Planned Parenthood will continue to receive hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars in the new spending agreement, despite Republican pledges to defund the nation’s largest abortion provider.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Congress ended a brief government shutdown on Friday by reaching a wide-ranging deal that is expected to push budget deficits into the $1 trillion-a-year zone.
An Oxford University study being spread by mainstream news outlets that claims Trump supporters share the most fake news is itself fake news.
Researchers at the Computational Propaganda Project, who are the recipients of over $200,000 in taxpayer funding, spent “several years” developing its “junk news” list, which is actually full of the most popular conservative websites on the internet.
The National Institutes of Health is spending over $300,000 performing “in-home semen testing,” which will pay men $20 for their samples as part of a study hoping to fight infertility.
The National Institutes of Health is spending over $150,000 on a study that aims to fight fat shaming.
Rep. Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) said on Monday that despite a short-lived government shutdown coming to an end, “the war” between Democrats and Republicans will continue.
The State Department announced a new $600,000 taxpayer-funded study that suggests “ideals of masculinity” in Kenya are contributing to terrorism.
The federal government collected approximately $770 billion in taxes in the first quarter of fiscal year 2018, but the federal government still ran a $225 billion deficit during that time, according to the latest monthly Treasury Department statement.
The State Department is spending $50,000 for conferences aimed at getting more female bloggers in India.
The National Endowment for the Humanities is spending over $50,000 on Slouch, a book about Americans’ “poor posture.”