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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - Community Service
The bustle masks a paradox that researchers say is being replicated in cities across the country: "Chinatown," the neighborhood, is booming. Chinatown, the ethnic enclave that has preserved its identity and character in the heart of Washington, D.C., for eight decades, is not. If cultural, demographic and economic trends continue, urban analysts say, many classic American Chinatown districts may disappear altogether.
As Republicans press their investigation into the Internal Revenue Service, Democrats are trying to turn the focus to the Republican ties of the agency's chief investigator, Inspector General J. Russell George, whose May audit ignited the firestorm.
The InFocus Project, an photography initiative of a Montgomery County-based agency that serves children and adults living with autism, is part of the agency's supportive employment program and began three years ago when several of the adults "expressed an interest in the arts."
A senior Republican senator is determined to force the U.S. ambassador to the Czech Republic to give up his post over charges that the envoy misled Congress two years ago when he served as an adviser to President Obama.
The final 2011 spending deal that Congress released Tuesday bears the fingerprints of Democrats far more than Republicans, whose effort to slash the federal deficit was swamped by President Obama's tenacious defense of spending programs.
There's no chance the Senate is going to take up last week's House Republican budget cuts, yet it sent a loud, clear, muscular message to the other side of the Capitol that the Obama Democrats' spending-binge days are over.
A federal appeals court in Washington sided Tuesday with the Obama administration in the controversial firing of Gerald Walpin, the former internal watchdog of the Corporation for National and Community Service.
Voter surveys, the Tea Party movement and public demonstrations across the land make it clear Americans think something major is wrong in this country. Not to worry, the federal government is spending your cash to pay so-called volunteers to collect data to assess civic health. That's hardly what the doctor ordered.
A legal defense fund set up for Sarah Palin when she was Alaska governor was illegal, an investigator for the state Personnel Board said Thursday.
Volunteering remains steady despite the recession, a new report has found. And guess who and what are fueling the steady pace. If you guessed young adults and their can-do attitude and American spirit, you hit both nails on the head.
The inspector general President Obama fired last month filed a lawsuit Friday to get his job back, claiming the firing was politically motivated and broke a 2008 law governing how watchdogs can be dismissed.
The Obamas help pack 'em up
An extensive undercover federal drug investigation ended yesterday with the arrest of 96 persons, including 75 students, on the San Diego State University campus on charges they sold or purchased cocaine, marijuana and Ecstasy.
The spirit of volunteerism is thriving in the heartland but not so much on the coasts.