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Play of the Day: Trump's Comments Have Not Gone Over Well

Late-night hosts break down the meaning around "somebody's doing the raping."

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Science and Research Provide New Tools to Fight Wildfires

"Our goal is to try to integrate new technologies into a profession that’s really steeped in tradition," says the director of the recently launched Center of Excellence for Advanced Technology Aerial Firefighting.

The White House’s Big Crackdown on For-profit College Debt Takes Effect

They'll need to prove that students will be able to make enough money to pay back all those loans.

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OPM and Homeland Security executives testify June 25. From left to right: OPM Director Katherine Archuleta, OPM CIO Tony Scott, DHS Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity Andy Ozment, and OPM Inspector General Patrick E. McFarland.

OPM Says More Hack Details Coming, But Notification of Affected Feds Could Lag

OPM is striving for accuracy in counting feds affected in second hack.

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Four Ways Your Spouse Can Screw Up Your Security Clearance

If you can’t trust your partner, the government can’t trust you.

Retirement Planning

A Rude Annuity Shock

When a survivor benefit turns out to be much smaller than expected.

Ashton Carter and Martin Dempsey held a press conference Wednesday, July 1.

Dempsey’s Instruction: Prepare for a Long War

In a new National Military Strategy, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff warns the Pentagon to reorganize its global footprint to combat prolonged battles of terrorism and proxy wars.

Robert Neller Tapped as Marine Corps Commandant

He now awaits Senate confirmation as the latest addition to the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter’s national security team at the Pentagon.

Government Shutdown Is on the Horizon, Pelosi Says

House minority leader warns Republicans’ current tactics will lead to an appropriations lapse.

Jim Webb Announces He is Running for President

The former senator from Virginia announced his 2016 bid Thursday afternoon.

CIA Establishes New Diversity Procedures

Report found the agency’s culture insufficiently inclusive.

Federal law enforcement officers, such as these CBP agents supporting the search for prison escapees in New York in June, will soon be able to access retirement funds early without penalty.

Obama Allows Some Feds to Tap Retirement Money Early Without Penalty

President signs bipartisan law that lets federal cops and firefighters access TSP funds without tax fee when they are eligible to retire.

White House to Agencies: Budget for Climate Change

OMB circular says to consider “preparedness and resiliency” goals.

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