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White House security official suspended, alleges boss broke rules

By ALEX MARQUARDT and ZACHARY COHEN, CNN Washington, D.C. (CNN)–A veteran manager in the White House office that processes security clearances has been suspended amid allegations she made against her boss that he endangered national security by breaking the law and flouting security procedures. The supervisor, Carl Kline, was also accused by the suspended official, […]

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Senators: Do more to help disabled Americans gain employment

By Richard Burr and Bob Casey, CNN.com (CNN) Recently, we observed the 28th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, known as the ADA, which helped recognize and protect the rights of our 56 million fellow citizens with disabilities. Since the passage of the ADA in 1990, we’ve seen enormous advances. Street […]

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Disabled travelers sue DOT to force accessible lavatories on single-aisle planes

By BART JANSEN, USA TODAY Thomas Wheaton Jr. has waited during the 30 years since he was paralyzed for the Transportation Department to require single-aisle airliners to have lavatories accessible for the disabled. On Tuesday, Wheaton and the advocacy group Paralyzed Veterans of America filed a lawsuit at the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals […]