By Kelly Cohen | 08/18/14 03:04 PM
President Obama has claimed since his first day in the Oval Office that his administration would be "the most transparent" in history.
By Mark Flatten | 08/15/14 10:43 AM
After years of missed warning signs by VA doctors, a Pennsylvania veteran's prostate cancer has gone from treatable to terminal. The first in a five-part series.
By Richard Pollock | 08/17/14 04:00 PM
A joint U.S. and Guatemalan anti-narcotics aviation program is in trouble after less than a year in operation due to chronic non-payment of a key contractor by the Central American government.
08/17/14 01:45 PM
WESTON, Vt. (AP) — The whistleblower who spurred a state investigation of the 1971 Attica prison uprising is still on the case four decades later. Ex-prosecutor Malcolm Bell, now 82 and retired to the Green Mountains of Vermont, recently filed papers in support of opening long-sealed...
By Will Weissert | 08/15/14 06:08 PM
A grand jury indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry on Friday on charges of abusing the powers of his office by carrying out a threat to veto funding for state prosecutors investigating public corruption.
08/15/14 03:15 PM
More than 150,000 smoke alarms that can fail to alert consumers when a fire occurs are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include potentially faulty space heaters. Here's a more detailed view: SMOKE ALARMS DETAILS: ESL and Interlogix brand 400/500 series smoke detectors...
08/15/14 01:00 PM
MIAMI (AP) — Gov. Rick Scott says he won't reinstate Michael Pizzi as mayor of Miami Lakes despite his acquittal on federal corruption charges because the office is already occupied. Miami Lakes voters elected Wayne Slaton mayor in an October 2013 special election held after Pizzi was indicted...
08/14/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The IRS failed to do background checks on some private contractors who handled confidential taxpayer information, exposing more than a million taxpayers to an increased risk of fraud and identity theft, a government investigator said Thursday. In one case, the IRS gave a...
08/14/14 04:45 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — State regulators voted Thursday to penalize Southern California Edison $24.5 million for safety violations uncovered after a 2011 windstorm left 440,000 customers without lights and a power line failure electrocuted three family members. The California Public Utilities...
08/14/14 03:15 PM
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A worker wrongly put parts coated with flammable materials into an electric oven before it exploded at a Pennsylvania factory, killing a visiting employee, federal workplace safety officials said. The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed the...
By Kelly Cohen | 08/14/14 10:16 AM
Poker chips, golf towels, yo-yos and teddy bears, for starters, according to documents newly made public.
By Luke Rosiak | 08/13/14 04:23 PM
It's the most inexplicable paradox in politics: Americans revile Congress and its inhabitants, yet are voting the same individuals into office far longer than at any time in the nation's history.
08/13/14 07:30 PM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A federal judge has granted final approval of a $48.1 million class-action settlement for Louisiana residents affected by a 37-acre sinkhole that opened two years ago has been swallowing land ever since. U.S. District Judge Jay Zainey said Wednesday there were no objections...
08/12/14 05:45 PM
WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) — Federal inspectors cited the state's nuclear plant on Tuesday for three minor safety violations, including a worker who inhaled radioactive material. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission said it found three violations of "very low safety significance" in a quarterly...
By Luke Rosiak | 08/12/14 10:59 AM
Information on how many food stamp dollars are redeemed at which stores has long been deemed a "trade secret" by a U.S. Department of Agriculture that critics believe views large retailers, not taxpayers, as its clientele.
By Paul Bedard | 08/29/14
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