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House Speaker John Boehner arrives for Tuesday's vote on the funding bill.

No Shutdown: DHS Stalemate Finally Ends

In "unmitigated loss for conservatives," House approves bill to fund the department for the fiscal year.

VA chief Bob McDonald would need to publish regulations describing the bonus rescission process so that employees know their rights.

House Passes Bill Allowing VA Secretary to Claw Back Bonuses

Legislation allows employees to ask for a third-party review of secretary’s decision.

Airmen load a precision-guided munitions on an A-10 Warthog in Afghanistan.

US, Allies Reviewing Bomb Stockpiles for ISIS Fight

The U.S. military is making sure it has enough bombs and missiles to continue striking Islamic State strongholds in Iraq and Syria.

Iraqi security forces head to Baghdad on the main road between Baghdad and Mosul, on June 11, 2014.

John Allen: ISIS Losing, But Iraq Still Isn't Ready To Win

Iraq’s government may not be ready to handle what happens when it defeats ISIS.

Rep. Jim Cooper, D-Tenn.

When Congress and Cloud Collided

A lawmaker came up with a new meaning for the term “cloud.” But DOD’s chief information officer isn’t smiling.

Samantha Power: U.S.-Israel Partnership 'Transcends Politics and It Always Will'

The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations unsurprisingly affirms U.S. commitment to Israel.

Lawmakers Seek to Reverse Cuts to Some Travel Allowances

Bill would repeal Pentagon policy that reduced per diem rates for military and civilian employees on long-term travel.

New dates made backlog appear less severe.

VA Watchdog Finds Data Manipulation of Disability Claims at Arkansas Facility

Employees -- complying with headquarters guidance -- changed the dates in dozens of cases so that older claims appeared newer.

DOD acting Chief Information Officer Terry Halvorsen

What 'Cloud' Really Stands For? House Mulls Over Pentagon IT Programs

Acting Defense Department Terry Halvorsen urged lawmakers to prioritize efforts to update military IT, such the Joint Information Environment, a concept for a militarywide data sharing system.

DHS chief Jeh Johnson said employees are "entitled to know what is going to happen next week."

DHS Has Begun Notifying Employees of Their Furlough Status

Congress is working on a deal to avoid a DHS shutdown, but the department says it must prepare for the worst.