An Ebola Vaccine May Be on the Way

Clinical trials begin next week, NIH announces.

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Indiana Judge Has Unusual Courthouse Dispute With Mayor

Kokomo mayor says judge has shown “bizarre behavior over time.”

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Obama: 'We Don’t Have a Strategy Yet'

Defense One

President Obama said the U.S. is not about to escalate the Islamic State fight because he is still searching for a long-term strategy to defeat the group. By Kevin Baron

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Sen. Feinstein Pushes to Delay Release of CIA Torture Report

The classified torture report will come out only on her timeline.

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Sister of Suspected Boston Marathon Bombers Arrested for Bomb Threat

"I know people who can put a bomb on you,” Tsarnaeva allegedly said.

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Phased Retirement: Case Studies

Running the numbers on a couple of hypothetical examples of employees considering the new option.

Temp Feds Are One Step Closer to Health Insurance

As comment period on draft rules ends, union urges OPM to provide access to FEHBP to newly-eligible employees ASAP.

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., urged the intelligence chief to send a stronger message.

Is the Government Taking Feds’ Tax Debt Seriously Enough?

Security clearance reform should address financial troubles, senator says.

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In Performance Reviews, Women are Criticized for Personality Rather Than Performance

The gender of the manager giving the review didn’t make a difference.

Hollywood, the Circus, and Congress Are Fighting Over 'Tiger Selfies'

Activists want Congress to stop the mega-feline selfie craze, and some members are signing on to help.

The Head-On Politics of Going Around Congress on Climate Change

White House faces collision with GOP over global pact that wouldn't go through Senate.