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AP Source: US To Hit Fiat Chrysler With Record $105M Fine

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will reveal the fine on Monday.

07/26/2015

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A Year On, Children Caught On Border Struggle To Stay, Adapt

While his teenage mother has been allowed to stay and seek a green card under a program for abused and abandoned children, Joshua’s lawyer says he has been classified as an enforcement priority by government lawyers.

07/04/2015

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Senator: ‘Chinese’ Hackers Stole Social Security Numbers For Federal Civilian Employees

Hackers stole personnel data and Social Security numbers for every federal employee, a government worker union said Thursday.

06/11/2015

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Harris announced the filing of a lawsuit against the for-profit Corinthian Colleges and its subsidiaries for alleged false advertising, securities fraud, intentional misrepresentations to students and the unlawful use of military insignias in advertisements. Santa Ana, California-based Corinthian Colleges operates 111 total campuses in North America with 24 Heald, Everest and WyoTech colleges in California that have an estimated 27,000 students.  (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government Makes It Easier For Corinthian Students To Erase Debt

The federal government will make it easier for more students who attended the now-defunct Corinthian Colleges to get rid of their federal loans, officials announced Monday, as part of a new plan that could cost as much as $3.6 billion.

06/08/2015

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Near $1B In Medical Malpractice Payouts To Veterans Paid By Federal Funds, Not VA

Thousands of payouts to veterans who have claimed to be victims of medical malpractice have recently been uncovered, and the money may not be coming from where you might expect.

11/24/2014

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AP Exclusive: Drones Patrol Half Of Mexico Border

The U.S. government now patrols nearly half the Mexican border by drones alone in a largely unheralded shift to control desolate stretches where there are no agents, camera towers, ground sensors or fences, and it plans to expand the strategy to the Canadian border.

11/12/2014

View of a damaged hotel in San Jose del Cabo, on September 15, 2014 after hurricane Odile knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. Odile weakened to category two on the five-level Saffir-Simpson scale but still packed powerful winds of 175 kilometers (110 miles) per hour after crashing ashore overnight near Cabo San Lucas, according to the US National Hurricane Center. Some 24,000 foreign tourists and 6,000 Mexican beachgoers spent the night in hotels where conference rooms were transformed into shelters.  (credit: RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Relatives Fear For Family In Hurricane-Ravaged Cabo As Mexican Government Evacuates Stranded Tourists

Back at home, relatives remain anxious about the well-being of their loved ones, with vacationers left stranded in areas so flooded the only way out is to wait for a flight.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/16/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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Sultan Of Brunei Asked To Divest Ownership In Beverly Hills Hotel Or Reject ‘Inhumane’ Islamic Law

In a 5-0 vote, council members approved a resolution compelling the Sultan of Brunei to either sell the hotel or denounce an Islamic law imposed in Brunei last month

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/06/2014

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Amid Drought, California Government Cuts Water Use

Government in drought-afflicted California is trying to lead by example and cut water use by the same 20 percent that residents have been asked to save.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2014

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Tourists, Homebuyers Will Be Impacted In Government Shutdown

At midnight EST Monday, Congress failed to reach an agreement on a spending bill and parts of the federal government officially shut down.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/30/2013

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$25K Reward Offered For Suspect Sought In Armed Robbery Of Studio City Post Office

Police were called to the scene following reports of a man armed with a semi-automatic handgun robbing 3950 Laurel Canyon Blvd. at approximately 3 p.m. Wednesday.

09/19/2013

Zeena Sabri (L) and Rima Karuf join members of the Society of Arab Students at the University of California, Irvine to protest the destruction of a cardboard wall that was supposed to portray the security wall built to keep Palestinian suicide bombers out of Israel on May 27, 2004, in Irvine, California. The students believe the burning of the wall in the campus free speech area was a hate crime. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds Reject Anti-Semitism Claims At 3 UC Campuses

The federal government has dismissed allegations that three University of California campuses failed to effectively respond to claims of anti-Semitism that arose out of pro-Palestinian events at the schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013

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Feds Delay Policy Allowing Knives, Sports Equipment On Planes

Federal officials have temporarily delayed a policy change that would have let people carry small knives, novelty bats and other sports equipment on planes.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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