likely remain hiding in Russia for some time, with Washington officials and most Americans offering no leniency or forgiveness for him notoriously stealing classified information and jeopardizing U.S. national security.<p>The White House is the most recent entity to take such a …

Billionaires bankrolling 2016 campaign to unprecedented degree

Billionaires are bankrolling the early days of the 2016 presidential campaign to an unprecedented degree, with at least 40 of the wealthiest Americans plowing $60 million into super PACs aligned with the top tier of candidates.<p>The torrent of super PAC money is revolutionizing presidential politics …

Government

GOP’s Kasich, Perry battle for final spot in first GOP presidential debate

Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a Republican presidential candidate, on Sunday defended his support of Medicaid under ObamaCare, arguing the decision was “morally” right.<p>The issue and Kasich’s explanation was a likely prelude to Thursday's first 2016 Republican presidential primary debate, hosted by Fox …

Government

Suspect in killing of Memphis police officer charged with murder, held on $9M bail

The man accused of murdering a Memphis police officer was being held on $9 million bail early Tuesday after turning himself in the day before.<p>Tremaine Wilbourn, 29, was charged with first-degree murder of officer Sean Bolton. Wilbourn is accused of killing Bolton after the officer interrupted a …

Crime

What Obama should say on Hiroshima anniversary

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thursday marks the 70th anniversary of the first use of atomic weapons, when the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki were hit by atom bombs that ultimately claimed hundreds of thousands of lives, and left tens of thousands more injured and suffering the effects of radiation.<p>Back in …

Drawing

Obama unveils major climate change proposal

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Obama administration unveiled a major climate change plan on Sunday aimed at a large reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the nation's coal-burning power plants. On Monday, President Barack Obama started selling it to the public at a White House event.<p>"Today after …

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