Aug 20, 2009 -The idea that workers should be encouraged to tough it out and come to work even if they don't feel well is so 20th century. In the new millennium, with its pandemic flu threat hanging in the air, the government hopes that workers who think they may be coming down with something will stay home so as not to infect their coworkers. And the government wants companies to encourage that attitude with flexible sick leave policies, among other efforts.
Aug 19, 2009 -Eric Schmitt of The New York Times writes about a counterterrorism unit in an FBI field office in Los Angeles, with which he spent two days, using it as a way to examine the changing role of the FBI post 9-11.
Aug 17, 2009 -The Department of Justice’s Office of the Inspector General handle dinvestigations into seven alleged of civil rights violations in federal prisons during the first half of the year, six of them involving Muslim inmates, according to a new report.
Aug 14, 2009 -Federal and Michigan state officials yesterday toured the Standish Maximum Correctional Facility to assess the prison's ability to safely detain prisoners from the U.S. detention center in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Aug 13, 2009 -A controversial new study contends that some people who died after being tased or subdued by police did not die from the shock or the restraints but from a rare disorder, reports Wired.com's Danger Room.