Find Post Investigations On:
Facebook Scribd Twitter
Friendfeed RSS Google Reader
» About This Blog | Meet the Investigative Team | Subscribe
Ongoing Investigation

Top Secret America

The Post explores the top secret world the government created in response to the attacks of Sept. 11.

Ongoing Investigation

The Hidden Life of Guns

How guns move through American society, from store counter to crime scene.

Have a Tip?

Talk to Us

If you have solid tips, news or documents on potential ethical violations or abuses of power, we want to know. Send us your suggestions.
• E-mail Us

Categories

Post Investigations
In-depth investigative news
and multimedia from The Washington Post.
• Special Reports
• The Blog

Reporters' Notebook
An insider's guide to investigative news: reporters offer insights on their stories.

The Daily Read
A daily look at investigative news of note across the Web.

Top Picks
A weekly review of the best
in-depth and investigative reports from across the nation.

Hot Documents
Court filings, letters, audits and other documents of interest.

D.C. Region
Post coverage of investigative news in Maryland, Virginia and the District.

Washington Watchdogs
A periodic look into official government investigations.

Help! What Is RSS?
Find out how to follow Post Investigations in your favorite RSS reader.

Hot Comments

Unfortunately I believe that we are limited in what we can focus on. I think that if we proceed with the partisan sideshow of prosecuting Bush admin. officials, healthcare will get lost in the brouhaha.
— Posted by denamom, Obama's Quandary...

Recent Posts
Bob Woodward

The Washington Post's permanent investigative unit was set up in 1982 under Bob Woodward.


Archives
See what you missed, find what you're looking for.
Blog Archive »
Investigations Archive »

Have a Tip?
Send us information on ethics violations or abuses of power.
E-Mail Us »

Other
Investigations
Notable investigative projects from other news outlets.
On the Web »
Top Picks »

Gov. Audit Finds U.S. Overpaid Blackwater; IG Report: Regulators Failed Banks; CIA Mistaken on 'High-Value' Detainee, Document Shows

POSTED: 12:13 PM ET, 06/16/2009 by Sarah Fitzpatrick

Today's Daily Read powered by Publish2. See what else we're reading by subscribing to our GoogleReader feed, or following us on Twitter.

Gov. Audit Finds U.S. Overpaid Blackwater Wall Street Journal ($)
A government audit found that the State Department overpaid the contract-security firm once known as Blackwater Worldwide by tens of millions of dollars because the company failed to properly staff its teams in Iraq.

IG Report: Regulators Failed Banks USA Today
The inspectors general at the U.S. Treasury and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC) have both issued reports saying that bank failures surged because regulators in some cases didn't step in and prevent hazardous behavior, and in others actively helped banks hide their growing problems.

CIA Mistaken on 'High-Value' Detainee Washington Post
An al-Qaeda associate captured by the CIA and subjected to harsh interrogation techniques said his jailers later told him they had mistakenly thought he was the No. 3 man in the organization's hierarchy and a partner of Osama bin Laden, according to newly released excerpts from a 2007 hearing.

Detainee Says He Lied to CIA Interrogators Los Angeles Times
Self-proclaimed Sept. 11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed told U.S. military officials that he had lied to the CIA after being abused, according to documents made public Monday. The claim is likely to intensify the debate over whether harsh interrogation techniques generated accurate information.

Study Suggests Link Between Deaths, ADHD Drugs Washington Post
Children taking stimulant drugs to treat attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder are several times as likely to suffer sudden, unexplained death as children who are not taking such drugs, according to a study of a small group of children that was funded by the Food and Drug Administration and the National Institute of Mental Health.

Signs of Fraud, but No Hard Evidence in Iranian Election WaPo
Legislators' Cars Cost California Taxpayers LAT
Microsoft Sues Three in Click-Fraud Scheme NYT
Obama To Propose New Banking Regs LAT
Fraud Victims Want Maximum for Madoff NYT
S.E.C. Seeks Ruling on Reserve Fund NYT
Report: Antiterror Fight Undercuts Religious Freedom NYT
Government Reform Efforts Fall Short in Illinois NYT
Sen. Grassley Seeks Answers on IG Firing ABC
Stimulus Earmark Criticized Politico
South Africa Investigates Alleged Ponzi Scheme WSJ ($)

By Sarah Fitzpatrick |  June 16, 2009; 12:13 PM ET The Daily Read
Previous: Lawmakers Reveal Health-Care Investments; CIA Fired Firms Aiding Interrogations; Financial Regulation Plan Detailed | Next: Concern Over E-Mail Surveillance Grows; CIA Fights Full Release of Detainee Docs; White House Withholds Visitor Logs

Comments

Please email us to report offensive comments.



Post a Comment

We encourage users to analyze, comment on and even challenge washingtonpost.com's articles, blogs, reviews and multimedia features.

User reviews and comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the site. Additionally, entries that are unsigned or contain "signatures" by someone other than the actual author will be removed. Finally, we will take steps to block users who violate any of our posting standards, terms of use or privacy policies or any other policies governing this site. Please review the full rules governing commentaries and discussions.




characters remaining

 
 

© 2010 The Washington Post Company