TSA Agent At Hopkins Airport Patted Down Ebola Patient Amber Vinson

October 18, 2014 9:15 PM Comments

The TSA does confirm a routine pat-down by one of its agents on Amber Vinson at Hopkins Airport on Oct. 13, the day she traveled back to Dallas from Cleveland.

Facebook Demands DEA Stop Using Fake Profile Pages To Conduct Investigations

October 18, 2014 4:54 PM Comments

Facebook has a message for the Drug Enforcement Administration: we don’t like what you’re doing on our website.

Smoky Odor Sends TSA Workers to Hospital

October 18, 2014 4:54 PM Comments

Several Transportation Security Administration employees at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport were hospitalized Friday after a smoky odor near their security checkpoint made them feel ill.

Pittsburgh VA Director Gets More Time To Appeal Firing Recommendation

October 18, 2014 9:27 AM Comments

The Department of Veterans Affairs is giving the suspended director of its Pittsburgh-area hospitals more time to convince top officials they shouldn’t fire her.

What Could Rock the Markets in the Week Ahead

October 18, 2014 8:08 AM Comments

Following the most turbulent market week in years, some strategists are ready to call the all clear. But others say stocks could test the lows of the past week—especially if there are more signs of a weakening global economy; Ebola headlines get worse, or U.S. corporate earnings fail to deliver.

Government Collects Record Tax Revenues

October 18, 2014 8:01 AM Comments

The federal government collected a record amount of taxes in fiscal year 2014, topping $3 trillion in revenue for the first time in its history, according to Treasury Department numbers released Wednesday that show the influx helped drop the deficit to its lowest level under President Obama.

Army Changes Security Regulation Relating to Sexual Orientation

October 18, 2014 7:38 AM Comments

In response to a U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) investigation, the Department of the Army has announced a modification to a long-standing regulation that resulted in disqualifying civilian employees from holding sensitive positions based on their sexual orientation.

At Least 113 Staffers At U.S. Fed Earn More Than Yellen

October 17, 2014 3:39 PM Comments

The top 113 earners among staff at the Federal Reserve’s Washington headquarters make an average of $246,506 per year, excluding bonuses and other benefits – more than Fed Chair Janet Yellen and nearly double the normal top government rate.

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