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Truth is trending on the Veritas News Network! VNN is an online publication featuring the news and is dedicated to in-depth investigative reporting with a consumer advocacy focus. Our Managing Editor is a veteran investigative journalist who has won dozens of awards. Several categories of news are featured on the Veritas News Network include Citizen Journalism, Consumer News, Ripoffs and Scams, Consumer Advocacy, World News, US News, Crime, Economic News, Editorial and Opinion, Education, Health & Science, Human Rights, Investigative Reports, Investing, Legal News, Money, Personal Finance, Op-Ed, Politics, Technology, and Travel. Stories explored at depth on the Veritas News Network in our Citizen Journalism section include The New Democracy of News, Citizen Journalists: Rights, Risks, and Responsibilities, Whistleblower: The US Army and its Internal Culture War, Information Overload: Social Sharing and the Surrender of Privacy, and Unspoken Border Issues. Topics investigated on VNN in our Consumer News section include Consumer Protection Financial Bureau (CPFB) Tackles Mandatory Arbitration Clauses, State Farm Lloyd's to Refund $352 Million to Texas Homeowners, Does Homeowner Insurance Cover Frozen Water Pipes?, Appealing Arbitration Awards, Only 6% of Consumers Win Credit Card Arbitration, Before You Sign: Read the Fine Print, Arbitration: Attorneys General Speak Out, Changing Your Social Security Number, FTC Issues Follow-Up Study on Credit Report Accuracy, Online Payday Lending Companies to Pay $21 Million to Settle FTC Charges, and Operators of Scheme Targeting Hispanic Consumers Banned by Federal Trade Commission. Featured topics on VNN in our Opinion-Editorial (Op-Ed) section include The Secrets of Arbitration, The ABC's of Arbitration, The Fourth Estate: Media Ethics Disappear, Arbitration Undermines Homebuyers in Las Vegas Luxury Condos, Rolling Stone Raises Questions About Journalism Ethics, Immigration and Ferguson: A Country Divided, Tax Lien Investment Company PIP West Responds to Criticism, Is Your Local News A Scripted Fraud?, and Are Tax Lien Investments the Latest Real Estate Ripoff? Stories examined on VNN in our Investigative Reports section include Forced Arbitration: The End of Class Action?, Dying to Drink: College Binge Drinking Proves Fatal, Wrongful Convictions: The High Price of Justice Denied, Net Neutrality Sparks Protest, Facebook Claims Messenger 'Privacy Invasion' is False, Media Credentials: Crossing the Line, Student Loan Debt: Too Big to Fix?, No Legal Recourse for Lost Home: Texas Bar Dismissed Complaint, Citizen Journalism: Understanding the Freedom of Information Act, Arbitration: A Cheaper Alternative to Court?, Arbitration: An Unfair Advantage, Veterinarian Malpractice: Your Computer May Be Worth More Than Your Pet, Man Made Skies: Geoengineering for Climate Change?, Cyber-Stalkers: Online Predators Pose Offline Challenges, Protect Yourself Against ID Theft: The Laws May Not, The Fourth Estate: Shield Law, New Technology Beats Domestic Snooping, Gift Cards: Holiday Favorites But Susceptible to Scammers, Can the NCAA Adapt to Impending Change: Inside the Future of College Sports, NCAA: College Football's Supervisors Set to Collect Big on Bowl Games. Stories covered by VNN in our Human Rights Watch section include Citizen Journalism: Understanding Rights and Responsibilities, Raising the Shield: Free Flow of Information Act, From World's Policeman to Police State, Online Privacy in the Age of Everyday 'Big Brothers', Victims of Human Trafficking Hide in Plain Sight in Pennsylvania, Searching For Justice: Inmate's Death Caused by Jailers, Arbitration: Fair or A Scam Against The Public?, Officer Identified in Garner Killing: Death Ruled A Homicide, Lawsuit Alleges Southwest Airlines Secretly Records Calls. Topics explored on VNN in our Legal section include Civil Forfeiture: Policing For Profit Violates Civil Rights, Blind Justice: Arbitrators Have Immunity From Lawsuits, Herbalife Settles Class Action for $15 Million, Online Dating Service Fined by FTC for Fake Profile Scheme, New York Cracks Down on Portfolio Recovery Associates, Debt Collectors: Harassing the Elderly, FTC Approves Final Order Settling Charges Against Snapchat, TracFone Settles FTC Complaint for $40 Million, Exoneration of the Wrongfully Convicted Reaches Record High, Wells Fargo and JP Morgan Loan Officers Accused of Taking Kickbacks, Chimpanzee Loses Bid for Habeas Corpus, Sony Settles False Advertising Claim with the Federal Trade Commission, Civil Forfeiture: Bank Accounts and More At Risk, Municipalities Take Big Pharma to Court, Slander Suit Reinstated Against Boeheim and Syracuse University, Facebook Sues Paul Ceglia's Lawyers, Federal Trade Commission Halts Online Credit Score Scheme. Featured topics on VNN in our Education section include The Hidden Face of Student Loan Debt, College Crime Transparency Required Under Federal Law, Colleges Cut Student Work Hours to Avoid Healthcare Costs, No Easy Fix: Death, Taxes, and Student Loan Debt. Stories reported on VNN in our Investing, Ripoffs & Scams, Health & Science, and Money sections include New York Attorney General Sues Over Fraudulent Mortgage Scheme, Tax Lien Investing, R&J Consulting: Another Scam Debt Collector?, Arbitration 101: How it Impacts the Everyday Consumer, Phone Scammers Target Microsoft Users, Scammed Real Estate Investor Continues Fight for Justice, 43 Million Americans Strapped With Medical Debt, Feds Hope to Spur Struggling Housing Market, Monsanto Blamed for Decline of Monarch Butterflies, Obscure Law Shields Vaccine Manufactures from Liability: National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Pays Out Billions, Ebola: Playing the Race Card, House Republicans Call for Ebola Travel Ban, McDonald's Aims to Debunk Pink Slime, Plastic, and Rot-Fail Myths, New Jersey Issues Mandatory Ebola Quarantine for NBC News Crew, Stanford Researchers Unlock the Peanut Allergy in DNA, Smartphone Apps: The Future of Health, New Healthcare Law Redefines 'Insurance', New Nutrition Science Means New Food Labels, New Cholesterol Guidelines Take Aim at Heart Attacks and Strokes. Featured US News, Politics, and Tech stories on VNN include Dropbox Denies Breach: Claims Cloud Service Wasn't Hacked, DEA Sued For Creating Fake Facebook Account in Drug Sting, Brinksmanship Continues Between President Obama and GOP, Kmart Added to List of Data Breaches, American Arbitration Association Launches New Consumer Rules, Jimmy Johns and Dairy Queen Added to LIst of Data Breaches, Center for Immigration Studies: Immigrant Families Benefit Significantly from Obamacare, Dali Lama Protesters Take to New York City Streets, Is Uber Saving Lives?, Sales Tax Could Be Coming to Online Purchases, Runaway Afghanistan Soldiers Seek Asylum, Fighting the Penalty of Free Speech, Detroit Bankruptcy: Michigan Governor Testifies, Congress to Speaker Boehner: Cancel Recess, eBay Seeks to Dismiss Data Breach Lawsuit, Apple's Watch: Connecticut AG Questions Health Privacy, Hotel Owners Seek Ability to Block Guest WiFi Access, FCC to Vote on Net Neutrality, Dread Pirate Roberts: The Lord of the Silk Road Confounds Expectations, Wal-Mart Claims Tracy Morgan is Responsible For His Injuries. Apple Won't Turn Over Data for Most iPhones Even With Search Warrant. Concise 'News Briefs' on a diversity of topics include Presidential Plan to Raise Capital Gains Taxes, Hershey's Launches Chocolate Way on Britain, FCC Regulates Internet Service as a Utility, New Jersey Supreme Court Says Arbitration Terms Must Be Clear, Wal-Mart Settles NY False Advertising Case, Air Marshal Whistleblower Case Headed to Supreme Court, Casinos Crumbling: Grim News for Gamblers, Price-Fixing in the German Beer Industry, Can Obamacare Succeed Without Young Adults?, Judge Rules NSA Tactics Unconstitutional, Carnival Offers Glimpse Into Shipboard Crime, Israel Ready For Unilateral Action Against Iran, Gay Marriage Legalized in New Jersey, and $100 Million Charity Fraud Case Begins in Ohio. Storied featured in VNN's Economy & Investing category include Minimum Wage: Coming to a State Near You, Chinese Tycoon Fails to Buy the New York Times, Buying Social Media Credibility, Netflix CEO Salary Is Worth Every Penny, Fast Food Workers Demand Higher Pay, Twitter Goes Public With a High Profile IPO, SAC Capital Advisors Hit WIth largest Insider Trading Fine Ever, US Citizens Renouncing Citizenship in Record Numbers, and Lukewarm Bipartisan Budget Bill Nears Approval. Topics explored and investigated at depth on VNN include the American Arbitration Association, arbitration, arbitration clause, Ebola, Federal Trade Commission, Obamacare, arbitrator, Palms Place, Facebook, mandatory arbitration, data hacking, President Barack Obama, Target, data breach, social media, Apple, Twitter, FCC, ripoff, AAA, class action lawsuit, CDC, government shutdown, President Obama, Edward Snowden, scams, citizen journalism, student loan debt, NY, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, Rolling Stone, FTC, Congress, China, tax liens, FBI, whistleblower, identity theft, illegal immigration, consumer rights, wrongful conviction, forced arbitration, Federal Arbitration Act, arbitration agreement, false advertising, Home Depot, IRS, UVA, John Boehner, Google, New Jersey, iPhone, Microsoft, government health care, smart watch, Samsung, Sony, Social Security, Affordable Care Act, McDonalds, expatriates, communist party, PIP Group, tax lien scam, PIP group scam, Amazon, minimum wage, climate change, NCAA, ESPN, college football, Bowl Championship Series, NSA, NBC, Netflix, health apps, YouTube, selfie, internet privacy, phishing, scammer, New York Times, Texas, Supreme Court, cyber security, First Amendment, 1st Amendment, JP Morgan Chase, DHS, shield law, CNN, mainstream media, privacy, real estate scam, income property investing, journalist, DHS, Department of Homeland Security, conflict of interest, arbitrators, Palms Casino, Palms Place condos, wrongful imprisonment, consumer protection, confidentiality clause, binding arbitration, arbitration fees, terms of service, FCC, Federal Communication Commission, broadband, Wal-Mart, New York State Attorney General, Las Vegas, House of Representatives, Washington State, Greenspun Corporation, Greenspun vs Stephens Media, Do Not Call Registry, privacy policy, public citizen, Jimmy John's, security breach, Kmart, Neiman Marcus, Amazon Prime, LP, White House, Dairy Queen, travel ban, West Africa, South Carolina Department of Health, New York State Court of Appeals, healthcare costs, civil forfeiture, journalism ethics, debt collection, payday loans, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, CFPB, net neutrality, Arizona State University, telemarketing scheme, JAMS, Construction SuperConference 2014, inheritance tax, Android, real estate, science, capital gains tax, property tax foreclosure, Washington DC, Tropical Storm Karen, Hurricane Karen, hurricane season, Gulf of Mexico, health care website, online health insurance enrollment, Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, Tony Romo, Peyton Manning, Gravity, George Clooney, Sandra Bullock, box office, furlough, weight loss, eating disorders, charity fraud, US News, Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve Chairman, nomination, HP, cloud computing, Speaker Boehner, debt ceiling, Mississippi, gay marriage, Governor Christie,, healthcare computer problems, Health and Human Services, convention, AMC series, zombie apocalypse, 3D Mapping, monument mapping, iPad Air, MacBook Pro, Mavericks OS, NSA leaks, cell phone surveillance, Charlie Crist, Florida, governor race, Democrat, Republican, Saudi Arabia, women driving, religious clerics, equal rights, Michael Jackson, Conrad Murray, Cuban Embargo, UN General Assembly, Blue Cross Blue Shield, John F. Kennedy, health insurance, health care plan, iWatch, Space Shuttle, NASA, Dream Chaser, Sierra-Nevada Corporation, cost of living, Supplemental Security Income, COLA, inflation, NSA leaker, Germany, Angela Merkel, cell phone spying, Half Moon Reef, oyster reef restoration, Nature Conservancy, LAX, Los Angeles International Airport, Reliant Center, Eighth Wonder of the World, Cuban capitalism, insurance cancellations, recovered art, Munich, tax, hedge fund, insider trading, SAC Capital Advisors, Toronto, IPO, stock market, Iran, Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, iPad, Galaxy tablet, Steve Jobs, parental rights, tallest building, internet censorship, information superhighway, DC Federal Court, HSBC, best place to expatriate, Thailand, new cholesterol guidelines, American Heart Association, statin drugs, typhoon, Philippines, relief efforts, Prince Charles, Queen Elizabeth, heir apparent, monarchy, renouncing citizenship, overseas tax shelter, population control, national consumer law report, foreclosure crisis, Guantanamo Bay, detainees, war on terror, Gitmo, Cuba, Harry Reid, Senate rule change, end the nominee filibuster, Detroit bankruptcy, New York Highway Patrol, unmarked police SUV, cellphone use while driving, hands free laws,, ripoff report, non-disparagement clause, Japan and China disagreement, Nobel Prize, medicine, cell transportation, censorship, suppression, millennials, unemployed, unemployment rate, Generation Y, drone delivery, Jeff Bezos,, 60 Minutes, Carnival Cruise Line, onboard crime rates, cruise industry, Royal Caribbean, Norwegian Cruise Line, solar panels, alternative energy, peak electricity usage, William Rockefeller, train derailment, Metro North Railroad, NTSB investigation, train crash, Nelson Mandela, South Africa, apartheid, Nobel, fast food strike, protest, Kim Jung Un, North Korea, Worker's Party, Global Warming, IPCC, Oxford, climatologist, consumer scams, Federal Arbitration Act of 1925, Arbitration Fairness Act of 2011, college sports, ripoffs, pay for athletics, athletic scholarships, college basketball, condo scams, Las Vegas real estate scams, housing bubble, Interstate Land Sales Full Disclosure Act, The Cosmopolitan, class action lawsuit, Paul Ryan, budget deal, financial crisis, telephone records collection, metadata, NSA, spying, Patriot Act, UPS, BCS, SEC, Big12, Big10, ACC, Conan O'Brien, local news scripted, ABC, CBS, FOX, health care, insurance premiums, Reed Hastings, S&P, S&P500, salary, Dreamworks, House of Cards, Orange is the New Black, streaming video, television, TellSpec, FitStar, Fitbit, Jawbone, wearable tech, Manhattan, New York City condo, click farms, buying clicks, webcam hacking, cyber-life, RAT, remote administration tool, Miss Teen USA, gift cards, holiday, credit card fraud, debit card fraud, employee theft, gun violence, Americans for Responsible Solutions, Arizona shooting, skydive, Salem, Massachusetts, restraining order, NYT, New York Times, NYC, New York City, Citi Bike, German beer, price fixing, Bitburger, media ethics, Fourth Estate, Benghazi, CIA, World Series of Poker, illegal gambling, poker games, Russia, United States, Winter Olympics, security, black widow, FDA, food guidelines, new food labels, nutrition information, federal minimum wage, low paying jobs, legislation, election year, State of the Union, PIP West, Platinum Investment Properties Group, Football, Superbowl, Denver Broncos, Seattle Seahawks, Texas, life support, Child Protective Services, CARE, DNA, gene, epigenetic, Stanford, peanut allergies, autoimmune, Air Marshal, leaking information, Mount Olive School District, school bus, retaliation, National Security Agency, domestic spying, PRISM, secure apps, BlackPhone, encryption, Flappy Bird, app store, game app, cyber security, online security, credit card theft, Federal Shield Law, Wikileaks, America police state, militarized police, cyber bullying, cyberstalking, cyber harassment, social media abuse, online harassment, stalking, finance industry, Great Depression, Great Recession, MRAP, TSA, TSA groping, TSA pat down, DHS ammo purchase, warrior cop, human trafficking, Pennsylvania, forced labor, TIP Report, National Human Trafficking Resource Center, The Human Trafficking Prioritization Act, Trafficking Victims Protection Act of 2000, geoengineering, agriculture, environment, sustainability, journalist ethics, Syria, user community, news professional, Mood Manipulation Experiment, sharing, sharing economy, emotional contagion, person

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