Is Fiorina Better Off Being Left Out Of The Next Debate?

Despite the climb in the polls, the 2016 contender still may not make it onto the main stage. In an outsider’s campaign, that might not be a bad thing.

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Gay Couple’s Marriage License Blocked Again in Kentucky; Pre-Determined Assisted Suicide in Colo.?

Also: Maryland's manure innovation grant and Connecticut ends homelessness for veterans.

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Modafinil Really Is a 'Smart Drug,' But Is It Workplace Doping?

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Modafinil was recently found to enhance cognition in healthy people.

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Retirement Planning

Best Dates to Retire 2016

How to choose a day next year that maximizes your retirement benefits.

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Budgeteers Join Forces Online to Get More Bang for the Buck

How MAX Federal Community boosts cross-agency collaboration.

Lois Lerner emails obtained from the House Ways and Means Committee.

Yet Another Lois Lerner Email Account Identified

Justice Department acknowledges new documents are headed to Judicial Watch.

OPM to Agencies: We're Here to Help

The government's HR office is trying to be more proactive in helping agencies create the most effective workforce.

  Secretary of Defense Ash Carter is given a tour of the Combat Operations Division as he visits Nellis Air Force Base Aug. 25.

Carter: After Joint Chiefs Breach, Defense Needs Stronger Network Security

Pentagon chief criticizes the military’s computer cybersecurity en route to seek help from Silicon Valley.

Floodwaters pour through a levee near downtown New Orleans on Aug. 30, 2005.

An Oral History of the Katrina Response

The storm was a natural disaster that morphed into a manmade catastrophe.

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Newspaper: German Spies Got Access to NSA Internet Surveillance Tool

The country's domestic intelligence agency promised to work closely with U.S. colleagues to gain access to a controversial piece of NSA software that enables deep surveillance of the Internet.

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U.S. Workplaces Boost the Confidence of Men… And Destroy the Ambitions of Women

Starting out, 43% of women aspire to reach top management. Two years in, only 16% do.

Pay & Benefits Watch

G Fund Suspension Drags On, Pay Raise Deadline Looms

A weekly roundup of pay and benefits news.