The accumulation of misdeeds described by the Commerce Department watchdog also included a layover in Paris, partly funded by taxpayers.

Officials pledged to improve their response to the theft of some of the government's most sensitive data

Last month's assault on three staffers at the Canaan, Pa. federal prison demonstrate the risks in using regular prison staff as correctional officers.



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Culture clashes between veterans and civilians who didn't serve are partly to blame for veterans' relatively short tenure in government

VA officials told auditors they don't know why hospitals are doing fewer investigations of preventable medical errors.

Federal employees are on track for a 1.3 percent pay raise in January, following a decision by President Obama to set that figure by default if Congress continues to follow its strategy of action by inaction on the raise.

The Department of Health and Human Services seems to have reversed security restrictions on advocate Michael Ellenbogen after provocative remarks he made.

The government is rolling out new digital tools like this to improve the public's notoriously frustrating experience dealing with federal agencies

Even the Department of Veterans Affairs, traditionally a draw for former troops, lost a little more than a quarter of its veterans within two years.

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