Justice Department Mandates ‘Implicit Bias’ Training For Agents, Lawyers

June 27, 2016 4:14 PM Comments

The U.S. Justice Department will announce on Monday that more than 33,000 federal agents and prosecutors will receive training aimed at preventing unconscious bias from influencing their law enforcement decisions.

Secret Service Stretched To Limit Amid Heated Campaign, Say Experts

June 27, 2016 4:13 PM Comments

Dealing with the 2016 presidential race may be too much for the Secret Service, even though the agency has a $64.8 billion budget and 3,200 special agents, say some experts.

Lew Says No Sense of Financial Crisis Developing

June 27, 2016 11:40 AM Comments

U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew says that the decision of British voters to leave the European Union is “an additional headwind” for the U.S. and global economies but “there is no sense of a financial crisis developing.”

Brexit Fears Send Stocks Lower

June 27, 2016 10:17 AM Comments

U.S. stocks traded about 1 percent lower Monday, extending Friday’s decline after the surprise U.K. vote to leave the European Union.

Overspending on Little Things Adds Up to Billions Wasted Across Government

June 27, 2016 7:43 AM Comments

According to a recent report, federal agencies are potentially overspending billions of dollars each year by allowing employees to make small purchases on government charge cards instead of using the government’s buying power to negotiate discounts

DoD Contracting Official Pleads Guilty In ‘Fat Leonard’ Scandal

June 27, 2016 7:37 AM Comments

The ever-widening bribery scandal involving a Singapore-based contractor has netted federal prosecutors their 11th guilty plea.

Why TSA PreCheck Fliers Aren’t Getting Expedited Screening

June 27, 2016 7:28 AM Comments

Thousands of fliers enrolled in trusted traveller programs such as PreCheck aren’t getting the expedited screening they paid for because of clerical errors with their reservations.

Supreme Court Set To Close Out Current Term With 3 Big Cases

June 27, 2016 6:42 AM Comments

The Supreme Court is set to close out its current term with opinions Monday in three remaining cases after a flurry of decisions last week.

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