Requiem for a Nightmare

The fate of the FBI's J. Edgar Hoover Building—maybe the most despised structure in Washington, D.C.—is virtually sealed.

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City Mostly Out of Luck After Tornado Doesn't Do Enough Damage

Level of destruction doesn't meet federal standards for major help.

No Matter What Anyone Tells You, Guys: Sweatpants are Not The New Jeans

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The truth is, adults look better in pants with some structure.


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A doctor works in Guinea’s forest region during the Ebola outbreak in March.

Peace Corps Pulls Volunteers from West Africa After Two Exposed to Ebola

Situation is the largest known outbreak on record with roughly 700 deaths across West Africa.

Feds Are Feeling More Out of Touch With Their Managers

Study links to declining satisfaction with internal communications to overall drop in employee morale.

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, D-Md., chairwoman of the Appropriations Committee.

Senate Remains Stalled on Spending Bills

A short-term measure will probably be necessary to keep government open after Sept. 30.

Play of the Day: The Weird Logic Behind Corporate Inversion

The Colbert Report wants to know what's exactly involved in such a move.

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How I Lead: Building Trust and Communication Between Teams

A conversation with HHS executive Ken Sosne.

House Clears Bill Making it Easier to Fire VA Execs

Overhaul legislation would cut off terminated employees’ pay immediately, but allow them seven days for an MSPB appeal.

Obama Asks the GOP to 'Stop Hating All the Time'

The president says that “we could do so much more if Congress would come on and help out a little bit."

The Surgeon General Seriously Wants You to Stop Tanning

Report condemns both outdoor and indoor tanning.

The 'Dangerous, Scary Trend' in Retaliation Against Whistleblowers: Criminal Probes

Grassley aide says Congress could strengthen protections against agency misuse of such investigations.