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Federal Energy Regulator to Take Steps to Protect Grid

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 9:05am
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission will clamp down on public disclosure of potentially sensitive material after criticism of its handling of an analysis of the grid's vulnerability to physical attack.

Kathleen Sebelius to Resign HHS Post

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:50am
Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will step down from her post, days after the formal end of the rollout of the Obama administration's signature health law.

Firms Urged to Share Cyber-Threat Data

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 8:46am
Swapping information about cybersecurity threats with other companies won't violate U.S. antitrust laws, the Obama administration says.

Albuquerque Police Violated Rights, Justice Department Finds

Fri, 04/11/2014 - 2:25am
Justice Department said Albuquerque police had committed civil rights violations by engaging in a widespread pattern of excessive and deadly force with civilians who posed little if any threat.

Health Insurance Enrollment Has Hit 7.5 Million, Sebelius Says

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:48pm
At least 7.5 million people have signed up for health insurance through federal and state health-care exchanges, Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said.

Obama Hails Civil Rights Act on 50th Anniversary

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 10:10pm
President Obama hailed the civil-rights legacy of Lyndon Johnson, saying the laws the former president championed had become as fundamental as the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

Who Is Sylvia Burwell, HHS Secretary Sebelius's Replacement?

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:57pm
Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the director of the Office of Management and Budget, will succeed Kathleen Sebelius as Health and Human Services Secretary.

Regulators Tell Banks to Plug 'HeartBleed' Security Hole

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:41pm
An alert from the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council said banks needed to upgrade their encryption software and 'strongly consider' changing passwords.

GOP Budget Plan Narrowly Passes House

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:24pm
The Republican-led House narrowly passed a 10-year budget blueprint that includes deep spending cuts and promotes an image of fiscal restraint core to the party's election-year message.

Federal Cattle Seizures Spark Clashes in West

Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:16pm
Protesters angry over the government's seizure of cattle it says were illegally grazing on federal land in southern Nevada clashed with law enforcement this week over what they see as regulatory overreach.