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More than 80 American Athletes have sent medals they won at Rio to U.S. Olympic Committee headquarters to be shipped to games organizers, who will replace them due to flaking, black spots and other damage, the USOC said Tuesday.
Karen Handel: It is not the federal government's role to dictate health care choices and decisions to Americans. Americans ... Congress needs to repeal and replace Obamacare before the entire program collapses, leaving tens of millions of us in jeopardy.
Pennsylvania lawmakers voted overwhelmingly Wednesday for a bill designed to comply with federal identification standards for people who want to fly or enter federal facilities. The House ... Residents with no plans to fly or visit a government ...
On May 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("Federal Circuit") affirmed in part and reversed in part an earlier decision from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which had held that aspects of the government's bailout of AIG ...
The advocacy group National Industries for the Blind filed a lawsuit Wednesday, May 24, 2017, in U.S. District Court in Washington alleging the agency ignored a longstanding law when it changed contracting rules used for decades to give jobs to the blind.
Improper payments, which generally include payments that should not have been made, were made in the incorrect amount, or were not supported by sufficient documentation, remain a significant and pervasive government-wide issue. ... For several years ...
In 2013, a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspector visited Thomas D. Morris, Inc., a Maryland animal breeder that sells to U.S. government and academic scientists. The inspector found numerous violations of the federal Animal Welfare Act (AWA), ...
"This is not your ordinary case in which the issues are limited to a specific controversy before the court," he said.
health care is a prominent issue in rural Montana as the state prepares to vote in a special election to fill its only seat in The US House. .... Their styles, and their views on issues from immigration to climate change, could not be more different ...
And the town of Goldendale, Washington, population 3,400, is one of many rural communities that could see those budget cuts at USDA and other federal agencies, such as the Environmental Protection Agency, the Interior Department and the U.S. Army ...
On May 9, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit ("Federal Circuit") affirmed in part and reversed in part an earlier decision from the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, which had held that aspects of the government's bailout of AIG ...
President Donald Trump announced his intention to nominate George Nesterczuk, a former senior adviser with broad government experience, to lead OPM.
The Office of Federal student Aid runs the federal government's massive $1 trillion student lending operation, disburses Pell grants and regulates colleges and universities.
As a candidate, Donald J. Trump appeared to some to be willing to consider changes in federal policy toward the enforcement of marijuana laws for these reasons and because the cold, harsh reality is that current law puts the federal government at odds ...
President Donald Trump's 2018 budget would cut $667 million in federal grants to states for security against terrorist threats, a reduction that local officials are ...
As part of the U.S. commitment to the International Energy Agency, the federal government created the Strategic petroleum Reserve through the Energy Policy and conservation Act in 1975.
The U.S. government spends more than 75% of its $80 billion technology budget on maintaining old systems, according to a 2016 report from the U.S. government Accountability Office. David Powner, the director of IT issues at GAO, said each year it gets ...
The federal government said Fiat Chrysler created software that acted as a defeat device for emissions testing on 104,000 Ram pickups and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs.
Supporters of Hungary's political opposition display a banner during an anti-government protest, at Budapest University of technology and economics in ...
Local officials and representatives recently testified before the Subcommittee that federal agencies are not complying with either the letter or the spirit of the Act, and the Subcommittee may consider a legislative fix to address the issue. For local ...
The Trump administration, in a significant escalation of its clash with the government's top ethics watchdog, has moved to block an effort to disclose the names of former Lobbyists who have been granted waivers to work in the White House or federal ...
U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions penned a memo Monday afternoon detailing what money the federal government plans to withhold from sanctuary jurisdictions.
U.S. labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is making public-private apprenticeships his debut issue as President Donald Trump's point man on matching American workers with specific jobs.
And in response to threats from the Trump administration, Seattle is now one of at least six local governments to sue the federal government, alleging state's rights violations among other constitutional issues. These sanctuary ... Hennepin County ...
... (http://1.USA.gov/239cQiA ). Maine, Minnesota, Missouri and Montana are the only states currently listed as not compliant with the law and without an extension from the federal government. ... Some liberal and conservative states have objected to ...
In addition, the executive order explicitly puts cybersecurity responsibility and accountability squarely on each department and agency head throughout the U.S federal government. This action comes after large-scale data breaches and mismanagement at ...
Krishniah Murthy, interim executive director and CEO of the Honolulu Authority for Rapid Transportation, talks to reporters about the city's financially troubled rail project on Thursday, May 18, 2017, in Kapolei, Hawaii.
But they may not be able to depend on research conducted by the government to help them adapt to climate change if the Trump administration follows through on campaign promises to shift federal resources away from studying the climate. ... the federal ...
On Tuesday, Federal Prosecutors told a California federal judge that the U.S. government is "actively discussing a potential settlement" with Red Granite Pictures, the financier of The Wolf of Wall Street.
It's been more than two years since I first sought data from the US government about the people crossing the US border, by filing a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.
... rhetoric around the issue. For more than a decade, the federal government has taken on a large role directing and funding climate change research, spending more than $11.6 billion on climate research in 2014, an increase from just $2.4 billion in ...
(TNS) -- The massive ransomware attack that continued to spread Monday into Asia highlights a key issue for the United States: the lack of a coordinated national system to decide when and how government agencies should alert others to critical security ...
The federal Real ID Act requires state driver's licenses and ID cards to have security enhancements and to be issued to people who can prove they are legally in the United States. ... The state also issues standard licenses that don't comply with the ...
The federal government sued Unitedhealth Group on Tuesday alleging the Minnetonka-based health care company wrongly received from Medicare at least $1 billion in "risk adjustment" payments based on inaccurate data submissions.
At issue are claims Financial Freedom made for reimbursement from a government insurance fund run by the Federal Housing Administration. The Justice Department said that between 2011 and 2016, the company put in for interest that it was not entitled to ...
Competition in telecom price and service packages has been getting a lot of attention lately. However, network providers also have been pursuing other ...
The reporting shows how in the wake of bloody confrontations, the U.S. government altered its approach to domestic extremists, at times emboldening militias and complicating efforts to hold them to account.
"As a result of a ban on student-level data in the Higher education Act, the federal government has presented students and their families with grossly incomplete information about graduation rates, employment outcomes and other key information on how ...
The rise of cloud computing is forcing policymakers to take a long overdue look at the limits of privacy in cyberspace, just how far the U.S. government can go in invading it, and what the rules should to be. ... Sometime in May the Senate Judiciary ...
Four northwestern Colorado counties plan to sue the federal government over its plan for protecting greater sage-grouse in the state.
Las Vegas - Kara McCullough, a scientist working for the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, has been crowned Miss USA. McCullough, who represented the District Of Columbia in the ... Last year, District of Columbia resident Deshauna Barber became the ...
In his crisp, persuasive and deeply reported book, Making It: Why Manufacturing Still Matters, the veteran journalist argues that domestic manufacturing is crucial to the welfare of the U.S. working class and that the federal government should ...
U.S. government scientists were worried that the Trump administration would take down federal websites with research and data on climate change, and they took steps accordingly.
The federal government has conceded it can't be certain public service departments and agencies are secure against the major international cyber attack crippling systems overseas.
EAGLE COUNTY - Colorado's marijuana industry, both recreational and medical, is growing, and has set new sales records in 10 consecutive months.
With few exceptions, everything has seemingly gone right for the marijuana industry, and marijuana stocks for that matter, over the past couple of years.
The attack is more complicated because "the experts tell us that this code was cobbled together from many places and sources," according to an administration official who insisted on anonymity to discuss the government's cybersecurity plans. ... The ...
Currently, the federal government has $800 million in contracts with nine different loan servicing companies to carry out the tasks of sending bills, collecting payments, and dealing with borrower issues. Under this setup the federal government ...


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