Tami Abdollah, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 3:50pm
President Barack Obama said Tuesday he is asking Congress for $3.1 billion to update the government's archaic computer systems to protect them from cyberattacks as part of a new, centralized effort to boost cybersecurity.
David Eggert, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 3:50pm
Flint's water crisis, after a switch in the source allowed dangerous levels of lead and potentially caused deadly cases of Legionnaires' disease, could result in criminal charges as serious as involuntary manslaughter, a top investigator said Tuesday.
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.
Lisa Rathke, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 4:10pm
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 her state office building last August.
Erik Schelzig, Associated Press | Posted Feb 9th - 4:00pm
The United Auto Workers alleges that Volkswagen has failed to consult with a newly elected maintenance workers union on a range of issues from vending machine prices to out-of-pocket prescription drug costs despite a union victory at the plant in December.
The Idaho House has approved legislation to cap the state's homeowner property tax exemption. Under the bill, the maximum exemption would be $100,000. State law allows qualified homeowners to claim the property tax exemption for their primary dwelling and up to one acre of land.
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.