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Obama: ISIL 'Has No Place in the 21st Century'

President condemns militant group responsible for the murder of journalist James Foley.

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Gen. Allen: Destroy the Islamic State Now

Defense One

What we’re facing in northern Iraq is only partly a crisis about Iraq. It is about the region and potentially the world as we know it. By Ret. Gen. John Allen

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Pro-Palestinian Hackers Deface Delaware State Treasury Site

Nextgov

Hactivists defaced the site with messages including: ‘Hacking sites will not STOP!!! Unless Gaza is Free.'

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Retired Army 1st Sgt. William Staude, of Elliott, Pa., salutes the colors being carried by soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

How Veterans’ Preference Laws Are Dragging Down Federal Hiring

‘Unwieldy’ and ‘convoluted’ laws are confusing vets and feds alike, report finds.

Pay & Benefits Watch

Three Charts Showing How White Males Hold the Highest-Paid Federal Jobs

The average male fed is a full grade level above the typical woman.

McConnell Promises Spending Standoff Over Obama’s Green Agenda

The GOP leader stopped short of an explicit shutdown threat, but he did say a Republican majority would use the budget to go after EPA’s environmental rules.

John Kerry: ISIL 'Must Be Destroyed'

Secretary of State has strong words about the U.S. mission against the militant group.

Excellence in Government

It’s Time to Focus on Empowerment and Recognition

What it will take to pull up from dead last in the Best Places to Work rankings.

Rep. Darrell Issa, R-Calif.

Darrell Issa to Investigate 'Do-Nothing' Patent Office Employees

Move over, IRS. Oversight committee chairman has a new enemy.

Excellence in Government

Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute?

Walkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and transit users.

Pentagon Financial Managers Embrace Data Tools Amid Austerity

Survey finds pessimism on information technology acquisition and workforce training.

Having a Daughter Won't Make You Vote Democratic (or Republican)

A new study challenges previous conclusions about how parenthood changes politics.

Excellence in Government

Yoga Makes Brains Nimble, Too

Practicing hatha yoga three times a week improved older Americans’ information recall, mental flexibility and task-switching.

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