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  • Deion Sanders, critic of NFL concussion suits, seeks workers' comp

    Deion Sanders, critic of NFL concussion suits, seeks workers' comp
    During the pregame show before February's Super Bowl in New Orleans, Deion Sanders shared his thoughts about the thousands of former football players filing concussion lawsuits against the National Football League. "The game is a safe game," the...
  • Social Security boosted by immigration bill, chief actuary says

    WASHINGTON -- The bipartisan Senate immigration proposal would provide a boost to the Social Security fund, its chief actuary said Wednesday, as more immigrants come out of the underground economy and begin paying taxes. The assessment of the bill’...
  • Obama to liberal activists: 'I need you'

    Obama to liberal activists: 'I need you'
    SAN JOSE – Avoiding the controversial issue of domestic spying, President Obama told a gathering of liberal activists Thursday that they may not always agree with him, but their shared work on causes such as the overhaul of the nation’s...
  • Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future

    Interview: Antonio Villaraigosa reflects on past as he charts future
    Just before leaving City Hall after serving the maximum eight years in office, then-Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa spoke at length with Los Angeles Times political reporters Maeve Reston and Michael Finnegan about his legacy and political future. LAT:...
  • '60 Minutes'' shameful attack on the disabled

    '60 Minutes'' shameful attack on the disabled
    Is it possible for a major news organization to produce a story about the Social Security disability program without interviewing a single disabled person or disability advocate? That's the experiment "60 Minutes" conducted Sunday. The result was...
  • How to figure income needs for retirement

    How to figure income needs for retirement
    Dear Liz: None of the Web-based tools I've seen really get at the heart of the problem of how much I really need in retirement. For example, if I am diligent and save 20% of my income (I earn over $150,000), why would I need to replace 95% or even 80%...
  • Congress resumes Saturday; no shutdown end in sight

    Congress resumes Saturday; no shutdown end in sight
    WASHINGTON – With no end to the shutdown in sight, Congress headed into a weekend session as House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) sought to firm up fraying support from his conservative flank by vowing he would not agree to raise the nation’...
  • Student loan vs. a home equity loan for college

    Student loan vs. a home equity loan for college
    Dear Liz: I am almost finished with my associate degree at my local community college and will be starting my undergraduate degree in January. I have been lucky enough to accrue no college debt so far but know I will when I start my bachelor's degree. I...
  • No movement in budget standoff, but some hints at how it could end

    No movement in budget standoff, but some hints at how it could end
    WASHINGTON — Neither side in the standoff over the federal budget showed signs of movement Sunday as the shutdown of government agencies moved toward its second week, although both hinted at some aspects of what a potential deal eventually could...
  • U.S. could face default as early as Oct. 22, new analysis finds

    U.S. could face default as early as Oct. 22, new analysis finds
    WASHINGTON -- The federal government would be unable to pay all its bills and face default as early as Oct. 22 and no later than Nov. 1 if the debt limit is not raised, according to an analysis released Tuesday by the Bipartisan Policy Center. The think...
  • California limits workers' comp sports injury claims

    California limits workers' comp sports injury claims
    After more than a year of intense lobbying by professional sports leagues, California has slammed the door on most athletes looking to file injury claims in the state, including those with serious brain injuries. Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed...