Five Questions on the Lost IRS Emails

July 24, 2014 8:54 AM Comments

Here are five key questions about the IRS email saga.

Postal Inspector Indicted On Federal Mail Theft, Drug Charges

July 23, 2014 10:04 PM Comments

A once-renowned U.S. postal inspector has been indicted on charges he rifled through damaged mail and stole valuable items over a two-year span, and also for a separate count of marijuana trafficking, according to federal authorities.

NASA’s Rocket Program May Be Aborted

July 23, 2014 9:34 PM Comments

Federal auditors say NASA doesn’t have enough money to start launching its new, $12 billion rocket program by the end of 2017 as planned.

Social Security Spent $300M on ‘IT Boondoggle’

July 23, 2014 6:57 PM Comments

Six years ago the Social Security Administration embarked on an aggressive plan to replace outdated computer systems overwhelmed by a growing flood of disability claims. Nearly $300 million later, the new system is nowhere near ready and agency officials are struggling to salvage a project racked by delays and mismanagement, according to an internal report commissioned by the agency.

Postal Service Worker Pitches Fit At Manhattan Salon

July 23, 2014 5:25 PM Comments

A worker for the U.S. Postal Service tried to get her hair done during a break from work in Manhattan last week. She wound up getting arrested.

IRS Chief Says Agency No Longer Probing Missing E-Mails

July 23, 2014 5:23 PM Comments

The IRS has effectively halted its investigation of Lois Lerner’s missing e-mails to avoid interfering with an inspector general’s investigation, Internal Revenue Service Commissioner John Koskinen told lawmakers Wednesday on Capitol Hill.

House Passes TSA Legislation

July 23, 2014 2:12 PM Comments

Bipartisan legislation to bolster security at airports and provide oversight of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Office of Inspection was unanimously passed by the House Tuesday.

Air Force Refocuses On Training As Wars Wind Down

July 23, 2014 2:11 PM Comments

After more than a dozen years fighting wars against unsophisticated opponents and technology in Iraq and Afghanistan, the Air Force is refocusing its training on tests ripped from the headlines — surface-to-air missiles, chemical weapons and cyber warfare.

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