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Blank Social Security checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility.   (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Seek to End Benefits to Former Nazis

Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced out of the United States.

10/24/2014

Members of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich sit in the witness box with headsets on during the International Military Tribunal's war crimes trial in Nuremberg. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)

Congresswoman Demands Investigation Into Report Of Social Security Benefits For Suspected Nazi War Criminals

Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., wants to know why dozens of Nazi suspects collected benefits after being forced out of the United States.

10/20/2014

Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, according to a congressional report being released Wednesday. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Social Security Offices Closing, Baby Boomers Forced Online For Help

Even as millions of baby boomers approach retirement, the Social Security Administration has been closing dozens of field offices, forcing more and more seniors to seek help online instead of in person, according to a congressional report being released Wednesday.

06/18/2014

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Baby Names: Noah Ends Jacob’s 14-Year Reign

Noah sailed past Jacob to become the most popular baby name for boys in 2013, ending Jacob’s 14-year run at the top. Sophia was the most popular baby name for girls for the third straight year.

05/09/2014

File photo of Rep. Shelley Moore Capito. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP Raps Dems For IRS Union Cash

Seeking maximum political gain from the string of controversies swirling around the White House, Republicans are on the attack against Democratic lawmakers who accepted donations from the union that represents Internal Revenue Service employees.

05/17/2013

Newborn babies. (Photo credit: WALTRAUD GRUBITZSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

How Does Your Baby’s Name Rank?

Jacob and Sophia top the list of most popular American baby names — again. It’s Jacob’s 14th straight year at the top and the second year for Sophia.

05/17/2013

File photo of the U.S. Capitol. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Judges Sue Social Security Over Case ‘Quotas’

Judges struggling to handle a surge of disability cases sometimes award benefits they might otherwise deny in order to clear cases faster so they can meet quotas imposed by the Social Security Administration, according to a lawsuit filed by the union representing the agency’s administrative law judges.

04/19/2013

Judges Sue Social Security Over Case "Quotas." (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Judges Sue Social Security Administration Over Case ‘Quotas’

The union representing Social Security’s administrative law judges is suing the agency, claiming judges are forced to decide more than 500 cases a year, a standard that sometimes results in benefits that would otherwise be denied if judges had more time to review evidence.

04/19/2013

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