When a jury pool is all white, a black defendant is more likely to be convicted, says a paper that examined multi-year evidence from two mostly-white Florida counties.
Air traffic control modernization efforts the Federal Aviation Administration has dubbed "transformational" are sliding over schedule, a Transportation Department audit shows.
Tightening budgets at legislative branch agencies are putting a squeeze on the workforce that could impact their ability to fulfill their missions, said officials at an April 18 hearing.
Human rights abuses "facilitated by computer and network disruption, monitoring, and tracking" cause for U.S. sanctions.
The Office of Personnel Management is revising the annual telework data call it has used since 2002 to assess agencies' progress on telework because of data reliability issues in the survey. As a result, OPM won't be able to compare new data collected for reporting obligations under the Telework Enhancement Act of 2010 with prior years due to modifications in the study.
The FBI has solved--at least in the short term--its counterterrorism division staffing problem, says the Government Accountability Office in the first publicly-released GAO assessment of intelligence activities since Director of National Intelligence James Clapper issued a directive (.pdf) in April 2011 telling intelligence community components to cooperate with the GAO "to the fullest extent possible."
Political exigencies required the House Homeland Security Committee to pass down a slimmed down version of cybersecurity bill, said Rep. Dan Lungren.
The Air Force will have to meet an accelerated goal for audit readiness by the end of calendar year 2014 with the legacy systems it has in place rather than the massive enterprise resource planning systems it's been developing, acknowledged Jamie Morin, Air Force comptroller.
The nominees vowed to work with federal agencies before they draw conclusions about whether their activities violate civil liberties.
Preliminary tax filing data shows the public continuing a downward trend in utilization of Free File, an Internal Revenue Service program in partnership with the private sector to offer free online federal tax preparation to most taxpayers.