The Metropolitan Police Department will begin accepting applications for gun carry permits Thursday, but the process to apply is very restrictive.
The Obama administration is claiming executive privilege over more than 15,000 documents related to Operation Fast and Furious, including correspondence between Attorney General Eric Holder and his wife, according to records received Wednesday night by the watchdog group Judicial Watch.
The Veterans Affairs administrator who told staff not to publicly disclose a deadly Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at a Pittsburgh VA hospital is being promoted, the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports.
The U.S. Army has found a steal of a deal–or at least what said is a deal–on a group of World War I paintings. They have already been approved to spend $600,000 on the paintings, which will be a part of its large collection of art.
Sen. Tom Coburn (R., Okla.) released his final Wastebook on Wednesday, and it did not disappoint.
Dr. Coburn, who is retiring after this term, chronicled $25 billion spent on 100 “silly, unnecessary, and low priority projects,” this year. The report touches nearly every agency, finding that the federal government is still spending taxpayer dollars to put animals on treadmills and subsidize wine.
A Tennessee UAW chapter defended the use of “scab” lists to out non-union members.
UAW Local 1853 President Tim Stannard published a defense of the union’s SCAB Report in the labor group’s newsletter following a Washington Free Beacon report.
A Texas woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison after stealing her father’s Social Security benefits for two decades as she kept his mummified corpse in a storage unit along with his car.