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Catching the Facts on Identity Theft

Source: Federal Trade Commission. Web: www.consumer.gov/idtheft/index.html . Identity theft occurs when someone uses your bank account number, Social Security number, credit card, or other pe…

Stolen Identity: A Consumer Nightmare

Source: Federal Trade Commission (FTC). A new type of criminal has emerged—one who can wreak havoc with your finances and credit and destroy your good reputation. It's relatively easy fo…

Jason Bourne

Jason Bourne is the fictional hero who first appeared in Robert Ludlum's 1980 book The Bourne Identity. Jason Bourne begins the book as an amnesiac with no knowledge of his identity; he slowly discov…

Matthew Cooper,

reporter for Time magazine, was held in contempt of court and jailed in August for refusing to name the government official who revealed to him the identity of an undercover CIA official, Val…

Dylan and Cole Sprouse

Identical twins Dylan and Cole Sprouse are the stars of the Disney Channel series The Suite Life of Zack and Cody. Born in Italy to American parents, they moved to southern California as infants and …

William Butler Yeats

William Butler Yeats was a towering figure in English literature at the turn of the 20th Century, not the least because of his poems and plays. Combining an immense knowledge of Irish folklore and Gae…

Caroline Paul

Caroline Paul is the author of Fighting Fire, a 1998 memoir about becoming one of San Francisco's first woman firefighters. A 1986 Stanford graduate and aspiring filmmaker, Paul took the firefighter'…

Michael J. Blassie,

Air Force lieutenant who was killed when his plane was shot down in South Vietnam in 1972, was identified in May as the Vietnam serviceman buried in the Tomb of the Unknown Soldiers in 1984.…

I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby,

Vice President Cheney's chief of staff, was indicted by a federal grand jury in October. He was charged with one count of obstruction of justice, two of perjury, and two of making false state…

Bob Woodward,

esteemed Washington Post reporter and author, revealed in November that he heard from a senior Bush administration official in June 2003 that Valerie Plame worked for the CIA. His testimony t…