OVERSIGHT - ALL ARTICLES
Program costs have ballooned over the last three years, increasing by more than 50 percent.
Roles and missions review focuses on irregular warfare, cyberspace, airlift and intelligence-gathering with unmanned aircraft.
Modifications to contracts would require protections from worms and viruses, and stronger encryption requirements.
Inventory audit shows some facilities hoard excess weapons while others have shortfalls.
Amendment extends protections to FBI and intelligence community whistleblowers and strengthens them for federal contractors.
Obama's choice for attorney general was approved on a 17-2 vote.
Tax and real estate data collection for secretary-designate Tom Daschle has taken longer than anticipated.