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2006-07-13 17:01:40

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - No data has been taken from a stolen laptop computer containing sensitive information on more than 26 million U.S. military veterans and service members, the FBI said on Thursday.

2006-02-03 07:41:47

NASA Inspector General Robert W. Cobb is under investigation for complaints that he failed to investigate safety violations and retaliated against whistle-blowers, according to The Washington Post.

2006-02-03 01:46:05

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A federal watchdog agency is investigating multiple complaints against NASA Inspector General Robert Cobb, including accusations he failed to investigate safety violations and retaliated against whistle-blowers, The Washington Post reported on Thursday.

2006-02-02 19:34:21

By Charles Abbott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. beef is free of materials that could spread mad cow disease, Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns said on Thursday, but an independent report questioned whether the assurance was iron clad.

2006-01-23 17:51:37

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Kenneth Mead resigned on Monday as U.S. Transportation Department inspector general after nearly nine years on the job, his office said. The last half of his tenure was the most tumultuous in U.S.

2006-01-10 08:43:13

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's inspector general, who fought for more resources to probe abuses in subsidized communications to schools and libraries, retired last week, according to a notice obtained by Reuters on Monday.

2005-11-16 03:09:16

By Brooks Boliek WASHINGTON (Hollywood Reporter) - In his zeal to force conservative views onto the public airwaves, the former head of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting interfered with PBS programming decisions and may have required the corporation's new president to pass "political tests," an internal investigation revealed.

2005-11-15 17:17:05

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, who drew fire for his conservative views, used "political tests" to recruit a new board president, inspectors reported on Tuesday.

2005-11-15 15:20:40

By Deborah Zabarenko WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The former chairman of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, who drew fire for his conservative views, used "political tests" to recruit a new board president, inspectors reported on Tuesday.

2005-10-18 12:08:52

By Jeremy Pelofsky WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A $2.25 billion program to help provide U.S. schools and libraries with Internet and other communications services is poorly managed and "extremely vulnerable" to waste, fraud and abuse, a congressional report released on Tuesday said.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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