10/30/2013 1:43pmSocial Security benefits will rise 1.5 percent in January, giving millions of retired and disabled workers an average raise of $19 a month to keep up with the cost of living.
10/30/2013 2:46pmA year after federal investigators disclosed $762,000 in wasteful spending at Department of Veterans Affairs' training conferences, the agency has put into place about half of the recommended changes designed to keep spending in line.
10/30/2013 2:52pmThe Education Department on Wednesday asked for the public's help to develop a new ratings system for America's colleges and universities.
10/30/2013 4:12pmThe federal government says it hired the highest percentage of military veterans in more than two decades in fiscal year 2012, with veterans making up about 29 percent of the 195,000 new employees.
10/30/2013 9:27pmUniversity of California President Janet Napolitano said Wednesday she is devoting $5 million to provide special counseling and financial aid for students living in the U.S. illegally, a move aimed at disarming critics who worried she would be hostile to the small but vocal student population.