(TOKYO) -- The United Nation's nuclear watchdog, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), approved plans by Japan to release water from the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday.The plan would see Japan release 1.3 million tons of treated wastewater... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government squandered more than $200 billion in potential fraud in its aggressive rush to prop up small businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to shatter the U.S. economy, according to a report published Tuesday by the inspector general of the Small... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government squandered more than $200 billion in its aggressive rush to prop up small businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to shatter the U.S. economy, according to a report published Tuesday by the inspector general of the Small Business Administration.The... Read More.
(BOSTON) -- The U.S. attorney for Massachusetts leaked information to help her preferred candidate for the Suffolk County, Massachusetts, district attorney, among other "egregious" violations of DOJ policy, two government watchdogs announced Wednesday.Rachael Rollins, the first African American U.S. Attorney for Massachusetts, announced her resignation... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Two federal law enforcement agencies found credible threats in the lead up to the events of Jan. 6 and also that the FBI and Department of Homeland Security did not follow procedures in the lead up to the day's events, the Government... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Domestic terrorism-related cases increased 357% from 2013 to 2021, according to the Government Accountability Office, which urged the FBI and Department of Homeland Security to do more to combat the issue.In 2013, there were 1,981 open domestic terrorism cases compared to... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Bureau of Prisons "has not been able to identify the prevalence and scope of inmate-on-staff sexual harassment," a new report released by the Justice Department's inspector general found, adding that the problem is "widespread" and affects female officers.But the Bureau... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal watchdog on Monday urged the Federal Election Commission to investigate Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y., alleging he violated federal campaign finance laws by concealing the true sources of campaign donations, misrepresenting campaign spending and illegally using campaign funds for personal... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A Treasury Department watchdog will probe whether Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis improperly used COVID-19 relief funding to pay for migrant flights, ABC News confirmed Wednesday.In a letter obtained by ABC News, the agency's inspector general's office said it has audit work... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over 54 million users play Roblox, a popular multiplayer online game, every day and nearly half of them are under the age of 13, according to the company. At first glance, it may seem cartoonish and harmless but one watchdog group... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Russian President Vladimir Putin's "special military operation" into neighboring Ukraine began on Feb. 24, with Russian forces invading from Belarus, to the north, and Russia, to the east. Ukrainian troops have offered "stiff resistance," according to U.S. officials.The Russian military has... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Career staff at the government's watchdog for the Department of Homeland Security prepared a notice to Congress earlier this year about their difficulty obtaining Secret Service text messages connected to Jan. 6, but it was never included as part of the watchdog's... Read More.