By Mark Flatten | 12/12/13 10:56 AM
The Department of Veterans Affairs' inspector general continues to find high rates of mistakes in claims it reviews, and an independent examination of VA decisions done by the American Legion identified errors in more than half the cases.
By Mark Flatten | 12/09/13 07:46 PM
Islamic advocacy groups with hidden agendas and historic ties to radical organizations are dictating how the FBI and other federal agencies combat terrorism, a watchdog group alleges in a new report. The recent purge of counter-terror training documents to remove references that might offend...
By Mark Flatten | 12/04/13 08:54 AM
Patients at Department of Veterans Affairs hospitals are not being adequately protected from doctors who have histories of providing substandard treatment, according to a new report from the Government Accountability Office.
By Mark Flatten | 12/03/13 01:31 PM
Doctors at the Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in San Francisco routinely renewed prescriptions for narcotic painkillers for patients they had never seen, according to a report from the agency's inspector general. The IG also found sloppy record-keeping and failure to follow protocols...
By Mark Flatten | 11/25/13 02:55 PM
A photo of President Obama in a turban and cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad that led to terrorist plots against the Danish newspaper that published them are among documents purged from FBI counter-terrorism training materials, new disclosures from the agency show.
By Mark Flatten | 11/14/13 01:31 PM
A stint at a military prep school would no longer qualify people for a federal bidding preference reserved for disabled veterans under a bipartisan bill now before Congress. Reps. Darrell Issa, R-Calif., and Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., teamed up on a measure to require actual military service to...
By Mark Flatten | 11/11/13 05:24 AM
Phil Lindley would seem like the last guy who would get stuck in the unending bureaucracy of Department of Veterans Affairs appeals. Yet he’s been fighting his way up and down the appeals ladder since 1997, trying to resolve a disability claim related to back injuries he received in a...
By Mark Flatten | 11/07/13 03:50 PM
Federal officials have filed new fraud and conspiracy charges against the former head of Department of Veterans Affairs medical centers in Cleveland and Dayton, who is accused of taking bribes from businesses seeking more than $1 billion in agency contracts. William D. Montague, 61, took...
By Mark Flatten | 11/06/13 05:15 AM
Dozens of Department of Homeland Security employees spend at least half of their time working for labor unions instead of taxpayers while still drawing full salaries, according to a new data obtained by the Washington Examiner.
By Mark Flatten | 10/30/13 02:58 PM
John Sepulveda, the top Department of Veterans Affairs official implicated in planning a pair of extravagant training conferences in 2011, invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination and refused to answer questions during a congressional hearing Wednesday.
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