Some government employees can still collect paychecks on the taxpayer’s dime for doing federal union work during a shutdown, according to the government’s human resources agency.
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A glitch in the Washington Metropolitan Police Department’s records system hid evidence from prosecutors and defense attorneys in potentially thousands of cases. Nearly three years later, it’s still unclear how many cases were actually affected.
Elizabeth Sackler called her relatives’ extremely lucrative opioid manufacturing company "morally abhorrent" after her art center received $500,000 from family members who profited from drug sales.
A spy agency tried sneaking a quote from a Will Ferrell movie into a logo just a few years after it created an emblem that featured an octopus eating the Earth, government documents show.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) enabled opioid prescriptions to skyrocket, particularly with patients who wouldn’t necessarily benefit from the painkillers, an opioid expert told a Senate committee Wednesday.
President Donald Trump’s call to bring back earmarks is the "antithesis" of draining the swamp, a government watchdog said in a statement Tuesday.
A photographer who battled OxyContin addiction has started an advocacy group targeting the family that made a $13 billion fortune from the narcotic painkiller’s sales and played a crucial role in starting the opioid epidemic.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released a list Friday of 21 highly-polluted sites that are being targeted for immediate attention, a move recent administrations have forgone.
A former New York University researcher -- whose previous psychiatric studies were terminated after an investigation found he falsified records and endangered patients -- was charged Tuesday with spending tens of thousands of tax dollars on trips with a ballet dancer and on bar tabs.
The Washington Post once again published Chinese propaganda Wednesday, a day after North Korea launched another intercontinental ballistic missile. The "news" China paid to insert in WaPo did not mention the launch.
Former President Barack Obama’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) paid $1.5 million for employee parking spaces, many of which went to the highly-paid upper management or were unused, a government watchdog reported Wednesday.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) refused to explain why the agency essentially stopped immediately suspending pharmaceutical distributors that shipped suspicious volumes of opioids.
The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) essentially stopped suspending pharmaceutical distributors that shipped suspicious volumes of opioids even before Congress passed a law effectively eliminating that power, according to testimony before a congressional committee hearing Wednesday.
A Florida congressman helped weaken the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) because the pharmaceutical industry said the agency was preventing legitimate opioid prescriptions from being filled, but patients are still having trouble getting their medications.
The then-chief of the Drug Enforcement Administration assured Democratic Rep. Judy Chu the bill she cosponsored to take away a tool the agency used to prevent opioids from reaching the streets wouldn't hinder the agency's work.
A major trade association for pharmaceutical distributors defended a law that weakened the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), while ignoring key facts about how the now-stripped power once let the agency suspend distributors that shipped alarming numbers of opioid pills.
This is the first article in the American Cartel series about the billionaire Sackler family, Purdue Pharma and the opioid epidemic.
Tax dollars are funding a Frankenstein-themed festival in Indianapolis Saturday to kick off a year-long celebration of the classic novel’s 200th birthday, according to a preview from Sen. Jeff Flake’s upcoming Wastebook 2017.