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How did federal agency get $500M from stimulus? ‘We misled Congress,’ ex-official says

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:15am
Six years after Congress approved a half-billion dollars for a Social Security Administration project -- the largest building project funded by the 2009 stimulus -- a whistleblower says the agency built the project on false pretenses.
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Woman will be face of redesigned $10 bill, Treasury says

Thu, 06/18/2015 - 12:02am
Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will officially announce Thursday that the redesign of the $10 bill will feature the first woman on the nation’s paper money in more than a century.
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Krauthammer: US must "arm, supply and support" Kurds against ISIS

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 7:44pm
Syndicated columnist Charles Krauthammer told viewers on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the US should amp up its support of the Kurds in Iraq and Syria as the strategy against Islamic militants founders.
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Documents challenge Clinton claim no classified intel on personal emails

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 6:37pm
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton used her personal email account to handle high level negotiations in 2011 for a no-fly zone to help topple Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi, according to a series of emails obtained by Fox News, challenging her claim the private server did not hold classified information.
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New audio shows Clinton Foundation head accused Clintons of ‘paranoia’

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 6:29pm
Clinton Foundation head Donna Shalala privately expressed concerns about Bill and Hillary Clinton’s mental state in the mid-1990s, saying they had become “paranoid” and fixated on “right-wing conspiracies,” according to previously unpublished audio recordings obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
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DIA Director sees Iraq as 'quagmire,' but strikes term from testimony

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:35pm
EXCLUSIVE: One of President Obama’s top intelligence officers has privately concluded that the situation in Iraq is a “quagmire,” but struck the term from testimony being prepared for him to deliver on Capitol Hill, Fox News has learned.
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House rejects bid to force troop withdrawal in Iraq, Syria

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 4:23pm
The House on Wednesday rejected a bipartisan effort to force President Obama to withdraw U.S. forces from Iraq and Syria by the end of the year.
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Obama, leading Republicans mount rescue effort on trade

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:24pm
President Obama and top Republicans in Congress joined forces Wednesday on a quick, bipartisan rescue attempt for the administration's trade agenda, left for dead in the House last week in a revolt carried out by Democrats and backed by organized labor.
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No charges after federal probe into Kansas election loans

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:23pm
Federal prosecutors have completed their investigation into loans made to Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback's re-election campaign by his lieutenant governor and plan to bring no criminal charges, the U.S. attorney's office said Wednesday.
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Senator probes retailers on dubious 'brain' supplements

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 3:10pm
A high-ranking Senate Democrat is probing retailers and online companies about sales of dubious dietary supplements, especially those promising seniors protection from memory loss, dementia and other age-related problems.
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How did federal agency get $500M from stimulus? ‘We misled Congress,’ ex-official says

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:38pm
Six years after Congress approved a half-billion dollars for a Social Security Administration project -- the largest building project funded by the 2009 stimulus -- a whistleblower says the agency built the project on false pretenses.
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Feds order inspections of train tunnel ventilation systems

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:24pm
Federal transit officials said Wednesday they are ordering the inspection of ventilation systems in train tunnels nationwide after an electrical malfunction filled a train inside a Washington tunnel with smoke, leading to a passenger's death.
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US to abandon Chinese-owned Waldorf at UN General Assembly

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 1:28pm
The State Department will abandon decades of tradition this fall at the annual U.N. General Assembly by setting up shop in a hotel other than New York's iconic Waldorf-Astoria, which was purchased last year by a Chinese company.
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Community, farmers face water cut-off after California drought decision

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:29pm
A Northern California community already is faced with losing its water supply after the drought-stricken state took the drastic step of suspending water-access rights established as far back as 1903.
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Dems toy with Bernie as Hillary sees swing state drop

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:17pm
Pair of polls bring bad news for Hillary Clinton.
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Delivery by drone in 30 minutes? Amazon says it's coming

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 12:00pm
Borrowing a pizza delivery motto, online retail giant Amazon told Congress Wednesday it is developing the technology to use drones to deliver packages in 30 minutes or less, a broad expansion of unmanned flight that is raising concerns about safety, security and privacy.
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Defense secretary admits US to fall far short of Iraqi recruit goal

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 11:51am
Defense Secretary Ash Carter acknowledged Wednesday that the U.S. will fall far short of its goal of training 24,000 Iraqi recruits by this fall, telling Congress the effort has been slowed by a "lack of trainees."
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Clinton proposing tax credits to encourage youth employment

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:41am
Targeting youth unemployment, Hillary Rodham Clinton plans to propose tax credits to encourage businesses to train young people and offer apprenticeships to develop lifelong job skills.
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Utah inching toward lawsuit in push to control federal lands

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 8:37am
Utah lawmakers inched closer to a possible lawsuit in the state’s push to seize control of federal lands with the selection Tuesday of two consulting firms that will prepare a legal strategy and attempt to sway public opinion in their favor.
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Bernie Sanders polling just 10 points behind Clinton in New Hampshire

Wed, 06/17/2015 - 2:45am
Don't look now Hillary Clinton, but Bernie Sanders is polling strong in New Hampshire.
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