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In the last fiscal year, the federal government recovered a record $5.69 billion under the False Claims Act, which means the payouts to the whistleblowers, who play a crucial role in exposing cases of fraud, have been some of the biggest ever. ...
Women place flowers at a memorial to the two New York Police Department officers that were shot and killed nearby December 21, 2014 in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn. Credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images Flags flew at half staff...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: In recent days, pro-western Kurdish fighters, backed by American air power, have forced ISIS fighters in Northern Iraq to retreat from territory they seized last summer. For more about this, we are...
Two New York City Police Department officers were shot and killed in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn Saturday, and the gunman died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to news reports. The officers of the 79th precinct had...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: You probably heard that during his news conference yesterday, President Obama took the apparently unprecedented step of only taking questions from female reporters. BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE...
A new fish species has been discovered living at the greatest depths ever explored in the Pacific Ocean, researchers announced Friday.   Biology professor Paul Yancey and students from Washington state’s Whitman College found the translucent...