Social Security News
Q&A: Questions and Answers in Dispute Over Miners Benefits
Coal-state Democrats waged a fight for health benefits for thousands of retired miners, pointing to President Harry S. Truman's promise 70 years ago guaranteeing a lifetime of coverage
Missouri Court Strikes Law Denying Bail to Some Immigrants
The Missouri Supreme Court has struck down a state law that denies bail to people facing criminal charges who cannot prove they are legally present in the country
Dallas Pension System Suspends Access to Some Funds
The Dallas Police and Fire Pension system board has voted to suspend all withdrawals and payments coming out of deferred retirement funds
French Far-Right Chief Nixes Free Class for Kids of Illegals
Far-right leader Marine Le Pen says foreigners in France should go through a "waiting period" before benefiting from France's social services and children whose parents are in France illegally shouldn't be allowed free schooling
Dallas Proposes Reducing Features of Police and Fire Pension
The Dallas City Council heard the city's plan to fix the ailing Dallas Police and Fire Pension plan Wednesday, including a proposal to reduce benefit checks for members who have withdrawn more than $500 million in deferred retirement funds since August
Greek Journalists on 24-Hour Strike to Protest Austerity
Greek journalists are striking to protest austerity measures, pulling all television and radio news broadcasts off the air a day before a nationwide general strike expected to shut down services across the country
Dallas Mayor Files Lawsuit to Stop Pension Withdrawals
Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings has filed a lawsuit to stop the Dallas Police and Fire Pension system from allowing retirees to pull their deferred retirement funds out of the ailing system
Brazil's Government Proposes Setting Retirement Age at 65
Brazil's government is proposing that the minimum retirement age be set at 65 as part of an overhaul to a pension system many say is unsustainable
Should Convicted Former House Speaker Get His Pension Back?
The highest court in Massachusetts is set to hear arguments in a long-running legal battle over whether former House speaker Thomas Finneran should be able to collect his $34,000 annual pension despite his conviction on an obstruction of justice charge
VP-elect Mike Pence Says Trump's Phone Call With Taiwan 'Just A Courtesy Call'
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with Vice President-elect Mike Pence.