By Michal Conger | 04/16/14 05:26 PM
Federal agencies have little data on the costs and benefits of environmental reviews required by the National Environmental Policy Act, even though thousands of projects requiring the reviews are high-profile and expensive, according to a new report by the Government Accountability Office....
04/16/14 09:28 AM
Controversy has surrounded Florida State star quarterback Jameis Winston since December 2012, when a freshman at the school reported being raped by a stranger near a popular Tallahassee bar.
04/15/14 08:00 PM
DETROIT (AP) — As General Motors shows off its newest cars and trucks in New York this week, analysts are watching for signs that consumers are shying away from the ones sitting on dealer lots. Many expect GM sales to take a hit from a mishandled recall of small cars, though it's unclear when...
By Mark Tapscott | 04/15/14 03:20 PM
NFL players have Most Valuable Player awards. Major League Baseball players strive for Cy Youngs and Gold Gloves. For journalists, it's the Pulitzer. Every year, when Pulitzers are announced, most of them are awarded to big corporate media outlets with huge staffs and budgets devoted...
By Kathryn Watson | 04/15/14 12:25 PM
Local police know exactly where my car has been — and when — during the past few months. They could have the same information — or more — about you.
By Luke Rosiak | 04/15/14 11:56 AM
A federal planning group has delivered what could be a fatal blow to the Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Commission's controversial design for honoring the former president and World War II hero. Nine full-time, taxpayer-funded employees and a board of aging political leaders have spent the...
By Michal Conger | 04/15/14 11:49 AM
Nearly $200 million in U.S. tax dollars and five years of effort to fight corruption in Afghanistan's customs system may be "irrevocably lost" when the U.S. leaves the country, according to a new report by an internal government watchdog.
By Kelly Cohen | 04/15/14 11:10 AM
An information technology program pushed by the Department of Energy is going over budget and past deadline, the agency's inspector general has found.
04/14/14 10:00 AM
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Canada's tax agency says the ID numbers of roughly 900 people were stolen from its systems, which were left vulnerable by a computer bug called "Heartbleed." The Canada Revenue Agency blocked public access to its online services for several days last week until it...
By Associated Press | 04/14/14 09:38 AM
Two Republican congressmen, Spencer Bachus and Walter Jones, say the Justice Department inspector general's office is declining to look into a complaint by a businesswoman whose identity was leaked to the news media after she reported to the FBI that she was the victim of a cyberstalker.
By Associated Press | 04/14/14 09:27 AM
The state auditor of accounts plans to review the troubled implementation of Vermont's health care exchange website, which has been criticized for being slow and not allowing users to correct mistakes.
04/14/14 09:03 AM
(articles.baltimoresun.com) Federal investigators and unions are raising concerns about safety in small field offices scattered across the country, where federal employees at the IRS, Social Security Administration and other agencies are more likely to interact with the public.
By Washington Examiner Staff Reports | 04/14/14 09:02 AM
(www.greenvilleonline.com) South Carolina's cyber security agency is warning other state agencies about a software bug that experts say could create havoc on websites using a certain type of secure connection.
04/14/14 09:02 AM
(www.businessweek.com) Documents released in an investigation into an ignition switch flaw on some General Motors cars have shed new light on the government’s decision not to act even as evidence of the fault now linked to 13 deaths was building.
By Associated Press | 04/14/14 08:52 AM
The state Department of Transportation has launched an investigation into how the Pinellas Suncoast Transit Authority spent public money to educate voters about an expanded bus system and light rail project called Greenlight Pinellas.
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