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Lack of Paid Parental Leave for Feds is 'Shameful' and a 'Disgrace,' House Dems Say

Providing paid time off is also "good for business," proponents argue.

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Illinois Hunting Legislation Puts Drone Use in Crosshairs

High-tech hunters may have to target wildlife the old fashioned way.

Looking Back at the GSA Scandal: Did the Administration Overreact?

Some say the response to lavish spending in Las Vegas was too heavy-handed, given the limited scope of the problem.

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VA chief Bob McDonald announced the reorganization in November.

VA Announces Major Department Realignment

Official says reorganization is not about job cuts, and that there is 'more than enough work' to go around.

Where Are They Now? Where the Players in the GSA Scandal Have Landed

Two officials fired in the wake of the conference-spending revelations have since been reinstated with back pay.

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What’s It Going to Be This Year? Doing or Being?

It's not about what we’re going to do; it’s about how we want to be.

The Falcon 9 AsiaSat is one of SpaceX's vehicles.

SpaceX Settles With the Air Force, Smoothing the Way for Competition in Spy-satellite Missions

Elon Musk’s rocket company announced a settlement with the Air Force Monday.

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How to Kick-start Your Career

Start with the 5 pillars of continuous learning.

Secret Service officers search the grounds of the White House Monday.

Drone Crashes Onto South Lawn of the White House

A small unmanned aircraft crashed on the southeast side of the executive mansion Monday morning.

Terminal 5 at JFK International Airport.

Homeland Security IG Protests Redactions in Report on Airport Security Lapses

TSA argued information omitted from the report on vulnerabilities at JFK Airport was sensitive.

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The Value of Remembering Ordinary Moments

Though writing down daily events may seem mundane, participants in a recent study were happy to have records of them in the future.

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Mont., is a co-sponsor of the bill.

Senators Reintroduce Sick Leave Bill for Disabled Vets

Legislation would give 104 hours of sick leave up front to first-year feds who are wounded warriors.

Obama Proposes Protecting Oil-Rich Alaskan Wilderness From Oil, Gas Drilling

Oil giants Shell, ConocoPhillips and Statoil hold drilling leases in Arctic waters, but ANWR was next target.

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