Congress to VA: $1.6 Billion Denver Hospital Will Be Funded … This Time

October 1, 2015 11:36 AM Comments

Despite a last minute fight over funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs vastly over budget hospital in Denver, Congress agreed to fund the rising sticker price of the $1.6 billion medical facility, thought to be one of the most expensive hospitals in the world.

Russia-Linked Hackers Tried To Access Clinton Server

October 1, 2015 8:22 AM Comments

Russia-linked hackers tried at least five times to pry into Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email account while she was secretary of state, emails released Wednesday show.

NASA’s Plan to Save the World

October 1, 2015 8:19 AM Comments

NASA and the European Space Agency plan to plough a device into the 525ft Didymoon to test the principle that a much larger asteroid threatening the Earth could be deflected.

Not Being Able to Get Social Security Plus a Pension is Unfair

October 1, 2015 8:12 AM Comments

A woman asks a financial advisor, “When I retire, I will have my federal pension, but I can’t take any of my husband’s Social Security. He has been paying into Social Security for almost 35 years. How is that fair to me?”

St. Paul, AK Post Office Shut For A Week With Postmaster Stranded

October 1, 2015 8:08 AM Comments

A rural Alaska post office on St. Paul Island was shut down for the past week when the postmaster found herself stranded on a neighboring island and the already limited flight service to the Bering Sea town was stalled due to weather and mechanical problems.

Hearing Looks at Agencies’ Year End Spending Habits

October 1, 2015 8:07 AM Comments

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY), chairman of the federal spending subcommittee of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, called a hearing to try to get to the bottom of how bad agencies’ year end spending is, and a chief target was the State Department.

Federal Employees To Shoot Deer At Gettysburg Parks

September 30, 2015 9:10 PM Comments

Federal employees will shoot and kill deer at the Gettysburg National Military Park and the Eisenhower National Historic Site as part of the deer-management program, according to a news release from the National Park Service.

Dozens of Clinton Emails In Latest Release Contain Classified Info

September 30, 2015 9:09 PM Comments

Dozens of emails in the State Department’s latest release of Hillary Clinton emails contain information now deemed classified by the department.

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