08/01/14 04:15 PM
A line of bicycles with a faulty front wheel and light fixture lenses that can shatter are among this week's recalled consumer products. Others include aquarium heaters and welding torch handles. Here's a more detailed look: BICYCLES DETAILS: 20-inch Avigo "Turn N Burn" youth bicycles with...
By Nathan Mehrens | 08/01/14 12:40 PM
Those who believed President Obama's promise that "transparency and the rule of law will be the touchstones of this presidency" should have been almost immediately dissuaded of this notion early in his administration.
08/01/14 12:00 PM
DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai is recalling more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems. The biggest of three recalls posted Friday by U.S. safety regulators is of 225,000 Santa Fe SUVs from 2001-2006 to replace front coil springs that can rust and crack in...
07/31/14 08:00 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Senior officials who oversaw construction of the $6.5 billion eastern span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge repeatedly and deliberately brushed off criticism about construction problems and sought to keep information secret as part of an "institutionalized, if...
07/31/14 09:01 AM
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese judicial panel has recommended that three former executives of the utility that operates the damaged Fukushima nuclear plant face criminal charges over their role in the disaster. A document released by the panel on Thursday showed it voted in favor of indicting...
07/30/14 05:45 PM
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee. The $130,200 fine against Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional...
07/30/14 05:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is underestimating the threat of a chemical attack on America's densely populated cities and has failed to inspect virtually all of the chemical facilities that it considers particularly vulnerable to terrorists, congressional investigators say. The yearlong...
By Blake Seitz | 07/30/14 02:11 PM
A series of emails sent in November 2012, when IRS targeting was still taking place, show Lois Lerner's contempt for conservative talk radio and what she calls "the whacko wing of the GOP."
By Kelly Cohen | 07/30/14 02:02 PM
Wikipedia may be sexist â€" and the federal government intends to spend more than $200,000 to find out why.
07/30/14 12:45 PM
DETROIT (AP) — A Texas lawyer has filed a lawsuit against General Motors on behalf of 658 people who were injured or killed in crashes allegedly caused by faulty ignition switches. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court in Manhattan in New York City names 29 people who were killed in...
By Richard Pollock | 07/29/14 08:29 PM
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau officials appear to be taking the unusual step of seeking to negate a critical employment report issued last spring and counter it with a new investigation.
By Kelly Cohen | 07/29/14 04:09 PM
With too little work and too much free time, paralegal employees at the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office were paid more than $5 million while doing nothing for four years.
By Richard Pollock | 07/29/14 11:16 AM
A code of silence is apparently in force among Democratic and liberal activists groups funded by Swiss billionaire Hansjorg Wyss, whose former company conducted illegal human experiments where three elderly patients died. None of the 10 organizations contacted by the Washington Examiner would...
07/28/14 05:44 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday it is proposing a $12 million civil fine against Southwest Airlines for failing to comply with safety regulations related to repairs on Boeing 737 jetliners. It is the second-largest fine the agency has proposed against an...
By Kelly Cohen | 07/28/14 02:22 PM
Hundreds of thousands of sophisticated U.S. military weapons given to the Afghan military are missing and may be in the hands of the Taliban, according to a government watchdog.
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