Michael Tennant

Federal and state legislators have introduced legislation to force government agents to obtain a warrant before searching Americans' old e-mails, closing a convenient loophole in a 1986 law.

An Iowa widow's bank account was seized by the IRS, which is now also charging her with a misdemeanor, because she deposited her late husband's cash in small increments to avoid bank reporting requirements.

The IRS hired hundreds of former employees who had been fired or resigned over issues like helping themselves to taxpayers' information, being absent without leave, or even failing to file their own tax returns, an audit found.

A small San Francisco bookstore is going out of business because it can't afford a minimum-wage increase approved by voters last year.

Under a new city ordinance, Seattle trash collectors are ticketing people who put too much food in their garbage cans, with fines to follow.

Over the next decade, ObamaCare will cost taxpayers $2 trillion, or $73,184 per covered person, to get fewer than half of all uninsured Americans covered, according to Congressional Budget Office projections.

"Dozens" of third-party websites track Healthcare.gov users' activity, including some very personal details, an Associated Press investigation found.

The new ObamaCare income-tax requirements will make filing tax returns an even bigger headache for individual Americans, which in turn means bigger profits for tax-preparation companies.

The IRS, claiming hardship after a small budget cut, says it won't be able to help taxpayers navigate the treacherous waters of ObamaCare this year.

U.S.businesses are failing at a faster rate than new ones are being created, suggesting that genuine economic recovery may still be far off.