A former San Francisco computer engineer convicted of locking other city officials out of the city's network has been ordered to pay nearly $1.5 million in restitution.
D.C. Council votes today on court-ordered subpoenas in Gray probe; D.C. Council member urges scrapping 6 of mayor's 13 tax- or fee-increase proposals; Va.'s low unemployment triggers end to some jobless benefits; Defense cuts hitting private sector; O'Malley at potential odds with environmental supporters; Police: Driver in Olney wreck smelled like alcohol
The U.S. Postal Service will default on billions of dollars in workers' compensation and retiree health payments and could have trouble making payroll without help from Congress, U.S. Postmaster General Patrick Donahoe warned the Senate on Tuesday.
D.C. Council member Michael A. Brown has filed for re-election to the D.C. Council, his campaign said Monday.
Virginia's slow-but-steady economic recovery spells the end of unemployment benefits for those out of work the longest.
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet A. Napolitano recently said she wants to create an index that will gauge the number of people who have been deterred from trying to sneak across the U.S.-Mexico border to assure us that border security is better than we think ("DHS wants new yardstick for improvements," Politics, May 5).
Social Security is unsustainable without serious restructuring ("Feds want us to live like children," Commentary, Thursday). A major obstacle is our own president, who refuses to makes cuts to the program and publicly scoffs at privatization proposals.
The government says that a bad economy has shortened the life of the trust funds that support the nation's two biggest benefit programs.
Congress is putting off changes to Social Security, but the massive retirement and disability program still faces long-term financial problems from an aging population and an economy that has been slow to rebound.