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  • 'Smart' guns are no safer than ordinary firearms [Letter]

    'Smart' guns are no safer than ordinary firearms [Letter]
    Regarding Dan Rodrick's recent column on "smart" guns, Sun readers should know the firearms industry does not oppose the development or marketing of user-authorized smart gun technology; it's the government mandate we oppose ("As technology advances, guns...
  • Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack

    Easton Hospital's parent company says personal data of 4.5M patients stolen in Chinese cyberattack
    Personal information on a number of Easton Hospital patients — including their names and Social Security numbers — was stolen in a cybertheft that likely originated in China, the hospital's parent company announced Monday. According to...
  • Visa program for wealthy investors maxed out by Chinese demand

    Visa program for wealthy investors maxed out by Chinese demand
    Fueled by demand from wealthy Chinese nationals, an immigration program that exchanges visas for large investments in U.S. businesses has run out of its allotment of visas for the first time in its 24-year history. A State Department official said...
  • Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud

    Trial scheduled for former school board member charged with fraud
    A former city school board member and city government worker who is accused of lying about his resume will be tried in court on fraud charges this fall. Anthony A. Hamilton, 35, who resigned from the school board as well as from the city's Health...
  • Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data

     Take steps to limit damage if hackers snare your data
    You might have gone to a supermarket, mailed a package at UPS or gone to a restaurant or hospital and thought nothing about holding your wallet tightly. Yet, a thief might have preyed on you anyway. And if you are like millions of Americans, you are...
  • U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach

    U.S. undercover investigators among those exposed in data breach
    A cyber attack at a firm that performs background checks for U.S. government employees compromised data of at least 25,000 workers, including some undercover investigators, and that number could rise, agency officials said on Friday. The breach at Falls...
  • Heirs fail to inform lender of mother's death

    Dear Liz: My mother passed away unexpectedly in late 2008. She had a mortgage, and the house was under her name only. She didn't leave a will. My family is still paying the loan, and the company does not know my mother passed away. We don't have a lot...
  • Tinkering can't fix the broken immigration system

    White House staffers are hard at work this month, deliberating about what should go into the executive order the president is expected to issue after Labor Day: his do-it-yourself, go-it-alone version of immigration reform. The smart money is betting he...
  • Cedars-Sinai reports possible breach of patients' medical data

    Cedars-Sinai reports possible breach of patients' medical data
    Medical records and other data may have been compromised for at least 500 patients at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, the hospital said Friday, after an employee's laptop computer was stolen. The laptop's hard drive may have had some...
  • Allentown man pleads guilty in $3M tax refund fraud

    Andy Rodriguez of Allentown made nearly $3 million in less than two years by filing tax returns for other people. The problem, federal authorities say, is those people didn't know about it and the tax returns were fraudulent. Rodriguez, 26, pleaded...
  • Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off

    Influx of Chinese students into U.S. may be tapering off
    For years, soaring numbers of Chinese graduate students in the U.S. have been a boon for American universities and local economies, especially in places like Southern California. But it looks like the influx could be slowing. Admission offers from U....