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Lawmakers Want Federal Employees to Stop Harassing Interns

They want everyone else to stop, too.

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10 Years After Katrina, NOAA Preps for Launch of Powerful New Weather Satellites

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The first Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R series will produce “30 times the data at five times the rate and twice the resolution” of the current crop of geostationary satellites.

Looming Northeast Corridor Rail Disaster Demands Solutions

The New York City region needs significant transit infrastructure investments to stay competitive. Can “value capture” financing techniques emerge as an alternative to increased taxation?

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Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said he would like "to learn why this half-billion-dollar project was greenlighted even though a more cost-effective alternative was available."

State Department Plan for Training Center Draws Senatorial Flak

Echoes of Benghazi are heard in debate over duplicative costs.

Next contractor will have to be equipped to deal with high call center volume.

Way More Feds Signed Up for Post-Hack Protections Than Anyone Anticipated

High rate of acceptance will likely raise the cost of OPM’s next contract.

Protesters during a rally against mass surveillance in Washington in 2013.

Obama Administration Dismisses Online Petition Requesting Snowden Pardon

The White House has been responding to "We the People" petitions Tuesday

A health care worker in Minnesota wears a button supporting the Affordable Care Act in 2013.

Report: Americans' Health Is Improving Under Obamacare

A Journal of the American Medical Association study says trends in self-reported health are rebounding under the health care law.

Upton Looks to Keep Pressure on Senate on FDA Reform Bill

House chairman plans to meet with his Senate counterparts Tuesday.

House to Vote Before Recess on Bill Making It Easier to Fire VA Employees

Lawmakers also plan to take up budget fix Wednesday to help department avoid closing hospitals this summer.

Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., introduced the bill.

Bipartisan Evidence-Based Policy Bill Passes House

Plan would create commission on using agency data to improve programs.

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As Companies Shed Annual Reviews, Should Government Follow Suit?

The point is not to reduce the focus on performance, but to reinforce it.

TSA posts photos of guns -- like this one found in baggage at McCarran International Airport in early July -- found by agents on Instagram.

TSA's Instagram Account is a Must-Follow

The Transportation Security Administration's stream features grenades, knives and birds stuffed in socks.

With House Defiant, Senate Eyes a 2-Month Highway Bill

Neither chamber wants to pass the other's bill, so a 60-day measure has emerged as a possible fallback.

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