The National Institutes of Health spent nearly $50,000 on “elegant” bicycle shelters for its headquarters.
The National Institutes of Health is telling depressed teenage girls to make “friends with yourself,” in a pilot study of a new Buddhist-inspired mindfulness program.
A Department of Veterans Affairs hospital in Wisconsin spent nearly half a million dollars on equipment it couldn’t use, including two robots purchased to move supplies throughout the facility.
The National Institutes of Health is spending over $50,000 to study whether college students eat junk food when they drink.
The National Science Foundation is spending roughly $150,000 to make college engineering programs “inclusive” to LGBT students.
Regulations issued under the Obama administration could cost taxpayers roughly $350 billion, according to a new report released by Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.).
The Small Business Administration spent $18 billion over 15 years on taxpayer-financed loans to businesses that ended up failing, according to a report from Open the Books, a nonprofit group that focuses on government transparency.
The Department of Veterans Affairs spends billions of dollars annually on contracts for goods and services without proper oversight and management, according to a government watchdog.
The Social Security Administration has paid dead federal workers $1.7 million in recent years, with the deceased receiving benefits an average of seven years after their death, according to an agency watchdog.
The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly $1 million on a study of lesbian couples to see if stress makes them drink too much.