Senate Rejects Trump's Request for Immigration Enforcement Hiring Spree

Spending measure would cut TSA screeners, but boost Border Patrol.

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Senate Bill Seeks $1.8 Billion for DHS’ Cyber Mission


The funding includes $731 million to maintain and upgrade the cybersecurity of federal computer networks.

Interior IG Advances Probe of Secretary Zinke’s Travel (And His Wife’s)

Watchdog issued an unusual alert about incomplete documentation.


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U.S. special envoy for North Korea policy Joseph Yun speaks in Tokyo in April.

All Quiet on the North Korean Front?

It would be a mistake to interpret a lack of missile tests as a willingness to engage in denuclearization talks.

Senate Seeks Much Smaller Spending Cuts Than Trump and the House, at Some Agencies

Republicans approve some separation incentives but look to block others.

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'Ask For What You Want and Then Zip It:' Advice For Women Returning To Work After a Career Break

Contrary to popular perception, not all women want to come back part-time after a career break.

How the Trump Administration's Suit to Block a Media Merger Could Hurt the Tech Industry

The lawsuit may pit AT&T and Time Warner against the Justice Department. But it's Silicon Valley that might suffer the most.

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Snarky Coworkers Can Ruin Morale, Even When The Boss Is Supportive

An unpleasant coworker's words can have a bigger impact than you'd expect.

Play of the Day: Being Thankful for LaVar Ball and Donald Trump

America gets the feud it didn't know it needed.

Senate Appropriations Bill Leaves Pay Raise to Trump

No push for pay parity to match civilian increase with 2.4 percent bump for military members.

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Make #GivingTuesday a Day to Remember

The new volunteerism component of the Combined Federal Campaign gives feds another way to support the causes they care about.