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TSA's Instagram Account is a Must-Follow

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

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Where U.S. Cities Rank on List of World's Top Startup Hubs

Challengers to Silicon Valley include New York, L.A., Boston, Tel Aviv, and London.

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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Republicans Postpone Benghazi Hearing After Deal on State Documents

The committee had been planning to make John Kerry's top aide testify Wednesday.

Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has railed against the information-sharing legislation passed out of the Senate Intelligence Committee as a "surveillance bill by another name."

What is in the Justice’s Cybersecurity Memo?

Despite calls for its release, the government will not make public a memo that Sen. Ron Wyden says is crucial to the Senate’s cybersecurity debate.

Does Identity-Theft Protection Really Work?

Victims of data breaches are usually offered identity-theft-protection services, but even the companies that promise to safeguard your identity are far from infallible.

Rep. Bob Goodlatte, R-Va., sponsored the bill.

House-Backed Bill Orders a Hiring Spree to Fix Embattled Secret Service

Lawmakers move bill to help law enforcement agency move past litany of scandals.

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen during a Congressional hearing in February.

House Oversight Republicans Call for IRS Chief’s Head

Press conference and video restate the case that Koskinen lied about targeting evidence.

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Why You Shouldn't Have 'Limited Access to Email' While On Vacation

You need a break. Here are three easy ways to really unplug while you're away from the office.

IRS Staff Cuts of Up to 30 Percent Raise Risks, GAO Finds

Auditors fault agency for inaccurate reports to Congress on information technology.

Senate Republicans Are Deserting Ted Cruz

The Texan is increasingly assuming the role of Washington maverick and is enlisting his outraged colleagues as his supporting cast.

NSA to Purge Mass Surveillance Phone Data Collected

"Analytic access" to those records, which go back five years, will end on November 29, 2015, and they will be destroyed three months later.

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