Violent crime, which has been falling for five years, decreased 4 percent in 2011, according to the Preliminary Annual Uniform Crime Report. Murders are at the lowest point in 40 years. Violent crime, according to the FBI, includes murder, rape, robbery and assault.
Health and Human Services announced that the new health care law’s Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) program is providing insurance to nearly 50,000 people with high-risk pre-existing conditions nationwide.
A new study suggests young adults are more likely to get care and see a doctor when states extend the time they can stay on their parents' health insurance — a measure also mandated by the 2010 federal health care law.
Allstate has filed suit against Goldman Sachs for alleged dishonorable mortgage-backed securities. Allstate is no stranger to lawsuits, as they have sued several other banks in past years. Do you think Allstate's lawsuit is fitting?
We always thought it was unnecessary and invasive for retail cashiers to ask your zip code when you buy something from them. We've noticed this practice at gas station pumps as well. Now it seems the California Supreme Court agrees, stating this infringes upon customer rights to privacy. The cost to the retailer if they violate the new state law is anywhere from one penny to $1,000. That's correct ... a whole penny!