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It's Still Not That Hard to Defraud the Food Stamp Program

States' manual searches deemed more effective than website tools, watchdog finds.

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41 Percent of American Workers Let Paid Vacation Days Go to Waste

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And even when they take time off, they can't seem to stop answering emails.

Does the News of Foley's Failed Rescue Put Troops At Risk?

Rep. Howard "Buck" McKeon, R-Calif., said leak is "outrageous."

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Bush and Obama Spurred Ed Snowden to Spill U.S. Secrets

The whistleblower started out as an idealistic booster of the national security state. Illegal and immoral behavior he witnessed on the inside turned him into an outsider.

Monkeys Can't Get a Copyright

The U.S. Copyright Office includes monkeys on a list of things that do not qualify for copyright protection.

The Senate's Scattershot Approach to Ferguson

Lawmakers are pursuing a subcommittee hearing, a bill, and review of a Defense program, but nothing is expected to pass when senators return in September.

Play of the Day: Paul Ryan Really Wants To Drive A Bus

What is the Wisconsin representative's true calling?

The deadly virus broke out in Guinea this spring.

Two Americans Have Beaten Ebola, but We Don’t Know How

The two infected aid workers have been released from the hospital.

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Study: Nobody Is Paying Attention on Your Conference Call

"Please enter the passcode. Then press pound. Now continue playing Candy Crush."

Attorney General Eric Holder visits Drake's Place restaurant for a meeting with community leaders on Aug. 20 in Ferguson.

Eric Holder’s Challenge in Ferguson

The attorney general is caught between his roles as a civil-rights advocate and a dispassionate seeker of justice.

Clintonphobia: Why No Democrat Wants to Run Against Hillary

Given the Clintons' reputation for retaliating for betrayals, it's just not worth it in 2016.

Chuck Hagel: ISIL Is 'Beyond Anything' The U.S. Has Seen

Obama administration officials signal a lengthy U.S. engagement in Iraq to fight the extremist group.

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