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- U.S., China race to finish line on ‘invisibility cloak’
- Obama ‘cavalier’ in hiding foreign aid order, judge rules
- Prince Charles: Muslims are driving Christians from Mideast through persecution
- Gitmo’s first commander: Close the prison down
- Google’s newest photography find: Just wink and shoot
- Detroit’s Heidelberg art project hit by 8 fires in 8 months
- Pa. police pull people over for random DNA tests for feds
- NASA pushing hard to get back into space game
- Harvard student to face federal charges for bomb hoax
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The news last week that federal authorities had to release 2,837 convicted sex offenders back onto the streets has renewed focus on a Supreme Court case that requires the government to release immigrants whose home countries won't take them back.
There is still time for a free-market alternative
The Pentagon and Congress' investigative arm are sparring over the location of the military's newest geographic command.
Only last-minute defunding can prevent a health care disaster
Government investigators say more than half of Americans Indians and Alaskan Natives — "hundreds of thousands" of them — will be eligible for benefits tied to Obamacare, but federal officials are not doing enough to link them with coverage options that kick in next year.
If you didn't do a job, would you still get paid? That's what federal investigators fear is happening at the Veterans Affairs Department's network of health care providers, with the government paying millions of dollars for work that might not be getting done, or giving thousands to doctors who leave in the middle of surgery or make patients wait for hours.
As firefighters battle a spectacular blaze raging across Yosemite National Park, the Interior Department is trying to put out a fire of a different sort: criticism from Congress' main watchdog that officials have failed for years to plan properly for replacing the government's decrepit, undersized fleet of 50-year-old firefighting aircraft.
Strong Castle, a company headed by a former military prep-school student who never served in the armed forces, won Internal Revenue Service contracts potentially worth more than $500 million reserved for companies owned by disabled veterans.
A program that helps pay poor Americans' housing bills so they can look for work has doled out more than $100 million each year, but it has no way of telling whether the aid helped improve the recipients' employment opportunities.