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Jun 23, 2013 Anger mounts after Facebook's 'shadow profiles' leak in bug

QUOTE: Facebook said Friday it fixed a bug that exposed contact info for over six million accounts. The admission revealed its 'shadow profile' data collection activities, and users are furious.

Jan 17, 2011 Facebook con artists on the rise

QUOTE: Leaving your social network profiles public could leave friends and colleagues at risk of fraudulent acts

Oct 11, 2008 Palin abused power, probe finds

QUOTE: The running mate of US Republican presidential candidate John McCain has been found guilty of an abuse of power, according to a state legislature probe.

British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
May 21, 2008 Social workers turned away from FLDS ranch

QUOTE: "CPS had believed all children had been removed as authorized by a state district judge," agency spokeswoman Marleigh Meisner said. "This morning, along with law enforcement, we went to the ranch to make some initial inquiries, and we are now conferring with law enforcement."

CNN (Cable News Network)
Nov 25, 2007 The Truth About Lying: Our Lives Are Filled With Untruths. But Why Do We Lie, And How Can We Tell When Others Are Full of It?

QUOTE: So many reasons to lie. So many ways to lie. How do we cut through the thick crust of deception....When it comes to teaching the art of detecting deception, Ekman is the man. His 1985 book "Telling Lies" is a benchmark work on the topic, and he has tested the lie-detection ability of more than 12,000 people...

Washington Post
Oct 07, 2007 Readers: The Burden of Being an Executor

QUOTE: "Poring over IRS documents to make sure I submitted all the required forms became like a second job. It was a labor of love, but it's still not over yet. While the court closed the probate and discharged us of our duties in January 2007, the IRS will not release us as fiduciaries of the estate until September 2008."

Wall Street Journal, The (WSJ)
Jul 24, 2007 House Passes Ban On Campaign Pay Going to Spouses

QUOTE: The vote follows a study released last month by the liberal-leaning watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington that found that nearly 100 chairmen and ranking minority members of House committees used their roles to benefit their families...

Washington Post
Jul 15, 2007 A Zone To Stay Out Of

QUOTE: Is life "on the record"? Seriously, should someone going out on a date clarify whether the evening's events are on "background"? ... These are journalistic conventions, you say, not applicable to ordinary folks. But nowadays, in the age of blogs, everyone is a journalist...

Washington Post
Jan 12, 2007 You co-signed, your friend defaulted, now what?

QUOTE: if asked to co-sign for anyone -- a friend, a child, even your mother -- the best answer is "no," unless you are currently prepared to take on the debt for yourself. That said, let's talk about your options, which I'm afraid are fairly limited.
Sep 18, 2005 How Good a Good Samaritan ?

QUOTE: People with no place to go are calling on anyone they know to put them up -- not for a night or two, but for weeks, possibly even months, as they seek to restart their lives....The Good Samaritan in you immediately wants to do everything you can, for as many people as you can. But then you stop and think about the logistics of it all, the impact on your life and your family.

Wall Street Journal, The (WSJ)
Jul 06, 2001 Court Case Seeks to Define a Catholic Priest's Family

QUOTE: While the Rev. Lawrence Martin Jenco...was held by Islamic radicals for nearly 19 months in Lebanon in the 1980's, his relatives back home in Joliet, Ill., felt the anxieties shared by all the hostages' families.

New York Times