12/05/13 10:56 AM
A federal grand jury in Miami has returned no charges after looking into U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez's dealings with a West Palm Beach doctor and political donor, but its probe of alleged influence-peddling isn't over.
12/05/13 10:27 AM
(gazette.com) Congressman Doug Lamborn is pushing a plan that would cut federal programs including Social Security, Medicare and crop insurance subsides by $30 billion a year so defense spending can be increased. Read more at...
12/05/13 10:00 AM
(swampland.time.com) When the House voted in September to cut $40 billion from the federal food-stamp program over 10 years, all but 15 Republicans supported the measure while not a single Democrat did so. But according to a TIME analysis of county-by-county food-stamp-enrollment data compiled by...
12/05/13 09:55 AM
The Transportation Security Administration plans — for now — to supplement its budget with the more than $530,000 in change passengers left in plastic bins at security checks in 2012.
12/05/13 09:29 AM
A court filing shows the wide-ranging investigation has spanned eight states and eight Asian countries.
12/04/13 11:38 AM
The panel appointed by New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said it had found possible sham nonprofit groups funded with public money and businesses using campaign donations to influence laws.
12/03/13 11:35 PM
(www.mysanantonio.com) The IRS can impose severe financial penalties on San Antonio billionaire B.J. "Red" McCombs and a business partner over what it called a sham tax shelter, the Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
12/03/13 08:53 AM
Could spies and terrorists be casing the gates and lurking inside the electronic bowels of San Diego's South Bay International Wastewater Treatment Plant, preparing to strike at the drop of a keystroke? That's at least a possibility, based on findings contained in a heavily redacted audit of the...
12/03/13 08:52 AM
(cironline.org) In 2010, a California developmental center nursing assistant was accused of stomping a patient unconscious. After delays and shoddy investigations, no one has been charged and the facility has not been penalized.
12/03/13 08:49 AM
Bluffdale agreed to sell water to the National Security Agency at a rate below its own guidelines and the Utah average in order to secure the contract and spur economic development in the town, according to records and interviews. The deal could mean savings of hundreds of thousands of dollars a...
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