The Social Security Administration paid $1 billion in benefits to individuals who did not have a Social Security Number (SSN), according to a new audit.
Employees in the private sector are three times more likely to be fired than those working for the government, according to data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
The federal government issued its final version of the 2015 dietary guidelines, which stresses a “collective” approach to eating and lectures businesses to add physical activity into their employee’s work days by leading “walking meetings.”
The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) gave low-income housing to millionaires, according to a recent audit.
U.S. intelligence agencies have determined with moderate confidence that the hacking of information related to 4 million current and former government workers was carried out by the Chinese military in what security officials says was likely a state-sponsored cyber attack.
The cost of federal regulation neared $2 trillion in 2014, according to a new report by the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI).
News that the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has dropped its warning about the dangers of cholesterol brought to mind a routine by the comedian Lewis Black:
The people who told us about sun block were the same people who told us, when I was a kid, that eggs were good. So I ate a lot of eggs. Ten years later they said they were bad. I went, “Well, I just ate the eggs!” So I stopped eating eggs, and ten years later they said they were good again! Well, then I ate twice as many, and then they said they were bad. Well, now I’m really f—d! Then they said they’re good, they’re bad, they’re good, the whites are good, th-the yellows—make up your mind! It’s breakfast—I’ve gotta eat!
Will they ever make up their minds?