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Remains of Korean War soldier from Pittsburgh confirmed

Dec. 30, 2019 5:24 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Federal authorities said Monday the remains of an American soldier killed during the Korean War have been accounted for and will be interred at Arlington National Cemetery. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced that in August it verified the remains of Army 1st Lt. Robert C....

FILE- This June 10, 2015, file photo shows a chip credit card in Philadelphia. If you have money left on your FSA debit card, now is a good time to put it in your wallet alongside your regular bank debit card. The end of the year is the annual deadline to spend your FSA funds. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

Spending down your FSA starts with the right payment card

Dec. 19, 2019 10:38 AM EST

If you have money left on your FSA debit card, now is a good time to put it in your wallet alongside your regular bank debit card. The end of the year is the annual deadline to spend your FSA funds. You probably have an FSA card if you have a flexible spending account, an employee benefit that lets you deduct...

FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2006, file photo former Worldcom CEO Bernard Ebbers exits Manhattan federal court in New York. Ebbers, the former top executive sentenced to 25 years in prison in one of the largest corporate accounting scandals in U.S. history was ordered freed from prison Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019, for medical reasons. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano, File)

Ailing former WorldCom CEO ordered freed from prison

Dec. 18, 2019 6:38 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — A former top executive sentenced to 25 years in prison in one of the largest corporate accounting scandals in U.S. history was ordered freed from prison Wednesday for medical reasons. U.S. District Judge Valerie E. Caproni ordered the release of former WorldCom chief Bernard Ebbers after...

This undated photo provided by the Metropolitan police in London shows Nathan Wyatt, of England, who appeared in U.S. federal court in St. Louis, Mo., on Wednesday, Dec. 18, 2019. Wyatt pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges alleging that he and co-conspirators in a hacking group called The Dark Overlord stole data from health care and accounting companies in the U.S. and threatened to release the information unless the companies paid ransom. (Metropolitan Police/PA via AP)

British man accused of hacking US health care companies

Dec. 18, 2019 2:28 PM EST

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A British man pleaded not guilty Wednesday to U.S. charges alleging that he and co-conspirators in an international hacking group called The Dark Overlord stole data from health care and accounting companies in Missouri, Illinois and Georgia and threatened to release the information...

Remains of Marine killed in World War II to be buried in KY

Dec. 15, 2019 9:30 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A U.S. Marine who died in the battle for the Pacific Ocean island of Tarawa during World War II is scheduled to be buried Monday in Louisville, Kentucky. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency said the remains of Marine Corps Reserve Pfc. John R. Bayens were officially accounted for...

FILE - In this June 20, 2019 file photo, The Supreme Court is seen under stormy skies in Washington. The Supreme Court says it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Justices to take up dispute over subpoenas for Trump records

Dec. 14, 2019 12:18 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump's pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private, a major confrontation between the president and Congress that also could affect the 2020 presidential campaign. Arguments will take place in late March, and the...

FILE - In this Tuesday, June 12, 2012, file photo, eyeglass frames are displayed at Berlin Optical Expressions in Berlin, Vt. Worrying what to do with your flexible spending account balance so you don't lose your money? Out-of-pocket costs for corrective eye surgery, prescription eyeglasses, readers, wipes and repair kits for glasses, and contact lenses and solutions are covered. (AP Photo/Toby Talbot, File)

Tips for using flexible spending dollars before year's end

Dec. 11, 2019 4:33 PM EST

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Still have money set aside for medical expenses that you need to spend by the end of the year? There are plenty of ways to meet the deadline for flexible spending accounts, and you don't need to buy big-ticket items. You can use up the balance on everyday purchases like bandages and...

George Washington University Law School professor Jonathan Turley testifies during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee on the constitutional grounds for the impeachment of President Donald Trump, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

A reason Democrats won't wait: Trump cases tied up in court

Dec. 5, 2019 2:42 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal scholar Jonathan Turley told House Democrats that they are rushing the impeachment of President Donald Trump and that they instead could be enlisting the courts to try to help procure the testimony of key figures in Trump's effort to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe...

FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2019, file photo Rory Gamble, acting head of the United Auto Workers union answers questions in Southfield, Mich. Members of the United Auto Workers union's executive board have voted to appoint Gamble as its new president. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Amid scandal, UAW leaders name Rory Gamble as president

Dec. 5, 2019 1:29 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Members of the United Auto Workers executive board have voted to appoint Rory Gamble as the union's new president. He will serve the remainder of former President Gary Jones' term, which runs until the union’s convention in June of 2022. Jones stepped down last month after being...

President Donald Trump arrives on Air Force One on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., following a trip to the NATO Summit in England. (AP Photo/Kevin Wolf)

Trump asks Supreme Court to void financial records subpoena

Dec. 5, 2019 12:28 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Thursday to void a subpoena from the House of Representatives that seeks the president's financial records from his accounting firm. The justices already have shielded the documents from being turned over while they consider whether to...