FAA Challenged By Overhaul of Air Traffic Control

September 13, 2014 6:33 PM Comments

The U.S. aviation industry has only minimal confidence in the ability of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to overhaul the nation’s air-traffic control system, a survey released by a government watchdog agency said on Friday.

Patent Office: We Are Committed to Fighting Fraud

September 13, 2014 5:40 PM Comments

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said Saturday that it is “committed to taking any measures necessary” to stop employees who review patents from lying about their hours and getting overtime pay and bonuses for work they didn’t do.

Postal Workers Receive Honor

September 13, 2014 5:40 PM Comments

The abduction of a 12-year-old by a registered sex offender was stopped last year by a group effort of post office employees.

How Working in Retirement Affects Social Security

September 13, 2014 5:36 PM Comments

Retirement has become a foreign concept for a growing number of Americans.

Two Former BLM Employees Charged with Fraud

September 13, 2014 1:17 PM Comments

Two former Bureau of Land Management employees in Virginia are charged with defrauding the federal government, one by abandoning his federal job and returning to Montana to work for the Chippewa Cree Tribe and the other by covering up his absence.

DHS Misspent $4.6 Million Buying Oversized Homes for Border Patrol Agents

September 13, 2014 1:15 PM Comments

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency spent $4.6 million too much for housing, a watchdog said Thursday, possibly pricing its own agents out of homes built for their use.

Snowden to Switzerland?

September 12, 2014 7:23 PM Comments

Switzerland’s attorney general completed a legal opinion on the question of whether Snowden could be granted political asylum if he traveled to Switzerland to testify about the National Security Agency’s surveillance activities in the Swiss homeland.

Army Is Worried Too Many White Mean Lead Combat Units

September 12, 2014 6:47 PM Comments

U.S. Army sociologists are worried that a lack of black officers leading its combat troops will have detrimental effect on minorities and lead to fewer black officers in top leadership posts.

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