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WASHINGTON — Police can use evidence seized during a traffic stop even if it turns out the officers initially pulled a car over based on a misunderstanding of the law, the Supreme Court ruled Monday. The 8-1 decision written by Chief Justice John...
Illustration by Getty ImagesFor two decades Atlanta restaurant owner Jim Dunn offered a group health plan to his managers and helped pay for it. That ended Dec. 1, after the Affordable Care Act made him an offer he couldn’t refuse. Health-law...
Should you engage in the Santa myth with your children? Here’s a look at both sides of the question. Photo from Flickr user Rob Briscoe. When I became a parent nine years ago, I made this deal with myself: No matter how uncomfortable it might...
Photo by Flickr user ThreeErin. Boston University economist Larry Kotlikoff has spent every week, for over two years, answering questions about what is likely your largest financial asset — your Social Security benefits. His Social Security...
Sexual assaults on college campuses have been a topic of national interest recently, in large part because of the explosive allegations, and subsequent inconsistencies, from a student at the University of Virginia. Photo by Flickr user Phil Roeder...
A display of 7-round .45 caliber handguns are seen at Coliseum Gun Traders Ltd. in Uniondale, New York. Two years after the Newtown shootings, Americans siding with gun control have made few inroads. Photo by Shannon Stapleton/Reuters Today in the...