Latest Government Accountability Office Stories

2008-06-18 09:00:46

By Bryon Okada, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jun. 18--D/FW AIRPORT -- Many of the flights in and out of Dallas/Fort Worth Airport are being monitored by newly hired air traffic controllers, some with little training or experience, according to a new federal study.

2008-04-04 07:05:00

NASA officials said Thursday that they are developing special shock absorbers for a new moonship to stop potentially fatal vibrations.

2008-04-03 00:45:00

A report from the Government Accountability Office on Wednesday criticized federal and state agencies for the record number of bison deaths in Yellowstone National Park.

2006-09-29 08:47:44

A congressional committee promised Thursday to scrutinize NASA and its spending as the agency proceeds with a program to take astronauts to the moon and Mars.

2006-08-28 15:57:58

By Andrea Shalal-Esa WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military paid at least 75 Army National Guard and reserve soldiers a total of nearly $900,000 in the months after they deserted their units, the Government Accountability Office said.

2006-08-14 13:44:36

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Allegations of wrongdoing by U.S. military recruiters jumped by 50 percent from 2004 to 2005, and criminal violations such as sexual harassment and falsifying documents more than doubled, a congressional agency said on Monday.

2006-07-28 13:01:27

By Maggie Fox WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Home DNA kits that claim to inform people of their risk of certain diseases, ranging from cancer to osteoporosis, offer little real guidance and are often misleading, according to a Congressional report released on Thursday.

2006-07-27 17:33:30

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Home DNA kits that claim to warn people of their risk of diseases ranging from cancer to osteoporosis offer little real guidance and are often misleading, according to a Congressional report released on Thursday.

2006-07-21 17:05:24

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Limiting the fees that Medicare pays to doctors has apparently not scared them off taking Medicare patients, and most people trying to find medical care under the program have been able to, according to a government report released on Friday.

2006-07-19 12:05:00

A beer-brewing kit and over 50 iPod music players are among hundreds of thousands of dollars' in wasteful purchases by Homeland Security Department employees following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, according to a report released on Wednesday.

Word of the Day
  • A woman chauffeur.
  • A woman who operates an automobile.
The word 'chaffeuse' comes from French, and is the feminine form of 'chauffeur'.