Aggressive calls from scammers claiming to be from the IRS have conned more than $5 million from U.S. taxpayers as the victims are told they owe thousands of dollars in back taxes and are threatened with repossession and jail time.
Seeking to house and care for the more than 60,000 unaccompanied minors who have crossed the U.S. border in the past year, the children are now flooding into state-licensed, federal taxpayer-funded private facilities due to overcrowding at government detention centers.
Republicans are predicted to take the Senate in November, with a 51-49 seat edge that could be increased or decreased by two points if the election were held today.
Big data breaches of identity theft increased nearly 20 percent from last year and more than 10 million cases of Americans’ personal records being exposed or published have already been reported in 2014 – making it the most common consumer complaint in the U.S.
Prior to his Army service, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl was “administratively discharged” from the Coast Guard after only 26 days in 2006.
The U.S. Secret Service is seeking software that can identify top influencers and trending sets of social media data, allowing the agency to monitor these streams in real-time – and sift through the sarcasm.
A Veterans Affairs whistleblower says that department hospitals not only kept veterans waiting for months, but her supervisors used “a simple computer trick” to make it appear that veterans had no wait times at all.
CBS News: CIA Station Chief In Afghanistan Whose Cover Was Blown By White House Will Have To Leave Country
The CIA official whose cover was inadvertently blown by the White House will have to leave Afghanistan, according to CBS News.
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said in an interview broadcast Friday that the focus of an investigation into alleged delayed treatments and deaths in the Veterans Administration’s health care system should be to “fix the problem” rather than fire VA Secretary Eric Shinseki.
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said he believes the U.S. has very few options in two of the Obama administration’s biggest foreign policy pressure points in Ukraine and Syria, adding that the U.S. needs to solve its domestic problems before it can exert power on the world stage.