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  • Even as shutdown deal nears, 'a Kafka-esque moment' at parks hearing

    WASHINGTON — Even as a deal was in the works to end the federal government shutdown, bickering continued Wednesday morning -- over the closing of national parks. House Republicans accused the National Park Service of barricading open-air monuments...
  • White House calls subpoena for top tech official 'unnecessary'

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- The White House is reviewing a subpoena for testimony from its top technology chief, but a spokesman called the request from the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee an “unnecessary” distraction from the...
  • Obama's top tech on House panel hot seat

    Obama's top tech on House panel hot seat
    WASHINGTON — Todd Park, the nation's chief technology officer, is the top tech expert in the U.S. government and the face of President Barack Obama's effort to bring the federal bureaucracy into the iPad era. The onetime entrepreneur, a 40-year-...
  • Official won't commit to meeting deadline for health website fix

    Official won't commit to meeting deadline for health website fix
    WASHINGTON – A top administration official Wednesday stopped short of guaranteeing that technical issues with the new healthcare website would be largely resolved by the president’s Nov. 30 deadline, heightening Democrats’ concerns about...
  • Emails show officials alarmed by healthcare.gov months before debut

    Emails show officials alarmed by healthcare.gov months before debut
    WASHINGTON — As work on healthcare.gov — the federal online portal to sign up for new health insurance plans — backed up during the summer, employees of the agency responsible for it started to raise alarms. In emails, they listed...
  • Benghazi witnesses grilled in secret on Capitol Hill

    WASHINGTON — Two of the Justice Department's key witnesses in last year's terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, were summoned to Capitol Hill this month and grilled for hours in separate legal depositions. Responding to...
  • IRS replaces head of division that targeted conservatives

    IRS replaces head of division that targeted conservatives
    WASHINGTON -- Lois Lerner, the head of the IRS office under fire for improperly targeting conservative groups, was replaced by the agency's acting commissioner on Thursday, a day after she insisted she had done nothing wrong and refused to answer...
  • Report: Foreign Automakers Got Raw Deal in New Fuel-Economy Rules

     
    Next Wednesday, expect the federal government to unveil final corporate average fuel economy rules for 2017 through 2025. The latest CAFE requirements took more than a year to finalize and will require combined EPA city/highway mileage in the high 30s.......
  • 'Fast and Furious' defendant gets prison for buying guns

     
    The first of 20 individuals indicted in 2011 on charges of buying high-powered firearms in Arizona to be used by Mexican drug gangs was sentenced Monday in San Diego federal court to 57 months in prison. Danny Cruz Morones, 24,......
  • 'Fast and Furious' Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice

    'Fast and Furious' Probe Clears Holder, Faults ATF and Justice
    WASHINGTON -- More than a dozen Justice Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives officials faced punishment Wednesday after a long-awaited report on the botched gun probe known as "Operation Fast and Furious." That probe and a...
  • USPS struggles but maintains service

    Regarding the June 22 story headlined "Rep. Schiff calls decision to close Glenoaks Post Office 'misguided'', I would like to assure Congressman Schiff and Burbank residents that consolidation of the Glenoaks Station will not hamper residents' ability...
  • Editorial: Obama and overreach

    Editorial: Obama and overreach
    •Multiple White House claims about Washington's handling of the murderous raid in Benghazi stand exposed as false. •Internal Revenue Service officials admit a worse-by-the-day scandal that appalls fair-minded Americans. •The U.S....