The federal government is studying how to use Twitter for surveillance on depressed people.
The University of California, San Diego (UCSD) began a study financed by the National Institutes of Health last month that will provide “population level depression monitoring” through the social media site.
White House visitor logs are not subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), a federal judge ruled Friday, blocking the public from reviewing the records.
Secret Service officials are refusing to pay the security costs for a recent visit by President Obama to Newport Beach, Calif., despite the Romney campaign paying its fair share of the costs at a separate fundraiser in the area.
The disgraced Secret Service supervisors accused of engaging in a cocaine-fueled hooker party on the taxpayer dime will still cash in on lucrative taxpayer-funded pensions.
The Secret Service has terminated three agents in the wake of the Colombian prostitution scandal that has rocked the Obama administration—the second scandal to strike the federal government in as many weeks.