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FAA Launches New Review of Boeing 737 MAX to Ensure Safety

WASHINGTON — The Federal Aviation Administration said late on Wednesday it is launching a new review of the safety of the now-grounded Boeing 737 MAX that will be headed by a formal top U.S. safety official. The FAA said it …

New Mexico Sues Nursing Home Chain for Inadequate Care

New Mexico’s attorney general on Friday sued one of the nation’s largest nursing home chains over inadequate resident care, alleging that thin staffing made it numerically impossible to provide good care. The novel approach in the lawsuit filed by outgoing …

Whistleblowers Earn a Record $532 Million in 2011

Whistleblowers earned more than $532 million in 2011 through lawsuits alleging fraud against the U.S. government, a record for such payouts, according to a law firm study published on Friday. Private parties suing on the behalf of the government collected …

Louisiana’s Suit Against Katrina Whistleblowers Dismissed

A federal judge on Aug. 24 dismissed a lawsuit by the state of Louisiana accusing two self-described whistleblowers of illegally copying and circulating documents containing confidential information about homeowners applying to a Hurricane Katrina grant program. U.S. District Judge James …