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  • Homeland Security made 'mistake' with former PhD student, judge says

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Department of Homeland Security made a "mistake" when it put a former Stanford University PhD student on the government's no-fly terrorist watch list and must give her an opportunity to apply for reentry to the United States, a...
  • Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks

    Target account breach one in long string of consumer-data hacks
    The announcement by Target on Thursday that 40 million credit and debit card accounts may have been breached by cyber-crooks is just one in a string of notable consumer-data breaches in recent years.  The Minneapolis-based retailer said the unauthorized...
  • Pennsylvania voter ID law struck down by judge as unconstitutional

    Pennsylvania voter ID law struck down by judge as unconstitutional
    A Pennsylvania judge struck down the key portion of the state’s strict voter identification law, saying it unreasonably hinders people from exercising what is a fundamental right. In a 103-page ruling, Commonwealth Court Judge Bernard L....
  • Target's free credit monitoring: How do you know it's legit?

    Target's free credit monitoring: How do you know it's legit?
    Like millions of other Target shoppers, Janet has received an offer from the company for free credit monitoring. This is to help protect against identity theft after the hack attack against the retailer that resulted the personal information of up to...
  • Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act

    Bipartisan group begins effort to restore parts of Voting Rights Act
    WASHINGTON – Lawmakers announced Thursday bipartisan legislation that would restore key protections of the Voting Rights Act that were thrown out by the Supreme Court last summer. The bill would also establish new criteria to determine whether...
  • Neiman Marcus says social security numbers, birth dates not stolen

    Neiman Marcus says social security numbers, birth dates not stolen
    Neiman Marcus Group offered more details Thursday about the data breach it disclosed late last week, saying that although credit and debit card information was stolen, customers’ social security numbers and birth dates were not. And because the...
  • India diplomat charged with visa fraud

    India diplomat charged with visa fraud
    NEW YORK -- Prosecutors charged an Indian diplomat with visa fraud Thursday for lying to cover up her housekeeper’s wretched working conditions, but it was not clear if the woman whose arrest sparked an international uproar would face U.S. justice....
  • Gmail lets strangers on Google+ email you (but you can opt out)

    Gmail lets strangers on Google+ email you (but you can opt out)
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Privacy advocates are raising the alarm about a new feature in Google's email service Gmail that lets Google+ users send you emails even if they don't know your email address. Google said Thursday that it has broadened Gmail contacts to...
  • Indian diplomat flies home after indictment in U.S.

    Indian diplomat flies home after indictment in U.S.
    MUMBAI, India — The Indian official whose arrest last month in New York sparked a diplomatic crisis returned to her homeland Friday after the United States granted her immunity from charges that she falsified visa papers and lied about underpaying...
  • Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so

    Could data collection have stopped 9/11? White House thinks so
    WASHINGTON — Many of President Obama's closest advisors have embraced a controversial assessment of one of the National Security Agency's major data collection programs — the belief that the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks could have been...
  • U.S. reporter says ouster from Russia harks back to Cold War

    U.S. reporter says ouster from Russia harks back to Cold War
    MOSCOW — The Russian Foreign Ministry acknowledged Tuesday that it had barred a prominent American journalist from the country for five years after expelling him over a visa violation, an action that the ousted reporter and some Kremlin critics said...