06/25/14 06:30 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — A vocal Republican lawmaker called Wednesday for Gov. Pat Quinn to testify before a legislative commission over a scandal-plagued anti-violence program the same day a published report showed the Quinn initiative gave money to a nonexistent program that claimed to help former...
06/25/14 12:45 PM
The Supreme Court's Monday ruling on greenhouse gas regulation may be the primary topic of conversation at the Environmental Protection Agency, but this is a close No. 2.
06/25/14 05:02 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government is considering whether to sue banks and other mortgage servicers to recover its losses from alleged insurance kickbacks that may have cost government-controlled mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac hundreds of millions of dollars, according to an internal...
06/24/14 09:30 PM
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fifteen doctors, pharmacists and others medical professionals in Southern California have been charged in a $25 million workers' compensation scam that prosecutors say was linked to the death of a baby. Recently unsealed indictments allege that Kareem Ahmed, who heads the...
06/24/14 04:45 PM
NEW YORK (AP) — A senior partner at a New York accounting firm pleaded guilty to criminal charges Tuesday in a cooperation deal with the government, saying he unwittingly played a role in financier Bernard Madoff's "horrific and evil Ponzi scheme." The firm executive, Paul Konigsberg, pleaded...
06/24/14 04:15 PM
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Few of the U.S. Department of Energy workers who are helping build a plant to treat the most dangerous radioactive wastes at a nuclear site in Washington state feel they can openly challenge management decisions, according to a report obtained Tuesday by The Associated...
By Associated Press | 06/23/14 07:58 AM
Seven U.S. Postal Service employees are facing their first court appearances in a Connecticut fraud and larceny case.
By Verena Dobnik | 06/16/14 08:36 AM
NEW YORK — Ines Moore stirs awake nearly every night to an unmistakable, skin-crawling sound: rats skittering around her apartment in the dark. Sticky traps scattered around the tidy, fifth-floor walkup yield as many as three rats a night, what she believes is just a fraction of the invading...
By Matthew Daly | 06/09/14 11:16 AM
The Veterans Affairs Department says more than 57,000 patients are still waiting for initial medical appointments at VA hospitals and clinics 90 days or more after requesting them. An additional 64,000 who enrolled in the VA health care system over the past 10 years have never had appointments.
By Associated Press | 06/09/14 09:09 AM
RICHMOND, Va. — State data show fewer people are shopping for doctors in Virginia to illegitimately obtain prescription drugs.
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