Was a Senator’s Report on Waste in Federal Science Grants More Wasteful Than the Research Itself?

Scientists and agency officials say Hill report does not present a full and accurate picture of their projects and the merits of their work.

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Many Northeast, Midwest States Face Shrinking Workforce arrowThe population of prime working-age adults, ages 25 to 54, will decline in 16 ...

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Don’t Let Cybercriminals Hide From the FBI arrowIf a computer search would qualify for a warrant if its whereabouts were known, why should simply ...


If the Government Made People Do Good, Would that Be Bad? arrowSenator Mike Lee fears enrolling women in the Selective Service is a dangerous ...

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Employer-Based Retirement Plans: Access Varies Greatly arrowMore than 40 percent of full-time workers have no pension or 401(k); geography, ...


Play of the Day: Trump Has a Big Mac in the Sky arrowThe 2016 GOP nominee celebrates clinching with a hamburger on his jet.


Trump and Clinton Want to Bring Back Millions of Outsourced Jobs – Here's Why They Can't arrowInstead of trying to bring back the old economy ...

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The Real Scandal of Hillary Clinton's Emails arrowIt’s not what she wrote—it’s her tendency to wall herself off from alternative points of view.

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The Trump Comparison You Have Not Heard Yet arrowA classics professor writes that Trump’s raucous campaign style is nothing new. He introduces us ...

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Take It From a Marine: Leaders Ask For Help arrowMy mission was clear. It was up to me to figure out how to do it.


Reversing Course on U.S. Soldiers Wearing Kurdish Rebel Insignia arrowOn Thursday, the Defense Department said that in order to blend in, ...


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