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Congress Staves Off Government Shutdown…for Now

Bill sets up spending fight during lame-duck session.

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Why Presidents Are Also Celebrities

The Roosevelts transformed the United States—and made its leaders into stars.

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Ellsberg: Whistleblowers Needed to Expose 'Cost and Consequences' of Obama's ISIS Plan

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Those who step forward should remain anonymous, Pentagon Papers leaker says.

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IRS Chief Rebuts Claim of Governmentwide Email Backup

House Republicans renew push to find more missing Lois Lerner emails.

Retirement Planning

Ready, Set, Go

Be sure you have all your ducks in a row well before your retirement date.

Congress Heads Home After Exhausting Eight Days of Work

Congress is cutting its session short and returning to the campaign trail after voting on President Obama's request to arm Syrian rebels.

Military Families Are Most Worried About Pay and Benefits

New survey of spouses, service members and vets reveals force reduction and budget cuts are driving anxiety over finances.

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Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

5 steps to reducing your anxiety on stage.

Pentagon Signs Off on Plan for Striking ISIS in Syria

The Defense secretary says he approved the plan, but Obama has not yet agreed to it.

Who Is Saying What About American Troops 'On the Ground' in Iraq?

The trouble with being both firm and flexible when it comes to military intervention in Iraq.

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CEOs See a World Where They’re More Intimately Involved in Your Health

Group of CEOs advocates for a world where companies have programs to address physical activity, emotional health, and chronic conditions.

Reps. Elijah Cummings, left, and Darrell Issa introduced the bill to expand IG authority.

Watchdogs Would Gain Subpoena Power Under House Bill

Oversight panel’s bipartisan approach would also speed up IG ethics probes.

Obama's ISIS Strategy Will Not Achieve Its Goals, Security Insiders Say

But a majority of the same experts say that the U.S. is safer now than it was before the 9/11 attacks.

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