IRS Needs More Tax Safeguards

October 22, 2014 8:37 AM Comments

The IRS needs to do more to make sure that federal tax data is kept protected, according to a new inspector general report.

Federal Employee Accused Of Stealing Information From U.S. Dam Database

October 22, 2014 8:36 AM Comments

A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) employee in Ohio has been charged with stealing sensitive information from a federal database for the nation’s dams and lying about the breach to federal agents, prosecutors said.

Investigators: Secret Service Use ‘Problematic’

October 22, 2014 8:34 AM Comments

A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of a headquarters employee embroiled in a personal dispute with a neighbor.

Veterans in Congress Could Plummet After Elections

October 22, 2014 8:29 AM Comments

The number of veterans serving in Congress next year could drop below 100 for the first time since the 1950s, according to an analysis by the non-partisan Veterans Campaign group.

Report: VA Officials Did Union Work During Scandal

October 22, 2014 8:28 AM Comments

A new report from the Capital Research Center finds that many veterans were put at risk as a result of health care officials doing union work full-time during the Veterans Affairs scandal.

Justice Division Takes On Economic Spying, Cybercrime

October 21, 2014 4:39 PM Comments

The Justice Department is expanding its National Security division to take on threats to the country from state-sponsored economic espionage and cybercrime, assistant attorney general for national security John Carlin said Tuesday.

How to Make Your Savings Outlive You

October 21, 2014 2:30 PM Comments

It’s the great retirement debate: How much can retirees spend each year without running out of money before they run out of breath?

11 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Airport Security

October 21, 2014 11:48 AM Comments

Take off your shoes, remove your belt, chug that half-empty bottle of water — we know the general rules of airport security all too well. But what’s going on behind the scenes, and which hacks will get you through security faster?

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