ANKARA, Sept 5- The U.S. Federal Reserve should not rush its decision to raise interest rates and should move only when it is sure the decision is unlikely to be reversed later, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, said on Saturday. Finance ministers and central bankers of the world's 20 biggest economies discussed the issue thoroughly...» Read More
The IRS says last year there was a 66 percent increase from 2012 in tax fraud from Social Security identity theft of nearly $50bln in refund claims.
More than 100 people, including former police officers and firefighters, were arrested Tuesday in a broad disability scam, the Manhattan DA's office says.
Former NYC police, firefighters and other city workers faked mental disabilities to defraud Social Security benefits, NBC 4 New York reports.
Here's what's lawmakers are expected to focus on as they return to Capitol Hill.
Wells Fargo will pay a net $541 million to Fannie Mae to settle claims over defective home loans.
A judge has concluded that the National Security Agency's sweeping collection of telephone data is lawful, rejecting a challenge to the program.
Now that the first round of insurance deadlines have passed, can we all relax and talk about something other than health reform? Nope, say experts.
A recent outbreak of food poisoning has led to calls for tougher inspection measures even as the government begins reforming food safety rules.
The Postal Service, which shipped 3.5 billion packages last year, is cut off from the alcohol shipping business. But that could be changing.
The Obama administration has angered media outlets by banning outside cameras during key events, favoring its own photographer instead.
Canada Post will begin to phase out door-to-door mail delivery and convert service to community mailboxes, the Toronto Star reported Wednesday.
The Food and Drug Administration is phasing out the use of antibiotics in meat over concerns about antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Government regulators are investigating the standard practice of using autopilot in the cockpit, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau.
Anne Wojcicki, co-founder of 23andMe, countered an FDA warning letter demanding the company discontinue marketing its DNA testing kit.
Serious security weaknesses in the IRS's data system have left millions of taxpayers' sensitive financial information vulnerable to hackers.
In a warning letter to the genetics testing company, the agency said the products were being sold without "marketing clearance or approval."
Federal officials are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart Stores for allegedly violating the rights of protesting workers last year.
The US Postal Service said its 2013 fiscal-year loss was cut to $5 billion from $16 billion in 2012 due to growth in shipping and packages.
President Obama should consider changes to his health-care law to honor his pledge, former President Bill Clinton said in an interview. NBC reports.
The President is nominating top Treasury Department official Timothy Massad as head of CFTC, the agency that regulates the futures and options market.