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Josh Meyer and Greg Miller LA Times The U.S. government, without the knowledge of many banks and their customers, has engaged for years in a secret effort to track terrorist financing by accessing a vast database of confidential information on transfers of money between banks...
Janet Kornblum USA TODAY Americans have a third fewer close friends and confidants than just two decades ago — a sign that people may be living lonelier, more isolated lives than in the past. In 1985, the average American had three people in whom to confide matters that were...
Charles Lane Washington Post The Supreme Court made it easier yesterday for workers in most parts of the country to sue employers for retaliating against them when they complain about sexual harassment or other discrimination. The court ruled that employees may collect damages,...
Delphine Schrank Washington Post A "deep attitudinal divide" exists between Western and Muslim publics, with Muslims in the Middle East, Asia and Africa more critical of Westerners than vice versa, according to a survey released today. But attitudes are not monolithic, the study...
Maura Reynolds LA Times Democrats and Republicans dueled over the Iraq war in the Senate on Wednesday, exchanging rhetorical jabs as each side sought political advantage on a debate many strategists believed could be a decisive factor in determining which party would control...
Associated Press New security measures for young users of MySpace.com won't be enough to stop online child predators, safety experts warned Wednesday. Starting next week, MySpace will restrict adult access to the information teenagers post about themselves. MySpace users who are...
Sanford Nowlin Express-News Business Writer AT&T Inc. has unveiled privacy policies that say the company — and not customers — owns confidential data about how subscribers use its AT&T Yahoo! Internet and U-Verse television services. The San Antonio-based communications...
Paul Farhi Washington Post Staff Writer Every now and then, Blake Cater gets an appetite for a fight. There's something about a brawl -- a punch-out, a good old-fashioned throwdown -- that gets his adrenaline pumping. So with a few of his friends, he goes into his back yard and...
Zachary A. Goldfarb The Washington Post The Department of Veteran Affairs said yesterday that it will offer free credit monitoring for a year to the millions of veterans and military personnel whose personal information was stolen last month. The department said the plan will...