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The Daily Outrage: Use federal funds to build roads, not save old bridges

WHO: Antrim (Pa.) Township WHAT: Plan to use a $700,000 grant from…

 

The Daily Outrage: You can't fix audio quality for $206 million?

Who: Department of the Interior What: According to the agency's inspector general,…

 

The Daily Outrage: Florida's 'Taj Mahal' of hurricane shelters cost $7 million

WHO: Sponsors of the Brandon Regent Center in Tampa Bay, Florida WHAT:…

 

The Daily Outrage: NIH unit gets 'energy healing' study for only $104k

WHO: National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine WHAT: Used $104,000 from…

AP file photoIndiana Secretary of State Charlie White will face criminal charges next month.

Indiana secretary of state facing trial over voter fraud allegations

What: Indiana Secretary of State Charlie White must face trial next month…

AP file photoIndiana Secretary of State Charlie White will face criminal charges next month.
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Outrageous: House GOP accused of attaching $841 million in pork to defense bill

What: Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., is charging House Republicans with pushing through…

AP file photoClaire McCaskill
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Nuke rush: Ohio nuclear plant reopens despite probe into cracks

What: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission approved the reopening of a nuclear…

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AP file photoJust 34 percent of senior U.S. noncommissioned and commissioned officers making at least $50

Most in military are not confident of retirement pay

What: Just 34 percent of senior U.S. noncommissioned and commissioned officers making…

AP file photoJust 34 percent of senior U.S. noncommissioned and commissioned officers making at least $50

Arkansas Cargill plant at center of salmonella outbreak accused of mass hiring discrimination

The U.S. Labor Department alleges that the Cargill Meat Solutions plant in…

AP file photoHackers halfway across the world could hijack a printer and take control of an entire corporate network

Security flaw in millions of printers can open door to hackers

WHAT: Columbia University researchers say they discovered a security flaw that is…

AP file photoHackers halfway across the world could hijack a printer and take control of an entire corporate network
AP file photoFake Ugg brand boots and Louis Vuitton bags are seen on a table at the Justice Department in Washington.

Counterfeit crimes: Feds shut 150 websites for selling knockoffs

WHAT: A Department of Justice task force celebrated the blockbuster Cyber Monday…

AP file photoFake Ugg brand boots and Louis Vuitton bags are seen on a table at the Justice Department in Washington.

Undercover tape exposes Detroit factory workers

Seventeen workers at a Detroit factory making armored parts for U.S. military…

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Bitter end: Colombian rebel group’s captives killed after more than 12 years

WHAT: Colombia’s main rebel group executed four of its longest-held captives during…

Alastair Grant/APColombia's President Juan Manuel Santos.

Septic tank company plays dirty with customers

Talk about a dirty scam. Federal prosecutors in Florida say at least…

Nine federal agencies spent $18 million on ineffective job training programs

Nine federal government agencies — including the departments of Labor, Education, Health…

Trafficker: LA man kept 48 Thai workers in slave-labor conditions

WHAT: A Los Angeles federal jury found Yoo Taik Kim, 55, guilty…

Former AIG insurance boss suing the federal government

The former boss of insurance giant AIG, Hank Greenberg, is suing the…

Former boss of deadbeat AIG suing government for $25 billion

The former boss of insurance giant AIG, Hank Greenberg, is suing the…

AP file photoSixty percent of college students are required to take an internship in order to graduate

Paying to work for free: Colleges charge big bucks for ‘internship credits’

WHAT: Sixty percent of college students are required to take an internship…

AP file photoSixty percent of college students are required to take an internship in order to graduate
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30 big Arizona wildfires linked to illegal border crossers

WHAT: Of the 2,500 Arizona border wildfires between 2006 and 2010, 422…

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