Troops, Defense Employees Will Have Less Money for Extended Travel Starting Nov. 1

Opponents of a new policy designed to cut costs had hoped the Pentagon would delay its implementation, pending further debate.

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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Get to Space arrowNASA says rising sea levels threaten launch facilities.

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Who Controls Foreign Policy: The President or Congress? arrowA Supreme Court case over whether passports for people born in Jerusalem should read ...

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What to Expect From Procurement in 2015 arrowStreamlining agency purchasing systems can unearth surprising savings.

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Watchdog: Congress Should Help HUD Improve List of Buildings for Homeless arrowInventory of agency properties that could become shelters called ...

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Pay & Benefits

More than 25,000 Feds Will Have to Switch Health Plans in 2015 arrowFive plans are dropping out of FEHBP, while four new plans are coming in.

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Navy Takes on Internet of Things with New Task Force arrow"Task Force Cyber Awakening" will draw from the head U.S. Cyber Command's reaction ...

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Prescription Drug Payments Still Going to Dead People, Watchdog Finds arrowCMS struggles to enforce pharmacy reporting deadlines on HIV ...

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How Does Clinton Overcome Obama? arrowHer biggest problem won’t be age, her campaign strategy, or GOP attacks. It will be that many voters lack ...

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When Government is the Hacker, How Do You Protect Yourself? arrowFBI malware and mass government surveillance breach U.S. citizens’ privacy, tech ...

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Affordable Care Act

Republicans Lower Expectations on Obamacare Repeal arrowMitch McConnell reminds voters why repeal isn't going to happen in the 114th Congress, ...

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'An Epidemic of Fear': Ebola in the United States arrowNational Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci's lessons ...

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Play of the Day: Is Texas Turning Away from Conservatives? arrowLone Star politicians express themselves a little differently.

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