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President Barack Obama's top health official is asking for an investigation into the administration's botched rollout of HealthCare.gov.
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Frank DiPascali, Madoff's former lieutenant and the government's star witness at the trial of five former Madoff employees, said Madoff called him into his Manhattan office and told him to close the door behind him on a day Madoff, a former Nasdaq chairman, had spent staring out his window.
Advocates for the mentally ill say the USA has made fitful progress in the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School turned the country's attention to failures in the mental health system.
A teenage girl found carrying a dead fetus in a shopping bag at a Manhattan lingerie store is headed toward trial on shoplifting charges.
As state and federal officials gather in Madison to discuss progress being made on implementing the health care overhaul law, a Democratic lawmaker plans to introduce a bill to bring more Medicaid money to Wisconsin.
Ontario's auditor general focuses on services in health care, education and energy in her annual report on the provincial government to be released later today.
President Barack Obama's choice to head the Internal Revenue Service goes before a Senate committee Tuesday to face tough questions about the agency's targeting of tea party groups and its ability to administer parts of the president's health law.
In this Monday, Aug. 10, 2009, file photo, Center for American Progress Action Fund President & CEO John Podesta speaks at the National Clean Energy Summit 2.0, at The Cox Pavillion in Las Vegas.
Jurors found former Assistant City Manager Angela Spaccia guilty of 11 charges, including conspiracy, misappropriating public funds, falsification of government records and conflict of interest.
George Zimmerman asked a judge on Monday to change the terms of his bond so he can have contact with the girlfriend he's accused of assaulting.
Federal officials on Monday unsealed five criminal cases filed against 18 current and former Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies as part of an FBI investigation into allegations of civil rights abuses and corruption in the nation's largest jail system.
The Crown Prosecution Service announced today that it had authorised the Metropolitan Police to charge the former X Factor judge with "being concerned in" the supply of drugs.
Ex-San Diego mayor Bob Filner was sentenced Monday to three months of home confinement and three years of probation for harassing women while he led America's eighth-largest city, completing the fall of the former 10-term congressman.
The Santa Rosa Press Democrat reports Deputy Erick Gelhaus will be on a desk assignment while the Sonoma County district attorney reviews an investigative report and determines whether he committed criminal wrongdoing.
Jurors who do internet or other research about the cases on which they are sitting should face criminal prosecution rather than proceedings for contempt of court, the Law Commission has said.
The criminal charge against former Marshall County Revenue Commissioner Joey Masters is serious, but hardly jaw-dropping: He's accused on a single misdemeanor count of taking a few hundred dollars from a petty cash fund in his office.