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  • Taking countermeasures against fake IRS callers

     Taking countermeasures against fake IRS callers
    Write this down and tape it to your grandparents' telephone: The Internal Revenue Service does not contact people by phone to demand payment for unpaid taxes or threaten them with arrest or deportation if they do not send money immediately. The IRS...
  • Haiti offers reward in prison break, vows to capture escapees

    The alleged head of a kidnapping ring remained on the run Monday along with hundreds of other inmates after the biggest jailbreak in Haiti since a devastating earthquake shattered the National Penitentiary, sending more than 4,500 prisoners into the...
  • United rolls out new passport-scanning feature for mobile check-ins

    United rolls out new passport-scanning feature for mobile check-ins
    Passengers on United Airlines will be able to scan their passports and check in for international flights on their smartphones or other mobile device, the airline announced Wednesday. It is adding the passport-scanning function to its mobile app for iOS...
  • What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas

     What is being an American? Immigration activist Jose Antonio Vargas has some ideas
    In July, Jose Antonio Vargas was arrested trying to board a plane for L.A. for a screening of his film "Documented," about his life before and after he "outed" himself as an undocumented immigrant living in the U.S. for decades. For the first time since...
  • Lives, dreams on the line as Congress dithers over immigration

    Robert Sagastume is Honduran by birth, American by choice and legally stuck somewhere in between by politics. He is also the embodiment of the humanitarian problem at the heart of our border crisis. Now a 26-year-old Midwestern college student, he...
  • City seeks to put a dent in false property filings

    City seeks to put a dent in false property filings
    Concerns that homeowners are unwittingly being taken advantage of by unscrupulous individuals remain top of mind for authorities, despite improvements to the housing market. In the past few weeks, a Chicago City Council committee urged the Cook County...
  • Social Security Q&A: What information do I need for SSI?

    Question: What information do I need to apply for Supplemental Security Income (SSI)? Answer: Here are some of the things we will ask for when you apply for SSI. Even if you do not have all of the things listed below, apply anyway. The people in the...
  • United starts mobile passport scanning for international flight check-in

    United starts mobile passport scanning for international flight check-in
    Chicago-based United Airlines on Wednesday introduced to its mobile app the ability to check in for international flights by scanning their passport with a mobile device. The app uses the mobile device’s camera to capture a traveler’s...
  • Yes, tech jobs are still golden, but...

    DEAR JOYCE: I'm in my 20s and considering investing in education to pursue a high-tech career. Is this still a good choice in the U.S., considering the worldwide competition from workers who are paid less? What are some of the most desirable tech jobs? --...
  • Google giving higher search value to sites that use encryption

    MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. One of the world's most powerful Internet companies is using its leverage to prod other websites into adopting a key safeguard against malicious hackers who try to steal Internet users' passwords or eavesdrop on their online...
  • Man's ID used to open cable account in Winnetka

    Man's ID used to open cable account in Winnetka
    The following items were taken from Winnetka and Kenilworth police reports. Winnetka A resident of the 500 block of Hawthorn Lane reported to police on July 29 that an unknown offender used his social security number to open an account with Comcast...