After the FBI Moves, Pennsylvania Ave Could Be Reborn

April 26, 2016 7:36 AM Comments

The FBI is decamping from its headquarters in the J. Edgar Hoover building, leaving the deteriorating 1974 brutalist building and its site on Pennsylvania Avenue up for reinvention.

House Set To Limit Paid Time Off For Federal Employees Under Investigation

April 26, 2016 7:32 AM Comments

Federal agencies could no longer put employees on indefinite paid leave while investigating them for misconduct or poor performance under a bill set for a House floor vote as soon as Tuesday.

Cops Arraigned in Beating of Postal Worker Who Unknowingly Gave Killer Directions

April 25, 2016 5:34 PM Comments

Two Queens New York Police Department (NYPD) detectives were arraigned last week on charges of assaulting a uniformed postal worker in October who had unwittingly given directions to the man who killed two NYPD officers in 2014 as they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn.

Armed Services Chief Lays Out Risky Strategy For Budget Hike

April 25, 2016 1:56 PM Comments

The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee is proposing an increase in the defense budget by billions of dollars to halt a severe combat readiness problem that he and other Republicans accuse President Barack Obama of ignoring.

VA Secretary Blames Congress For Healthcare Mess

April 25, 2016 1:52 PM Comments

Veterans Affairs Secretary Bob McDonald on Sunday blamed Congress for creating the VA healthcare crisis in 2014, when it was discovered that the VA was systematically manipulating wait-time data to make it appear as if veterans were seeing VA doctors on a timely basis.

Government Spends $82K Trying to Create Stuttering Mice

April 25, 2016 1:51 PM Comments

The National Institutes of Health has invested more than $80,000 into studying whether mice stutter.

Pro-ISIS Hackers Post “Kill” List of State Department Employees

April 25, 2016 1:49 PM Comments

Hackers with a pro-ISIS group calling themselves the United Cyber Caliphate distributed a “kill” list on Monday that appears to include dozens of U.S. government personnel.

Upcoming Fed Meeting Fueling Uncertainty in Markets

April 25, 2016 7:46 AM Comments

Wall Street was set for a lackluster start to the week, with investors opting to stay on the sidelines on Monday ahead of a closely watched Federal Reserve meeting that could hint of the future path for interest rates.

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