Dems Push TSA to Reform Transgender Screening Procedures

October 8, 2015 2:25 PM Comments

Democrats in the House are pushing the Transportation Security Administration to change its procedures for screening transgender passengers after a woman said she was mistreated last month at Orlando International Airport.

McCarthy Withdraws House Speaker Bid

October 8, 2015 1:53 PM Comments

With no warning, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew Thursday from the contest for speaker of the U.S. House, shocking fellow Republicans just before voting was to begin and plunging Congress’ GOP leadership into chaos.

Is the myRA the Answer to Your Future Retirement?

October 8, 2015 10:56 AM Comments

The myRA, a simple, safe, affordable retirement savings account from the U.S. Treasury. But how good is it really for retirement savers?

Woman Says Apple Butter Led To $2K Fine From TSA

October 8, 2015 8:08 AM Comments

A West Michigan woman says she has been fighting with the federal Transportation Security Administration for years after she was fined $2,000 for trying to carry apple butter onto a flight.

Postal Employee Tips Inspectors Off to Mail Fraud Scheme

October 8, 2015 8:06 AM Comments

Postal inspectors say an astute postal employee tipped them off to a scheme in which mail appears to come from government agencies after seeing more than 100 pieces of mail arrive for a rented post office box.

US Agencies Vulnerable to Cyberthreats

October 8, 2015 8:03 AM Comments

A recent GAO report finds that federal agencies are not properly securing peoples’ personal information.

Clinton Subject To Hack Attempts From China, Korea, Germany

October 8, 2015 7:52 AM Comments

Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email server, which stored some 55,000 pages of emails from her time as secretary of state, was the subject of attempted cyberattacks originating in China, South Korea and Germany after she left office in early 2013, according to a congressional document obtained by The Associated Press.

Data Firm Gives FBI All Backed-Up Clinton Emails

October 7, 2015 5:33 PM Comments

A Connecticut-based tech company that backed-up Hillary Clinton’s personal email account turned over a “hardware device” to the FBI Tuesday, the company said in a statement, adding that the FBI now has all of the Clinton emails the company had in its possession.

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