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U.S. indicts CIA contractor for killing Afghan prisoner

North Carolina resident is charged with assault following the death of an Afghan prisoner, and the case could provide a template in other prisoner abuse cases.

Move to cancel border security contract hotly debated in House

Opponents argue that nixing Accenture's contract would delay securing the nation's borders for two years and cost the jobs of 330,000 U.S. workers.

Bush's best-laid budget plans go awry

George W. Bush promised balanced federal budgets and a smaller government. How times have changed.

GAO issues recommendations for improving purchase card program

Veteran’s Health Administration must tighten internal controls, auditors say.

House votes to halt immigration services competition

Proponents say that 1,100 Citizenship and Immigration Service jobs should be shielded from competition.

Call Anytime

The Thrift Savings Plan is launching a toll-free hotline for participants who want the latest information on their accounts

GOP blocks war-profiteering amendment

Measure would have created new penalties -- including up to 20 years in jail -- for contractors convicted of overcharging.

House chair calls for single anti-money laundering agency

Rep. Sue Kelly, R-N.Y., laments "vast expanse of bureaucracies" that are currently responsible for seeking to cut off terrorist financing.

Defense spending bill could delay Senate recess

Senate leaders are attempting to reach a deal to wrap up debate on the fiscal 2005 defense reauthorization bill.

Postal Service computer glitch leads to $103 million in overpayments

Postal officials want the inspector general to develop recommendations to prevent a similar mistake from occurring in the future.

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