Diner Owner Who Offers 'Dictator Obama' Breakfast Special Pleads Guilty In WELFARE FRAUD Case

US | Eric Owens
Syracuse police mugshot

Medicaid fraud to the tune of $23,354, prosecutors say

Michigan's Welfare Program Helpfully Offers Phone Assistance, All Forms IN ARABIC

US | Eric Owens
Dearborn Michigan sign in Arabic Getty Images/Farah Nosh

Michigan has been home to a critical mass of poor Arabic speakers for at least 15 years

French Jihadi Receives Welfare!

World | PG Veer
A member of jihadist group Al-Nusra Front stands in a street of the northern Syrian city of Aleppo on January 11, 2014. (Photo: Baraa Al-Halabi/AFP/Getty Images)

Wounded in Iraq, well-known French extremist receives government compensation

11 Surprising Things You Can Buy With Food Stamps

US | Hannah Bleau
Food Stamp Nutritional Assistance

Can’t afford pot? Not to worry

Illegals skate on 'public charge' rule in 'Gang of 8' bill

Politics | Caroline May
Undocumented Mexican immigrants walk through the Sonoran Desert after illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border border on January 19, 2011 into the Tohono O'odham Nation, Arizona. Getty Images.

Safety net ‘cannot possibly support everyone in the world who might want or need to rely on it’

Massachusetts welfare fraud: Mini-mart owner skimmed $30k per month - TheDC

US | David Martosko
Food Stamp Program

Massachusetts welfare fraud: Mini-mart owner skimmed $30k per month

Schwarzenegger bans welfare cards at psychics - AP

Business | admin

Gov. Arnold Schwarzeneger says welfare recipients can no longer use state-issued debit cards at medical marijuana shops, psychics and other businesses

Poland chooses successor of deceased president - AP

Business | admin

Komorowski win strengthens Polish government

A look at global economic developments - AP

Business | admin

Germany will cut welfare benefits, introduce new taxes and shed government jobs to save as much as 80 billion euros, or $96 billion, through 2014; The 16 nations that use the euro will lay out plans to cut public spending as they try to convince jittery markets that no more countries will need bailouts

Country-by-country look at Europe's debt crisis - AP

Business | admin

Here are thumbnail sketches of how some of the countries involved are faring — and what they’re doing to escape the crisis

European welfare state under fire from debt hawks - AP

Business | admin

Fiscal crises threaten Europe’s generous benefits