More Americans continued to take on roommates or boarders than before the recession, women had fewer children, and people were still flocking to college or graduate school as a way to postpone their entry into the job market.
Outrage over alleged bribery and phone hacking at a News Corp. tabloid in London mounted in Washington as lawmakers demanded probes of whether the company violated anti-corruption laws and Sept. 11 victims’ privacy.
The unfolding phone-hacking scandal in Britain is heightening concern about the security of mobile devices, prompting one U.S. lawmaker to query companies including Apple Inc. and Google Inc. about potential risks.
Sony Corp. believes it knows how a hacker penetrated its online entertainment networks in an incident that exposed 100 million customer accounts, the company said in a letter to U.S. lawmakers released today.
House Republicans say a drugmaker- funded advertising campaign run by supposedly independent groups was part of an agreement with the Obama administration to help pass the U.S. health-care law in 2010.
Sony Corp. , under scrutiny over delays in warning 77 million customers that their personal information may have been stolen, declined to testify at a U.S. House hearing on data theft, according to a lawmaker’s aide.