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  • 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 conservative groups

    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....
  • Official sought more security in Libya

    Official sought more security in Libya
    The State Department's top security official in Libya asked for extra security for the consulate in Benghazi in the months before the diplomatic post was overrun in a deadly attack but received no response from superiors, according to documents obtained...
  • Libya reckoning

    Libya <b><i>reckoning</i></b>
    Day by day, the public is learning more about what happened in the Sept. 11 attack that killed U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three others. There is still much confusion. But last week we gleaned two key points from a State Department briefing and a...
  • 1st 'Fast and Furious' defendant sentenced

    1st 'Fast and Furious' defendant sentenced
    SAN DIEGO - 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, of Phoenix...
  • Federal workers rack up nearly $8 million in travel costs

    Federal workers rack up nearly $8 million in travel costs
    (CNN) -- The General Services Administration -- already under scrutiny for excessive spending -- spent $7.7 million over the past four years to transport hundreds of employees who work full-time from their homes to various government conferences and...