The Social Security Administration improperly disbursed an estimated $571 million in disability benefits to people who had already returned to work, according to a government audit report.
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The long-awaited farm policy bill failed in the House on Friday as members of the conservative Freedom Caucus voted against the GOP-led legislation.
French authorities say they have foiled a terrorist plot less than a week after a deadly stabbing attack in Paris.
The agency responsible for providing low-income housing assistance has failed to comply with laws that require agencies to report wasted funds for years, and that trend continues under President Donald Trump.
Two senators threatened to subpoena a Medicare and Medicaid official in a letter Tuesday over the administrator's refusal to testify on the massive overpayment issue facing the government insurance program.
A quarter of the U.S. Senate is urging the Trump administration to look for ways to prevent Mexico from signing a trade deal with Europe that could edge out U.S. dairies.
President Donald Trump nominated Gordon Hartogensis, a Connecticut investment manager and brother-in-law to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and his wife Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao, to oversee pension insurance program at the Department of Labor.
Federal authorities are investigating a New York health care company that received a $25 million grant after executives donated big money to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Two members of congress are leading the fight to stop the breeding, testing and euthanization of cats in government sponsored studies.
Democratic Sen. Joe Donnelly of Indiana announced Saturday that he will support President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the CIA, even as Republican senators voice disapproval.
Several Baltimore area fish sellers are feeling salty after the government rescinded their eligibility to accept food stamps for hot, ready-to-eat meals -- in this case for steamed crabs.
After almost a year of near-freedom following the repeal of his fraud conviction, former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was convicted a second time Friday on all counts of bribery and corruption.
A former contractor for the CIA has pleaded guilty to stealing and stockpiling classified information, and for lying about it to investigators.
Congressional Democrats and liberal commentators readily criticize legislative proposals for stricter work requirements for food stamps, but some conservative groups say the bill doesn't go far enough to help the poor get off of welfare.
Famous designer and fashion icon Karl Lagerfeld says he'll revoke his German citizenship if the current policies continue to allow Muslim migrants to flood the country and inspire neo-Nazis to rise.
For three years, inspectors apparently copied and pasted inspection reports for an underground metro station in Washington, D.C., then a metal beam fell from the ceiling.
President Donald Trump may tell congressional leaders that he will veto a farm bill that doesn't include toughened work requirements for those on food stamps.
A Republican congressman wants the government to explain why it is funding research that requires unnecessary breeding and slaughter of kittens.
Illinois law enforcement agencies are worried about what to do with their trained drug-sniffing dogs if the state votes to legalize marijuana, and worries they might have to euthanize hundreds of the highly-trained canines.