02/06/14 03:45 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Relatives of a man who died after he collapsed across the street from a Washington fire station are calling for the firefighters involved in his case to be fired. Relatives of Medric Cecil Mills say several people asked firefighters for help after he collapsed on Jan. 25,...
By Kelly Cohen | 02/06/14 12:55 PM
A new NASA information technology program worth $2.5 billion has "significant problems," the agency's inspector general has found.
By Richard Pollock | 02/05/14 02:23 PM
The “very rocky start" for Obamacare's health care exchanges has hurt many federally financed health care co-ops, a co-op trade association leader plans to tell Congress on Wednesday. Janice S. VanRiper, the executive director of the National Alliance of State Health Co-ops, is giving the...
By Joan Lowy | 02/05/14 08:38 AM
Government investigators have found crude oil being transported from North Dakota's Bakken region was misclassified in samples taken from 11 out of 18 truck shipments en route to rail loading stations, federal transportation officials said Tuesday.
By Kelly Cohen | 02/04/14 02:13 PM
Serious digital vulnerabilities continue to nag the federal government, according to a new report from the minority staff of the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee. “Weaknesses in the federal government's own cybersecurity have put at risk the electrical grid, our...
02/04/14 08:24 AM
New C-27J Spartan cargo planes ordered by the U.S. Air Force are being delivered ... directly to a storage "boneyard" in the Arizona desert. There are reportedly nearly a dozen new Spartans sitting on the ramp at Davis-Monthan AFB in Tucson, AZ.
02/03/14 11:18 AM
RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina state leaders are once again embarking on a top-to-bottom review of state government. And once again, there's bound to be resistance to carry out changes. The General Assembly last summer gave Gov. Pat McCrory's administration $4 million through mid-2015 to...
02/03/14 11:07 AM
HOUSTON — A veteran government worker in Houston has been convicted of passport fraud for providing legal documents to people with fake paperwork. Prosecutors say Nyle Churchwell remains in custody pending sentencing at a date to be determined. He faces up to 20 years in prison after being...
02/03/14 10:58 AM
MONTPELIER, Vt. — It started with what seemed like a simple request: State Auditor of Accounts Doug Hoffer wanted an exemption from Vermont's public records law so he could protect the identities of state employees who report waste, fraud or abuse in their agencies. But as testimony unfolded...
02/03/14 10:53 AM
TRNETON, N.J. — A member of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration who has been subpoenaed in an alleged political payback investigation has resigned. Christina Genovese Renna left the governor's office Friday, the same day former Christie loyalist David Wildstein claimed to have...
02/03/14 10:49 AM
AUGUSTA, Maine — Maine advocates are asking lawmakers to order a new review of health care services in the state's correctional facilities. Groups including the Maine Prisoner Advocacy Coalition and the Maine Civil Liberties Union want the Office of Program Evaluation and Government...
02/03/14 10:43 AM
The two men, training last February in Maryland, were tied to a unit beset by poor leadership, low morale and major equipment failure.
02/03/14 10:42 AM
Wisconsin officials have nearly quadrupled the number of offenders released from state custody after they were committed as sexually violent persons.
02/03/14 10:39 AM
Willie Huerta, a suspended Milwaukee police detective, says stress of being investigated, arrested and strip-searched has left him unfit to serve.
By Kelly Cohen | 01/30/14 02:12 PM
Despite having controls in place to prevent improper health care tax credit claims, the Internal Revenue Service could be doing better, the agency's inspector general said. Though the IRS is usually able to identify false claims for Small Business Health Care Tax Credits by tax-exempt...
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