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Playing the healthcare lottery in Virginia

Playing the healthcare lottery in Virginia

Mossamat Jhumu is tickled pink, as she has just won the lottery in Virginia. However, the prize is not money or merchandise but free health care. On a cold November…

Oregon health exchange doesn’t work, has no subscribers

Oregon health exchange doesn’t work, has no subscribers

Oregon, a state that fully embraced the Affordable Care Act, is enduring one of the rockiest rollouts of President Barack Obama’s signature healthcare law, with an inoperative online exchange that…

Cyber experts: ‘Shut down insecure Obamacare web site now’

Cyber experts: ‘Shut down insecure Obamacare web site now’

President Barack Obama’s HealthCare.gov site is riddled with security flaws that put user data of millions of people at risk and it should be shut down until fixed, several technology…

Still more to be done to make HealthCare.gov work

Still more to be done to make HealthCare.gov work

The HealthCare.gov website will still be a work in progress beyond the end of the month, Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said Tuesday, appearing to soften a promise that the…

Did Virginia Senator’s son stab him, then commit suicide?

Did Virginia Senator’s son stab him, then commit suicide?

A Virginia state senator was stabbed and seriously wounded at his home on Tuesday, and police said they were investigating whether the senator’s son may have carried out the attack…

NSA kept promising to stop violating intelligence rules but didn’t

NSA kept promising to stop violating intelligence rules but didn’t

The National Security Agency reported its own violations of surveillance rules to a U.S. intelligence court and promised additional safety measures to prevent similar missteps over and over again, according…

Government set to file labor complaints against Wal-Mart

Government set to file labor complaints against Wal-Mart

Federal officials said Monday they are prepared to file formal complaints against Wal-Mart for allegedly violating the legal rights of protesting workers last year. The National Labor Relations Board announced…

An epic tale of Pentagon waste, doctored books

An epic tale of Pentagon waste, doctored books

Linda Woodford spent the last 15 years of her career inserting phony numbers in the U.S. Department of Defense‚Äôs accounts. Every month until she retired in 2011, she says, the…

The Pentagon can’t, and won’t, meet audit deadlines

The Pentagon can’t, and won’t, meet audit deadlines

The Pentagon has spent billions of dollars on efforts to make itself audit-ready in time for not one, but two deadlines – one in 2014, the other in 2017. It…

Retired Minnesota carpenter led Nazi SS unit in WWII

Retired Minnesota carpenter led Nazi SS unit in WWII

A retired Minnesota carpenter, shown in a June investigation to be a former commander in a Nazi SS-led unit, ordered his men to attack a Polish village that was razed…