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  • In 'largest scam of its kind,' 20,000 taxpayers bilked of $1 million

    In 'largest scam of its kind,' 20,000 taxpayers bilked of $1 million
    An Internal Revenue Service watchdog is warning taxpayers of a scam that so far has swindled 20,000 people out of a combined $1 million, officials said Thursday. The Treasury inspector general for Taxpayer Administration said sophisticated scammers...
  • Shepard Fairey pays tribute to Ai Weiwei with new portrait

    Shepard Fairey pays tribute to Ai Weiwei with new portrait
    They are both outspoken artist-activists who have gotten into trouble with the law in their respective countries. Shepard Fairey, the popular Los Angeles street artist, has created a tribute to Ai Weiwei in the form of a new portrait of the Chinese...
  • Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course

    Malaysia denies report on missing jet's errant course
    BEIJING — The disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 grew more puzzling Tuesday as reports suggested the plane may have veered more than 300 miles west of its intended flight path and flew lower and longer than previously thought....
  • Missing jet's travelers with stolen passports show no terror links

    Missing jet's travelers with stolen passports show no terror links
    BEIJING -- The passengers traveling on stolen passports on the vanished Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were Iranians who authorities believe were trying to migrate to Europe. Malaysian Police Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar on Tuesday told reporters...
  • Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Missing plane defies search technology

    Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: Missing plane defies search technology
    BEIJING — Despite a wealth of technology, crews trying to find the missing Malaysia Airlines jetliner must cover a large swath of the South China Sea that varies widely in depth and is subject to fast-moving currents that could carry debris more...
  • Malaysian flight leaves trail of anguish, mystery -- and little else

    Malaysian flight leaves trail of anguish, mystery -- and little else
    BEIJING -- Every few hours, a shard of information would drift across the TV screen: An object -- perhaps a door -- had been spotted. A yellow item -- could it be a life raft? -- had been seen. A new oil slick had been discovered, and samples were en...
  • Businesses say fake service dogs are a growing problem

    Businesses say fake service dogs are a growing problem
    SACRAMENTO — Jim Power, a licensed trainer of guide dogs for the blind from San Rafael, was visiting a crowded Southern California theme park a week ago when he spied "a 20-something lady...with a Chihuahua on a leash." The small pooch wore a vest...
  • U.S. pulls out ship, sends in planes to hunt for Malaysia jetliner

    U.S. pulls out ship, sends in planes to hunt for Malaysia jetliner
    The U.S. military pulled its warship out of the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on Monday and will rely instead on sophisticated submarine-hunting aircraft, a sign of just how complex the international search for the missing Boeing 777 has...
  • Stolen passports on Malaysia flight used before, Chinese firm says

    Stolen passports on Malaysia flight used before, Chinese firm says
    BEIJING -- Stolen passports carried by two Iranian men to board missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 were used last year by two people applying for visas to work as entertainers in China, according to the head of an entertainment company. Xie Zhuoling,...
  • Search planes spot what may be a door from missing Malaysia jet

    Search planes spot what may be a door from missing Malaysia jet
    BEIJING — Vietnamese aircraft searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet spotted what authorities said may be a door from the plane and boats were attempting to reach the debris early Monday. As about 40 ships and more than 20 airplanes...
  • A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets

     A young, gay immigrant comes out of two closets
    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — In almost every sense, Emilio Vicente is an American success story. He grew up a shy kid in the North Carolina mill town of Siler City. His parents, who moved there when he was 6, had little formal education and worked long,...