Social Security

Carol Mead decorates her home for Halloween, in Montrose, Pa. Mead, 67, is retired and her husband, 70, must work at a local rock quarry to close the gap from her Social Security. (AP Photo/Brett Carlsen)

Lower gas prices means no Social Security increase next year

WASHINGTON — For just the third time in 40 years, millions of…

 

In this June 5, 2015, photo, the Homeland Security Department headquarters in northwest Washington. (Susan Walsh/AP Photo)

US: More than 21 million affected by government data breach

WASHINGTON — Hackers stole Social Security numbers, health histories and other highly…

 

In this June 26, 2015 photo, supporters celebrate outside the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington after the court declared that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States.   (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP Photo)

US provides marriage benefits to gay couples in all states

WASHINGTON — Same-sex married couples can now receive Social Security and veterans…

 

Social Security costs not factored into pension fixes

San Francisco taxpayers contributed $104.5 million into city workers’ Social Security accounts…