Separated by law: Families torn apart by 1996 immigration measure

By Susan Ferriss and Amy Isackson

Immigration measure has split husbands from wives, children from parents.

Excerpts from this story referencing "San Diego":

"… , alone with the couple’s two small children. T.J. Barbour, a native of San Diego, has been struggling every day to care for a 10-year-old son, since his wi …"

"… ties, knows what he is doing every Wednesday night and every weekend. The San Diego resident leaves his Rancho Bernardo neighborhood, packs his car with house …"

"… buy for less in the United States, like toilet paper, and drives over the San Diego-Tijuana border on those Wednesdays through heavy traffic to see his wife. …"

"… mes necessity makes you do things.” T.J. was just out of high school in San Diego when he met Maythe, at Burger King, about a dozen years ago. He tried out …"

Borrower Nightmares: Navy pension signed over as collateral for costly quick cash

By Jason McLure

Retired Navy doctor will pay eventual $242,000 for pension "loan" of $92,000

Excerpts from this story referencing "Consumer Financial Protection Bureau":

"… ocus on lending to veterans could draw the attention of the newly launched Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, created by the Wall Street reform law signed last year. The CFPB has an o …"

ANALYSIS: Imagine primary care without the need for costly health insurance

By Wendell Potter

ANALYSIS: Primary care doctors eliminate insurance middleman

Excerpts from this story referencing "one of the founders":

"… of the leaders of the movement is Garrison Bliss, a Seattle doctor who is one of the founders of an alliance of docs called the Direct Primary Care Coalition.Direct pri …"

Green bundler with the golden touch

By Ronnie Greene and Matthew Mosk

Investor Steve Westly straddles the worlds of venture capital, presidential fundraising and government advising

Excerpts from this story referencing "George Bush":

"… sadors to Norway, France and Japan. More than 100 bundlers for the GOP’s George Bush landed government posts, from Cabinet slots to ambassadorships to New Zeal …"

Elizabeth Warren's hands tied in payday lending oversight

The new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is given broad powers to regulate non-traditional financial institutions. But it can't cap the

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bob Corker":

"… tension of credit to consumers.What’s the deal? Back in the spring, Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., whose supporters reportedly include one of the founders of the p …"

China steps up its lobbying game

By Marina Walker Guevara

The Chinese government is hiring the best of the best to advance its agenda

Excerpts from this story referencing "one of the founders":

"… C was particularly intense on both sides," said Rep. Rick Larsen, D-Wash., one of the founders of the U.S.-China Working Group, a new congressional panel that focuses on …"

The influence peddlers

By Yossi Melman and Julio Godoy

Arcadi Gaydamak epitomized the business of war in the post-Cold War era – an entrepreneur with global ties to resource exploitation

Excerpts from this story referencing "Daniel Devaud":

"… ussia should have received $750 million but, according to Swiss prosecutor Daniel Devaud, it took in only $161 million.Falcone received about $120 million and Gayd …"