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House members demand better data, more progress on curbing improper payments.

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Ohio Can't Purge Infrequent Voters From Its Rolls

A federal appeals court says the secretary of state violated the National Voting Rights Act when he moved to clean up voter rolls.

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Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, is one sponsor of the bill, which will now go back to the Senate for fine-tuning.

House Clears Bill to Strengthen Program Management

All agencies would appoint new program improvement officers.

Joint Chiefs Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford, right, accompanied by Defense Secretary Ash Carter, testifies on Capitol Hill Friday.

A Mustard Gas Attack on U.S. Troops

A general confirmed that Islamic State fighters used the chemical weapon this week in an attack on American soldiers in Iraq.

14 Days in Solitary for Chelsea Manning

Prison officials in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, found her guilty of attempted suicide and possessing a book deemed prohibited.

On Politics A postal clerk with the 379th Expeditionary Communications Squadron, receives a completed absentee ballot to be mailed Oct. 3, 2008, at an undisclosed air base in Southwest Asia.

Almost 6,000 Americans Have Already Voted for President

The election is 46 days away, but thanks to early voting, some citizens have already made their choice—and millions more have requested absentee ballots.

Everyone Seems to Want Federal Employees to Use Uber

Administration and Congress grapple with overlapping measure to boost rideshare usage.

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The Irrational Idea That Humans Are Mostly Irrational

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Most of the subawards by the Boys & Girls Clubs were unjustified sole-source arrangements.

Justice Department Grantee Faulted for Sole-Source Youth Mentoring Contracts

Rules against contractor lobbying also were not strictly enforced, IG finds.

Gary Johnson is popular among military members.

Libertarian Nominee Gary Johnson is Tied with Trump in an Armed Forces Poll

Trump and Johnson received 37.6 percent and 36.5 percent of troops' support, respectively.

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It’s Not Just You: Survey Confirms Meetings are Putting People to Sleep

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