By Kelly Cohen | 07/13/14 12:40 PM
Thousands of nonprofit groups and small apartment buildings have been getting free city garbage service for the past decade when they shouldn't have been, according to a new Chicago inspector general's report and reporting by the Chicago Sun-Times.
07/13/14 11:15 AM
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — One of Gov. Chris Christie's top aides is scheduled to answer questions this week from lawmakers who are investigating traffic jams last year near the George Washington Bridge even as Christie tries to put any hint of scandal behind him. Regina Egea is to appear Thursday...
By Mark Flatten | 07/11/14 06:12 PM
Bonuses paid to top executives at the Department of Veterans Affairs who committed misconduct cannot be rescinded, an agency official testified Friday, in direct contradiction to what he told a different panel less than a month ago.
07/11/14 04:31 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating steering problems in about 500,000 Ford cars. The investigation covers 2004 to 2007 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis and Marauder models. NHTSA says a heat shield in the car can rust, dislodge and cause...
By Mark Flatten | 07/10/14 02:29 PM
He's jumped out of planes as an Army Ranger, climbed Mount Fuji -- just once, wisely -- and risen through the management ranks of a Fortune 500 company. Can Robert McDonald reform the VA?
By Mark Flatten | 07/09/14 09:18 AM
Cleaning up the scandal-ridden Department of Veterans Affairs will be the mission of Robert McDonald, an outsider and former Army Ranger with decades of high-level management experience in the private sector.
07/10/14 04:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — The Federal Trade Commission is suing Amazon over charges that the company has not done enough to prevent children from making unauthorized in-app purchases, according to a complaint filed Thursday in federal court. The move had been expected since last week, when Amazon said...
By Mark Flatten | 07/10/14 03:05 PM
A federal judge wants the IRS to make a sworn statement of how it lost Lerner's emails and what it can do to get them back. The IRS and Judicial Watch will also have to meet in September in front of a federal magistrate who is an expert on electronic records in the courts.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/10/14 01:34 PM
U.S. Investigations Services, the firm that vetted the NSA whistleblower and once saw one employee do 15,000 background checks in a single month, just landed a huge federal contract on immigration.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/10/14 10:21 AM
The 100 workers at the federal agency that runs Radio Marti and TV Marti are unhappy, an inspector general says.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/09/14 05:45 PM
The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has sued the government under the Freedom of Information Act to gain access to records about the investigation.
07/09/14 08:15 PM
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — At least two companies that received money from Gov. Scott Walker's chief economic development agency later outsourced jobs to foreign countries, WKOW-TV reported Wednesday. One of the companies received a second award from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation...
By Mark Tapscott | 07/09/14 05:18 PM
The embattled former IRS senior executive cautioned colleagues against including comments in official emails that might be seen by Congress.
07/09/14 04:46 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Tax credits for families that don't qualify. Medicare payments for treatments that might not be necessary. Unemployment benefits for people who are secretly working. Federal agencies reported making $100 billion in payments last year to people who may not have been entitled...
By Kevin McGill | 07/09/14 10:17 AM
Former New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for his conviction on bribery, money laundering and other corruption charges.
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