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Federal Employees Honored For Saving and Improving Lives

Winners' achievements range from promoting the use of a global vaccine to save children from deadly disease to helping paralyzed vets.

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The Complete Guide to Flexible Work That Doesn’t Kill Your Career

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Managers tend to think that using a flexible schedule to be more productive is good.

Ex-IRS Executive Lerner Breaks 15 Months of Silence

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Former head of the tax-exempt organizations unit is a "more complicated figure than the caricature she's become in the public eye," Politico reports.

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Ellen Pompeo and Sandra Oh star in Grey's Anatomy.

Hollywood's Health Experts

A CDC-funded organization has advised TV shows from Grey's Anatomy to Law & Order on how to write plots that deal with medical and health-insurance issues.

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How McKinsey Does Work-life Balance

The consulting firm has much lower rates of chronic conditions like obesity, diabetes, and heart disease than other companies

A Navy F/A-18 pilot at Naval Air Station LeMoore, California, trains in 2005 in a simulator built and maintained by industry.

Shifting More Work to Defense Labs Could Save Money, Improve Performance

To keep government technical staff relevant, they need better facilities.

The Emergence of Hillary Clinton, 2014 Cheerleader

In a speech at the DNC's Women's Leadership Conference, Clinton brought her economic pitch to the midterms.

House GOP Hires New Firm to Sue Obama After the First One Bails

The original firm, BakerHostetler, bowed out due to "political pressure," so the House has hired William Burck to handle its lawsuit against the president over Obamacare.

White House Intruder Identified as Iraq Veteran While Politicians Take Aim at Secret Service

More details emerge from Friday's White House intrusion and politicians go after the Secret Service.

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Technology on a Diet: 5 Reasons to Embrace Open Source

Even with shrinking budgets, agencies can innovate.

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How Environment Can Boost Creativity

Dim lighting and ambient noise may lead to more out-of-the-box ideas.

A Coast Guard headquarters courtyard at the St. Elizabeths campus.

Will Congress Pull the Plug on Homeland Security’s Move to St. Elizabeths?

GAO blasts department and GSA for lapsed schedule and cost overruns.

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