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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Report finds IRS refunded $4B to identity thieves

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service issued $4 billion in fraudulent tax refunds last year to people using stolen identities, with some of the money going to addresses in Bulgaria, Lithuania and Ireland, according […]

11/07/2013

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IRS paid more than $110B in improper tax credits

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Treasury investigator says the Internal Revenue Service has paid out more than $110 billion in tax credits over the past decade to people who didn’t qualify for them. The Earned Income […]

10/22/2013

NY probes commercial driver’s license scam

NEW YORK (AP) — New York drivers apparently cheated on hundreds of tests to operate the most vulnerable vehicles on the road — from trucks hauling hazardous materials to school buses — and eight commercial […]

09/26/2013

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Inspector general reviews LAPD arrestee injury

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Commission’s inspector general is investigating the case of a woman who says she was somehow ejected from a moving police car while handcuffed. Inspector General Alex Bustamante […]

09/10/2013

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Gotcha Guide: How Washington investigates itself

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most of what Americans know about their government’s crimes, misdeeds and foul-ups comes from the government itself. Washington’s investigation machine never quits. Thousands of federal workers spend hundreds of millions of dollars […]

05/31/2013

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VA adds 1,000 mental health professionals to staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Veterans Affairs says it has added more than 1,000 mental health professionals and 200 support staff to meet the needs of returning veterans, but still has more to do to meet a requirement set by President Obama.

02/11/2013

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Secret Service chief to step down after 30 years

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the Secret Service is stepping down after 30 years on the job. A Secret Service spokesman says Mark Sullivan will retire effective Feb. 23. His replacement hasn’t been announced.

02/01/2013

Arlington's new management makes progress

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) – The new management at Arlington National Cemetery is earning praise for cleaning up management problems that led to the mis-identification of a number of graves. A new report from the Pentagon’s […]

09/20/2012

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