This year's shortfall is projected to represent 9.1 percent of the gross domestic product, second only to last year's 9.9 percent mark.
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Inspector general instructs department to return more than $200,000 to the Treasury.
Democrat says recently disclosed findings from NOAA might be giving the public "a false sense of confidence."
The Pentagon is about to deploy a experimental system intended to help helicopters evade deadly small-arms fire.
A software program that turns off PCs at night combined with energy-efficient equipment reduces IT operating costs by $17 million a year.
Reforming roles of Defense audit and contract management agencies is one of many recommendations.
Retired Adm. Thad Allen, who also led the government response to Hurricane Katrina, talks about how the oil spill could affect public policy.
During appearance in Ohio, president also acknowledges that the economy has not recovered as he would like.
Obama administration officials argue that four-month deadline might be overly aggressive.
The deep alienation Americans feel toward their public and private leadership isn't likely to go away when the economy improves.