FACT CHECK: Did 10,000 People Die Because Of Social Security Disability Wait Times?

Politics | Emily Larsen
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks during an event to introduce the "Medicare for All Act of 2017" on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., September 13, 2017. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

‘This is not a well-oiled machine over here’

Tightening Social Security Disability Will Obviously Lead To Higher Unemployment

op-ed | Joanne Butler
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The disability system needs a strong, smart commissioner with abundant leadership skills

Blind Man Sues McDonald's Because He Can't Use The Drive-Thru

Business | Eric Owens
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His lawyer — the ‘Latino Fist’ — suggests a massive phone installation

Disability Benefits As An Economic Escape Hatch

Opinion | Joanne Butler

These disability numbers seem to indicate that aging low skilled workers have left the employment pool for good.

Autistic Man Works At Applebee's For A Year, Never Gets Paid

US | Alex Pfeiffer

Now they might be severely underpaying him

Ohio Teacher Who Claimed CHILD-PHOBIA 'Disability' Loses Federal Appeal

Education | Eric Owens
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Chest pains, vomiting, stress, anxiety, high blood pressure, nightmares…

'Physically disabled' man filed for disability benefits but could somehow play basketball that same week

US | Caroline May

Fittingly, the man owned a shop called ‘Criminal Coffee’

Poll: Many Americans blame welfare for 'persistent poverty'

Daily Caller News Foundation | Michael Bastasch
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April was the 195th month disability collections grew

Obama urged to solve backlog of veteran disability benefits

Politics | Caroline May
Congressman Duncan Hunter

Members of Congress say VA is ‘clearly on the wrong track’

Choosing a Self-Defense Handgun That’s Best For You and Your Disability (Part 2) - Shooting Illustrated

Guns and Gear | Mike Piccione

This is a review of revolvers, semi-automatic, compact and full size handguns and single action arms and the information applies to all shooters.

Choosing a Self-Defense Handgun That’s Best For You and Your Disability (Part 1) - Shooting Illustrated

Concealed Carry & Home Defense | Mike Piccione

Brand, features and price aren’t as important as making an informative decision based on the limitations associated with a physical disability.

TheDC Morning: Would more red tape have stopped Loughner from buying a gun? - TheDC

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Read TheDC Morning: An unvarnished e-mail summary of what’s really happening in political news

'Perversion files' still not available to public - Dallas Morning News

US | Jeff Winkler (admin)

Boy Scouts shield abuser files used to vet volunteers

N.J. Gov. Christie signs law removing 'retarded' from state texts - NJ.com

US | interns

Proponents also push for federal law to remove insensitive references to disabled persons

The perks of socialized medicine - The Telegraph

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Councils pay for prostitutes for the disabled

Federal employees received 'fraudulent' Social Security payments - FOX News

US | Pat McMahon

A GAO report issued shows that at least 1,500 government workers wrongly were given benefits

NY moves to remove 'retardation' from agency name - NYT

US | interns

For the second time this year, NY legislators are considering removing ‘retardation’ from the name of their chief caretaking agency

Retarded: PC police aim to banish word 'retard' in fed. government - The Hill

Politics | AJ

On the heels of Sarah Palin’s outrage over the use of the word, senators are preparing to eliminate all references in federal law to the terms ‘mental retardation’ and ‘mentally retarded individual’

Computer software decodes emotions over the phone - Discovery News

Tech | interns

An Israeli company called eXaudios has developed a computer program that decodes the human voice to identify a person’s emotional state.