Time Warner Cable was patting itself on the back this week after saying it was willing to have a federal arbitrator step in to resolve its long-running dispute with other pay-TV companies over the cost of the new Dodgers channel.
Bill is 67 and in poor health. He says he has a lung disorder and "probably won't be around a whole lot longer."
No one expects the federal government to be a model of efficiency. But with a projected deficit of nearly $600 billion this year, you'd think officials would do everything possible to help people pay their taxes.
The letter Richard Knee received from Bank of America opened with a warning: "You may be missing out on valuable offers."
It would be nice if Americans could declare independence from loony medical bills. But that day isn't here.
A letter received by Judy Damico from something called the U.S. Claims Services said that "private investigators" had located $398 that the insurance giant WellPoint had unsuccessfully tried to refund to her.
At CVS Caremark, it doesn't pay to be really good at your job.
AURORA, Mo. — The elderly man was well known in this slightly faded farm town for his failed attempts at elective office, his libertarian leanings, his Southern charm. But Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, who also went by the name of Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., was known even more for his white supremacist beliefs that led him to try to incite a race war, pepper local papers with anti-immigrant letters and get into a shouting match with a Jewish student at Missouri State University. Police arrested Cross on Sunday on suspicion of shooting and killing a 14-year-old Boy Scout and his grandfather at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City in Overland Park, Kan., and a woman at a...