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Experts: Fixing HealthCare.gov will take time, cost a lot

Technology experts say healing what ails the Healthcare.gov website will be a tougher task than the Obama administration acknowledges. "It's going to cost a lot...

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’s accounts. Every month until she retired...

Continuing Congressional probe into HeathCare.gov debacle

Probing whether the White House shares blame for health-care website woes, the House's chief investigator is delving into technical issues behind the dysfunctional rollout...

Thousands illegally received $1.3 billion in disability payments

Social Security made $1.3 billion in potentially improper disability payments to people who had jobs when they were supposed to be unable to work,...

Pentagon payroll budget snafus left an injured soldier, others broke

As Christmas 2011 approached, U.S. Army medic Shawn Aiken was once again locked in desperate battle with a formidable foe. Not insurgents in Iraq,...

White House: ‘Obamacare will offer more choices

Insurance companies are showing interest in providing coverage under the new health care law, a development likely to increase market competition and give uninsured...

Medicare hike may hurt the middle class

Retired as a city worker, Sheila Pugach lives in a modest home on a quiet street in Albuquerque, N.M., and drives an 18-year-old Subaru. Pugach...

TSA: The agency Americans love to hate

How did an agency created to protect the public become the target of so much public scorn? After nine years of funneling travelers into ever...

Raising retirement age hurts the poor

Raising the retirement age for Social Security would disproportionately hurt low-income workers and minorities, and increase disability claims by older people unable to work,...