Ousted Trump official will warn of 'unprecedented illness and fatalities' without coordinated coronavirus response
A former top federal vaccine doctor plans to testify in Congress that the Trump administration was unprepared for the coronavirus pandemic, and that without a national coordinated response "2020 will be the darkest
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Five big questions about the outbreak of vaping-related illnesses
The wide geographic spread of cases of vaping-related illness and the vast vape market are making health officials' investigation more challenging.
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Top Saudi officials discussed assassinating enemies prior to Khashoggi killing: report
Officials close to Saudi Arabia's crown prince discussed plans in 2017 with businessmen to potentially use private companies to assassinate Iranian enemies,
Top U.S. intel official defends ‘fact-based’ conclusion on Russia meddling
Dan Coats, who Trump handpicked to serve as director of national intelligence, said the intelligence community has been “clear” in its assessments of Russian meddling.
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Officials warn of health concerns as temperatures surge into triple digits
One thing is for sure: it’s hot. Health officials with the Kentucky Department for Public Health are urging the public to avoid injury and illness during periods of extreme summertime heat. Officials say to drink plenty of fluids, even when you think you’re not working you’re body too hard. Officials say people older than 65 …
Emails show Iowa official's Tupac fixation before his ouster
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) - The director of Iowa's social services agency was a huge fan of the late rapper Tupac Shakur, and he frequently let his subordinates know it Emails obtained by The Associated Press show that Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding Shakur's music and lyrics even after at least one complained to lawmakers. Then last month, he sent another such email to all 4,300 agency employees. He was abruptly ousted from his…
A top Fed official warns on the risks associated with bitcoin and other digital currencies
"A digital currency issued by a central bank would be a global target for cyber attacks, cyber counterfeiting, and cyber theft."
Whitaker rejected ethics official's advice he should recuse from Russia probe
Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker disregarded the advice of a Justice Department ethics official to step aside from overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, according to a senior department official close to the process.
Two budget staffers resigned after voicing concerns about halted Ukraine aid, official says
Two staffers for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) resigned after expressing frustrations about a hold on military assistance to Ukraine that is now at the center of the impeachment inquiry, a witness has testified.
Top State official details chaos after Yovanovitch ouster to impeachment investigators
Top State official details chaos after Yovanovitch ouster to impeachment investigators Philip Reeker, acting assistant secretary of state for Europe, arrives for closed door interview at the Capitol in Washington on Saturday. | Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo A top State Department official told House impeachment investigators on Saturday about his role in supervising the chaotic fallout from President Donald Trump’s ouster of his ambassador to Ukraine…
Boca Raton: Deputy mayor seeks ouster of beach-park top official
By Steve Plunkett Following what he called an “extraordinary” visit to the Greater Boca Raton Beach and Park District, the city’s deputy mayor wants distric…
What a cute, fluffy little vector for disease! Officials warn of Salmonella from chicks
EUGENE, Ore. - Do you have plans for Easter? Salmonella would like to tag along. @SalmonellaOR is a parody account (operated by Salmonella's arch-nemesis, the Oregon Health Authority) that aims to remind people about the dangers of foodborne illness. But Easter dinner isn't the only place you might encounter Salmonella.
Officials warn Virginians of fake vital records websites
The Virginia Department of Health (VDH) is warning Virginians about scam sites that are charging a fee for vital records application forms, a free service.
Report: Top VA Official Tried to Oust Secretary
An assistant secretary tried to get lawmakers to call on David Shulkin to resign.
US official warns Australia over F-35 aircraft spare parts dilemma
A senior US government audit official says Australia should be asking some serious questions about the global supply of spare parts for the Joint Strike Fighter aircraft, because the system has significant problems.
Another top NSC official ousted under Bolton
The National Security Council has seen a series of staffing changes since the hawkish John Bolton was appointed.
DOJ, CFPB Officials Warn More 'Redlining' Cases on Way
Two top Justice Department and CFPB officials said this week that they are seeing more instances of redlining and lenders steering minority borrowers into higher cost loans.
Amazon's HQ2 is a 'money losing investment for taxpayers,' warns top Fed official
The city Amazon chooses for its second headquarters may end up paying too high of a price, says Neel Kashkari.