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Friday, June 22, 2018

LAPD Study Focused On Small Part Of Discipline System

Some officials believe that the report on disciplinary action within the LAPD is not conclusive.

November 18, 2014

White House Plays Down New Report Of Secret Service Woes

A report reveals that it took the Secret Service days to realize that a man fired multiple bullets at the upstairs residence of the White House.

September 29, 2014

GOP Report: Republicans Have A Problem With Female Voters

Republicans can no longer deny that their party has a major problem with women. A new report, conducted by conservative groups Crossroads GPS and American Action Network, found that women are “barely receptive” to GOP policy, and view Republicans as “intolerant,” “lacking in compassion,” and “stuck in the past.” The report, titled “Republicans and Women Voters: Huge […]

August 28, 2014

Asiana Crash: NTSB Report May Help Resolve Legal Claims, Firm Says

By Dan Weikel, Los Angeles Times LOS ANGELES — Attorneys representing victims and relatives of those killed or injured when Asiana Flight 214 crashed in San Francisco last summer said a federal safety panel’s conclusion Tuesday that pilot error was to blame could help resolve pending lawsuit claims. The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday delivered […]

June 25, 2014

Report Says Climate Change Is Here, Lays Out U.S. Impacts

By Chris Adams, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Saying climate change has “moved firmly into the present,” a federal scientific panel released a report Tuesday that catalogs the impacts of such changes, saying some would be beneficial “but many more are detrimental.” The American Southeast and Caribbean region, for example, is “exceptionally vulnerable” to rising sea […]

May 6, 2014

Right-Wing Health Reform Opponents Discredited By New Medicare Report

Despite desperate predictions that the approximately $500 billion (over 10 years) cut in subsidies to Medicare Advantage private insurers to help pay for healthcare reform would destroy the program and cause painful premium hikes for seniors, a new report from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services shows the opposite has proven to be true: […]

September 16, 2011

What Do Afghans Think Of 9/11? Not Much.

A new report from the Wall Street Journal sheds light on one reason that the United States has had such a difficult time gaining traction in the war in Afghanistan. According to the article, a staggering 92 percent of respondents to a survey of 15-30 year old men in Afghanistan’s war-torn southern provinces said that […]

September 8, 2011

Rebekah Brooks Gave Hacked Cell Phone to Murdered Girl’s Mother

Did Rebekah Brooks, disgraced former editor of Rupert Murdoch’s now-defunct British tabloid the News of the World, give a cell phone to the mother of a murder victim just so her voicemail could be hacked? That’s what new reports suggest. Originally, British police told Sara Payne, whose daughter was murdered by a sex offender in […]

July 28, 2011

Sorry Republicans, Medicare Isn’t Going Bankrupt: Report

Despite hand-wringing from editorial boards and conservative think-tanks and members of Congress for years now, the fact of the matter is that Medicare ain’t in such bad shape, according to a new report from the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: The 2011 report of Medicare’s trustees finds that Medicare’s Hospital Insurance (HI) trust fund […]

July 12, 2011

Private Prisons Lobby Government, Destroy America

A new report from the Justice Policy Institute argues that private prisons have successfully lobbied the government to enact policies that result in more people going to prison. The logic: If more people go to prison, the richer the private prison companies get. The report found that private prison corporations prefer to donate to politicians […]

June 23, 2011

CBO Sees Red Ink Getting Redder

Social Security and Medicare will take up ever-larger shares of GDP in coming decades, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office indicated today in a report. “The aging of the population and the rising cost of health care would cause spending on the major mandatory healthcare programs and Social Security to grow from roughly 10 percent of GDP […]

June 22, 2011