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Obama Opens Some Reagan Records Kept Secret by Bush

Nearly a quarter million pages of records from the Reagan White House are finally going to be released to the public today, thanks to an executive order signed by President Barack Obama. Under the Presidential Records Act of 1978, the documents we...   read more

More Senior Citizens Living in Their Cars

According to a study in the Seattle area, the number of seniors living in their vehicles is increasing, as the King County homeless population in general has risen 68% in the past year. This growing category of homeless includes people who have wo...   read more

Bill to Aid Women Veterans

A bill to help improve and expand health care services for women veterans, introduced in mid-March, is currently in the process of being referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. According to Betty Moseley Brown, a Marine Corps vetera...   read more

Drug Testing by FDA in Crisis

Things are so bad with the Food and Drug Administration’s clinical trial system for approving new drugs that the country is “virtually defenseless” from preventing another Vioxx scandal. This finding, and many others regarding dangerous conflicts ...   read more

Obama Administration Again Defends Bush Wiretapping

The Department of Justice (DOJ) under President Barack Obama has gone beyond anything the Bush administration tried to do in defending the government’s unauthorized wiretapping of American communications earlier this decade, according to legal sch...   read more

Judge Slams Justice Department for Hiding Witness’ Mental Illness

It might be difficult to find a more irate judge in the country right now than U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who has publicly scolded the Justice Department over the shady legal practices of government attorneys handling the cases of Guantán...   read more

Red Cross Accuses U.S. Medical Personnel of Aiding Torture

While CIA agents tortured suspected terrorists at secret facilities, medical personnel were not only present, but assisted in the interrogations, thus committing a “gross breach of medical ethics,” according to a previously confidential report by ...   read more

It Still Pays to be a CEO

According to the Hay Group, a management consulting firm that analyzed proxy statements for companies with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion, the median salaries and bonuses for the top executives of 200 large United States-based companies fell...   read more

Unemployment Benefits to End Soon for Many Americans

As if the economy wasn’t experiencing enough trouble already, a “monstrous problem” may be heading this way later this year. That’s when estimated 700,000 unemployed Americans are expected to run out of their unemployment benefits, with most unlik...   read more

Geithner, Part of the Problem, Claims He Can Now Be Part of the Solution

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is pushing hard to be given broad new powers over the financial industry, arguing, “We’re having a major financial crisis in part because of failures of supervision.” This is the same Timothy Geithner who previo...   read more

Judge Rules Bagram Prisoners Have Rights in U.S. Courts

If the Obama administration was planning to ship detainees to Afghanistan as part of its closure plans for Guantanamo Bay, then a federal judge has thrown a wrench into those preparations. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates ruled on Thursday that t...   read more

Most Intelligence Office Employees Don’t Understand Their Mission

Among the many problems plaguing America’s intelligence operation is the fact that a majority of those working for the nation’s top spy agency don’t have a clear understanding of their mission, according to a highly critical report released Wednes...   read more

GM’s 50-Year Slide Finally Slips into the Red

No wonder General Motors went belly up. Nate Silver, in his political blog FiveThirty Eight, reviewed the operating margins of the legendary automaker from the 1950s to now. He found that GM has been headed for the junkyard for the past 50 years. ...   read more

World’s Most Powerful Laser Powers Up

Ever since scientists first split the hydrogen atom in the 1950s as part of the U.S. government’s nuclear weapons research program, experts have dreamed of developing a new, seemingly limitless energy supply through the process of fusion. This Jun...   read more

Spanish Court to Consider Torture Investigation of 6 Bush Officials

The Spanish judge who went after Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998 has now set his sights on former members of the Bush administration, arguing that they violated international law by justifying the use of torture against suspected terrori...   read more

Congress Approves Protection of 2 Million Acres of Wilderness

President Barack Obama will soon get the opportunity to sign into law the largest expansion of protected national wilderness since Bill Clinton’s first term in office. The Omnibus Public Land Management Act, approved by the House of Representative...   read more
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3105 to 3120 of about 3176 News
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Obama Opens Some Reagan Records Kept Secret by Bush

Nearly a quarter million pages of records from the Reagan White House are finally going to be released to the public today, thanks to an executive order signed by President Barack Obama. Under the Presidential Records Act of 1978, the documents we...   read more

More Senior Citizens Living in Their Cars

According to a study in the Seattle area, the number of seniors living in their vehicles is increasing, as the King County homeless population in general has risen 68% in the past year. This growing category of homeless includes people who have wo...   read more

Bill to Aid Women Veterans

A bill to help improve and expand health care services for women veterans, introduced in mid-March, is currently in the process of being referred to the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs. According to Betty Moseley Brown, a Marine Corps vetera...   read more

Drug Testing by FDA in Crisis

Things are so bad with the Food and Drug Administration’s clinical trial system for approving new drugs that the country is “virtually defenseless” from preventing another Vioxx scandal. This finding, and many others regarding dangerous conflicts ...   read more

Obama Administration Again Defends Bush Wiretapping

The Department of Justice (DOJ) under President Barack Obama has gone beyond anything the Bush administration tried to do in defending the government’s unauthorized wiretapping of American communications earlier this decade, according to legal sch...   read more

Judge Slams Justice Department for Hiding Witness’ Mental Illness

It might be difficult to find a more irate judge in the country right now than U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan, who has publicly scolded the Justice Department over the shady legal practices of government attorneys handling the cases of Guantán...   read more

Red Cross Accuses U.S. Medical Personnel of Aiding Torture

While CIA agents tortured suspected terrorists at secret facilities, medical personnel were not only present, but assisted in the interrogations, thus committing a “gross breach of medical ethics,” according to a previously confidential report by ...   read more

It Still Pays to be a CEO

According to the Hay Group, a management consulting firm that analyzed proxy statements for companies with annual revenues exceeding $5 billion, the median salaries and bonuses for the top executives of 200 large United States-based companies fell...   read more

Unemployment Benefits to End Soon for Many Americans

As if the economy wasn’t experiencing enough trouble already, a “monstrous problem” may be heading this way later this year. That’s when estimated 700,000 unemployed Americans are expected to run out of their unemployment benefits, with most unlik...   read more

Geithner, Part of the Problem, Claims He Can Now Be Part of the Solution

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner is pushing hard to be given broad new powers over the financial industry, arguing, “We’re having a major financial crisis in part because of failures of supervision.” This is the same Timothy Geithner who previo...   read more

Judge Rules Bagram Prisoners Have Rights in U.S. Courts

If the Obama administration was planning to ship detainees to Afghanistan as part of its closure plans for Guantanamo Bay, then a federal judge has thrown a wrench into those preparations. U.S. District Judge John D. Bates ruled on Thursday that t...   read more

Most Intelligence Office Employees Don’t Understand Their Mission

Among the many problems plaguing America’s intelligence operation is the fact that a majority of those working for the nation’s top spy agency don’t have a clear understanding of their mission, according to a highly critical report released Wednes...   read more

GM’s 50-Year Slide Finally Slips into the Red

No wonder General Motors went belly up. Nate Silver, in his political blog FiveThirty Eight, reviewed the operating margins of the legendary automaker from the 1950s to now. He found that GM has been headed for the junkyard for the past 50 years. ...   read more

World’s Most Powerful Laser Powers Up

Ever since scientists first split the hydrogen atom in the 1950s as part of the U.S. government’s nuclear weapons research program, experts have dreamed of developing a new, seemingly limitless energy supply through the process of fusion. This Jun...   read more

Spanish Court to Consider Torture Investigation of 6 Bush Officials

The Spanish judge who went after Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet in 1998 has now set his sights on former members of the Bush administration, arguing that they violated international law by justifying the use of torture against suspected terrori...   read more

Congress Approves Protection of 2 Million Acres of Wilderness

President Barack Obama will soon get the opportunity to sign into law the largest expansion of protected national wilderness since Bill Clinton’s first term in office. The Omnibus Public Land Management Act, approved by the House of Representative...   read more
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