Government To Review Mystery of Slow First Quarter Growth

May 23, 2015 9:05 AM Comments

There’s something strange about the U.S. economy in the first three months of every year: It frequently grows at a much slower pace than in the other nine months. And on Friday, the government agency charged with calculating the economy’s growth rate said it would adjust its methods in an effort to resolve the problem.

Senate Panel Backs Allowing Vets To Ask About Medical Pot for PTSD

May 22, 2015 6:47 PM Comments

Veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and other chronic pain issues may be able to ask their VA doctors for a new treatment soon: medical marijuana.

You Won’t Believe What Some Federal Agencies Are Paying For Cell Service

May 22, 2015 6:40 PM Comments

Many agencies are paying steep prices for their cellular services.

State Department Releases Hundreds of Clinton Benghazi Emails

May 22, 2015 6:38 PM Comments

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was keenly interested in the events in Libya before and after the Sept. 11, 2012, attack that killed the U.S. ambassador there and three other Americans, emails released by the State Department on Friday show.

Hillary Clinton Received Now-Classified Material Through Personal Email

May 22, 2015 6:36 PM Comments

The State Department has concluded one email exchange Hillary Clinton received on her personal email account contains classified material, despite her contention that she never sent or received any sensitive national security secrets on that system.

Malware Infections Spike in DC Around the Holidays

May 22, 2015 6:36 PM Comments

Malware infections tend to spike at times when users are more likely to be home, such as corporate holidays. In D.C., however, those numbers skyrocket when government employees are on vacation, particularly on federal holidays.

FBI Admits No Major Cases Cracked With Patriot Act Snooping Powers

May 22, 2015 6:26 PM Comments

FBI agents can’t point to any major terrorism cases they’ve cracked thanks to the key snooping powers in the Patriot Act, the Justice Department’s inspector general said in a report Thursday that could complicate efforts to keep key parts of the law operating.

The History of the Memorial Day Holiday

May 22, 2015 4:39 PM Comments

If you’re not in the office on Memorial Day, thank your company. But government policy may have played a role in that as well, even if you aren’t a federal employee.

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