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A sign hangs outside a Staples store. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Staples Investigating Possible Data Breach

Staples is looking into a potential credit card data breach and has been in touch with law enforcement officials about the issue.

10/21/2014

U.S. President Barack Obama signs the new BuySecure Initiative that direct the government to lead by example in securing transactions and sensitive data on October 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama’s Credit Card Declined At New York Restaurant

The Secret Service is charged with watching the president’s back, but who’s watching his wallet?

10/17/2014

FILE -  Customers shop at a Target store.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Chase Restricts Cards Affected By Target Breach

The fallout from what’s being called the second-largest credit card breach in U.S. history prompted a big change in business by the nation’s biggest bank.

12/23/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer has called for an investigation into the Target data breach. (Credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Sen. Schumer Takes Aim At Target, Wants Transparency In Wake Of Security Breach

Senator Schumer has asked how customers can know if target has really fixed the problem when the store refuses to tell us what the problem was.

12/22/2013

New York U.S. Attorney Mary Jo White speaks in New York City following guilty verdicts in the trial of four followers of terrorist Osama bin Laden that bombed two US embassies in East Africa that killed 224 and injured thousands - May 29, 2001 (credit: DOUG KANTER/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Nominating Former NY US Attorney Mary Jo White For SEC

White spent nearly a decade as the U.S. attorney in Manhattan, building a reputation as a tough prosecutor with an expertise in pursuing white collar crimes and complex securities and financial fraud cases.

01/24/2013

Barack Obama and Bill Clinton (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Opinion: We Are Better Off Than We Were Four Years Ago

Tonight, when Vice President Biden and President Obama address the country the question before them is an obvious one: are we better off than we were four years ago? The answer is equally obvious: YES!

09/06/2012

Richard Cordray speaks with reporters (Getty Images)

President Obama Outrages Sl Republican Michael Grimm With Cordray Appointment

In a defiant display of executive power, President Barack Obama bucked GOP opposition and named Richard Cordray as the nation’s chief consumer watchdog.

01/04/2012