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  • Covered California says healthcare-law enrollment on track for Oct. 1

    Covered California says healthcare-law enrollment on track for Oct. 1
    California's new health insurance marketplace says online enrollment should launch Oct. 1, dismissing earlier concerns about a delay. Covered California, the state agency implementing the federal Affordable Care Act, said recent computer tests...
  • How to avoid becoming a victim of Medicare fraud

    How to avoid becoming a victim of Medicare fraud
    Lee Dorman gets a lot of phone calls from people who want to give him something. Recently, a man called saying he had a new Medicare card with Dorman's name on it; all the 72-year-old retiree from Fountain Valley had to do was provide a little...
  • Sergio Garcia's law license limbo

     Sergio Garcia's law license limbo
    Sergio C. Garcia was brought to the United States illegally by his parents when he was a minor. Since then, he has earned a college degree and worked his way through law school. He's met all the requirements necessary to become a lawyer, passing the bar...
  • With privacy battle brewing, Facebook won't update policy right away

    With privacy battle brewing, Facebook won't update policy right away
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook will not roll out controversial changes to its policies until next week, the giant social network said Thursday. Six consumer watchdog groups have asked the Federal Trade Commission to block the changes that  they say would...
  • Fighting ID theft: An alternative to Social Security numbers?

    Fighting ID theft: An alternative to Social Security numbers?
    My recent column about cable, satellite and phone companies demanding people's Social Security numbers as a condition for service got Jeffrey thinking. He wants to know: When did our Social Security numbers become our personal identification numbers?...
  • Facebook under fire from privacy watchdogs over 'Sponsored Stories' ads

    Facebook under fire from privacy watchdogs over 'Sponsored Stories' ads
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Privacy watchdogs are asking federal regulators to block proposed changes to Facebook policies that they say would allow the company to use the names and images of its nearly 1.2 billion users without their consent to endorse products...
  • In 'Rodrigo's World,' a virtual way to be with their deported friend

    In 'Rodrigo's World,' a virtual way to be with their deported friend
    BERKELEY — To save their classmate who was deported to Mexico, the fourth-graders devised an epic plan. That Rodrigo Guzman, 10, could no longer be with his friends and attend Jefferson Elementary seemed so obviously unfair to these students. So...
  • Call DirecTV, risk identity theft?

    Call DirecTV, risk identity theft?
    Here's a hard-and-fast rule: Don't give your Social Security number to anyone unless it's absolutely necessary. More than 12 million Americans fell victim to identity theft last year, according to Javelin Strategy & Research. Losses topped $21 billion,...
  • Covered California enrollment website may not be ready by Oct. 1

    Covered California enrollment website may not be ready by Oct. 1
    Less than six weeks before the launch of a major healthcare overhaul, California officials are scrambling to get their online enrollment system ready in time. Thursday, the state's new health insurance marketplace said its website may not be fully...
  • Obama administration escalates fight with Texas over voting

    Obama administration escalates fight with Texas over voting
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration escalated its fight with Texas Republicans on Thursday over voting rights for minorities, as it urged judges to block a strict new voter-identification law that administration lawyers argue is discriminatory....
  • North Carolina's governor signs sweeping voter ID bill into law

    North Carolina's governor signs sweeping voter ID bill into law
    DURHAM, N.C.--One of the nation’s most restrictive voter ID bills was signed into law Monday by North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory, a Republican. The new law requires voters to show government-issued ID cards, with polling places not allowed to...