- New prosthetic hand technology lets amputees feel again
- Child killed, 4 injured in Idaho elementary school bus crash
- Obama downplays IRS scandal, blames Obamacare rollout on ‘outdated’ agencies
- Pregnancies decline overall, up among older women
- Pentagon plans to destroy Syrian chemical arms on ship at sea
- Paris Metro issues ‘politeness manual’ to improve passengers’ behavior
- Justin Bieber, crew detained at Australian airport in drug search
- Lee Rigby trial: Muslim who machete-hacked soldier calls it ‘humane’ kill
- GM ending Chevy sales in Europe to focus on Opel and Vauxhall
- Putin’s diplomats to U.S. busted for living high life off $1.5M bilked from Medicaid
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A congressional committee has given the federal government a below-average C-minus grade on its ability to track basic information about the processing of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests it receives, according to a report released Thursday
Add Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz to the list of those who somehow think the economy just hasn't had enough stimulus from Washington. Writing in the Financial Times Monday, Mr. Stiglitz argued that if only the federal government had spent more, unemployment numbers would be a lot lower and the economic growth rates would be a lot higher.
Statistics, they say, is the art of torturing numbers until they confess. If so, they must have a rack built somewhere in the White House.
At least it's a dry heat.
A corporate engineer who fawned over a female subordinate was found guilty but mentally ill Thursday of fatally shooting the woman's husband in an ambush outside a suburban Atlanta preschool.
A federal judge has blocked Prince William County's pursuit of information on the more than 4,000 criminal illegal immigrants the county has turned over to Immigration and Customs Enforcement since implementing its controversial crackdown in 2007.
Washington has wrongly made taxpayers foot the bill for thousands of egregious projects - treadmills for shrimp, Jell-O-wrestling in Antarctica, a "Bridge to Nowhere" - but funding lobbyists to advocate for higher taxes, costly regulations and more egregious projects on the taxpayer's dime is out-of-control government spending at its worst.
The federal government set a new monthly record deficit of $232 billion in February and has notched a total of $581 billion in the first five months of the fiscal year, according to the Treasury Department's official count released Monday.