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A new government watchdog report says environmental lawyers have collected millions of dollars in lawyers' fees from taxpayers by suing and winning cases against the Environmental Protection Agency.
Dear Sgt Shaft: I married my veteran husband after he had retired from the service. Would I retain my military ID and privileges following his death?
Beginning next month, health insurance companies must submit for state review any significant increases in the premiums they charge - offering a window into whether new regulations under President Obama's health care law will raise or lower health care costs.
A small piece of cloth stuck in a fuel line may be the reason a military communications satellite hasn't reached its planned orbit since it was launched in August, government auditors said Thursday.
Beware politicians whose legislation bears a grandiose title. You can be certain their schemes will accomplish the opposite of their purported intent. Such is the case with the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act signed into law one year ago today. The massive 2,300-page tome - commonly known as Dodd-Frank - promised to fix the financial system, streamline regulation and end bailouts. Like so much of President Obama's legislative achievements, this bill promised much, delivered little and cost a great deal.
Clinical psychologist Phil McGraw, known popularly as "Dr. Phil," urged a Senate committee Wednesday not to be "penny-wise and pound-foolish" in its renewing of the Violence Against Women Act.
The Department of Homeland Security and U.S. intelligence agencies are combing through some 750,000 visas of foreign visitors to find out if any remain in the United States and if they pose terrorism or other security risks.
The federal government's systems for analyzing Medicare and Medicaid data for possible fraud are inadequate and underused, making it more difficult to detect the billions of dollars in fraudulent claims paid out each year, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Transportation Security Administration spent $8 billion since the Sept. 11 attacks installing machines at airports to screen checked bags for explosives, but many of the systems are obsolete and need to be upgraded, according to congressional investigators.