U.S. Troops Fighting Ebola in West Africa Are Earning Bonus Pay

Military members can earn up to $400 extra per month.

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One Way to Avoid Flight Delays: Help Air-Traffic Controllers Do a Better Job arrowHamsa Balakrishnan develops algorithms that help controllers ...

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Woodrow Had a Little Lamb

White House Sheep, a History arrowIn 1918, President Wilson wanted sheep. But trouble lurked.

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Pay & Benefits

Public-Private Sector Pay Gap Remains at 35 Percent arrowFederal Salary Council report says feds now earn on average 35.2 percent less than their ...

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U.S. Hospitals Aren't 'Ebola-Ready' arrowHealthcare workers say they're far from prepared to treat a patient with the virus.

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Nobody Panic, But There Was an Ebola Scare at the Pentagon arrowA woman who recently visited Africa became ill outside the Pentagon this morning. ...

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Obama Orders Two-Step IDs to Combat Credit Card Hacks arrowThe executive order also requires agencies to switch to multifactor authentication to ...

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What Exactly Does an Administration 'Czar' Do? arrowPresident Obama is expected to name a new Ebola czar. A look at his administration’s past ...

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Hawaiian Village In Lava’s Path Awaits Fate Amid New Uncertainty arrowWhat will happen to this Big Island community that may end up divided in ...

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Excellence in Government

Optimism Is the Enemy of Action arrowPositive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.

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Pay & Benefits

Temp Feds Will Have Access to Health Care Coverage Starting in January arrowOPM publishes final rule expanding the Federal Employees Health ...

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Ebola Vaccine Development Probably Too Late to Deal with Current Crisis arrowA major drug firm says it will take until 2016 to ramp up production.

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