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2005-11-30 18:35:00

Medicare has received thousands of complaints about its temporary drug discount card, according to a congressional report released on Wednesday as the agency grapples with new gripes about the card's replacement program.

2005-11-29 15:00:21

By Caroline Drees, Security Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. programs to help countries choke off terrorist funds are hamstrung by turf battles, leadership squabbles and confusion over available funding, the investigative arm of Congress said on Tuesday.

2005-11-16 00:17:47

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Bush administration needs to strengthen the security of domestic air cargo, Congressional investigators said in a report released on Wednesday.

2005-11-14 17:29:35

By Lisa Richwine WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senior Food and Drug Administration officials may have decided to reject a politically sensitive request for over-the-counter sales of a "morning-after" contraceptive months before agency scientists finished reviewing scientific data, congressional investigators said on Monday.

2005-11-14 13:12:42

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration's initial review of Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s bid to sell the Plan B "morning-after" contraceptive without a prescription was "unusual," congressional investigators said in a report released on Monday.

2005-11-14 12:17:27

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration review of Barr Pharmaceuticals Inc.'s bid to sell the Plan B "morning-after" contraceptive without a prescription has been "unusual," congressional investigators said in a report released on Monday.

2005-11-04 18:48:58

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Workers generally lose retirement benefits when employers switch from traditional pensions to cash balance plans, a congressional study released on Friday said.

2005-10-20 18:28:06

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate panel on Thursday approved legislation by Democrats requiring government agencies to disclose their role in prepackaged news stories they issue, in a move to clamp down on what has been called covert propaganda.

2005-10-20 12:49:51

By Vicki Allen WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. National Guard units are under-equipped and increasingly unready to help in domestic disaster relief because essential gear is left behind after service in Iraq and Afghanistan, a congressional report said on Thursday.

2005-10-07 19:33:34

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. authorities have no timeline yet for completing national rail security planning and should consider techniques used by European authorities, congressional investigators said on Friday.


Word of the Day
friseur
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").
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