Author Archives: Associated Press

Obama to agencies: Don’t pay dead people

Here’s an idea, Uncle Sam: Stop writing checks to dead people. The government sent benefit checks to 20,000 departed Americans over three years, totaling more than $180 million — a remarkable number that provoked the Obama administration to create a ...

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More borrowers exit Obama mortgage help plan

A growing number of homeowners who sought help from the Obama administration’s main mortgage aid program are in danger of losing their homes. About 436,000 borrowers have dropped out of the $75 billion plan as of last month, the Treasury ...

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Search of soldier’s MP3 upheld

RICHMOND, Va. — The search of a Virginia Army private’s MP3 player that revealed child pornography was constitutional because searches on military bases don’t require probable cause, a three-judge panel of the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled last ...

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