Tami Abdollah, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 3:20pm
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computers systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
Jake Pearson, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 2:21pm
A former business titan convicted more than a decade ago in a notorious corporate fraud case that featured headline-grabbing tales of excessive spending is now board chairman of a New York City nonprofit that helps ex-prisoners re-enter society, the group announced Tuesday.
Marc Levy and Mark Scolforo, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:20pm
Gov. Tom Wolf warned lawmakers on Tuesday that Pennsylvania's finances are a ticking time bomb amid a record-long budget gridlock, as he sent them a spending proposal for the coming fiscal year with no full plan in place for the year that began back in July.
Matthew Daly, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 3:20pm
The House on Tuesday approved a bill to increase oversight and management of large construction projects at the Department of Veterans Affairs after a new VA hospital outside Denver tripled original cost estimates.
Lisa Rathke, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 3:01pm
An inspection has found the Vermont child welfare agency's workplace safety policy didn't have comprehensive measures to protect employees when a social worker was shot dead outside a state office building last August.
Ken Ritter, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:51pm
A former executive in billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's empire is asking a federal court in Nevada to rule on a continuing legal fight over his 2010 dismissal as head of operations in the Chinese gambling enclave of Macau.
Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 1:50pm
The Pentagon is seeking $200 million in the 2017 budget for counterterrorism operations in Libya and other portions of North and West Africa, but Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Wednesday that Libyans must take the lead in eliminating the Islamic State threat in their country.