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Climate Change Is Making It Harder to Get to Space

NASA says rising sea levels threaten launch facilities.

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Who Controls Foreign Policy: The President or Congress?

A Supreme Court case over whether passports for people born in Jerusalem should read "Israel" or not could have a surprisingly big effect on the balance of power in the United States.

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What to Expect From Procurement in 2015

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Streamlining agency purchasing systems can unearth surprising savings.

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Troops, Defense Employees Will Have Less Money for Extended Travel Starting Nov. 1

Opponents of a new policy designed to cut costs had hoped the Pentagon would delay its implementation, pending further debate.

Homeless in New Orleans in 2014.

Watchdog: Congress Should Help HUD Improve List of Buildings for Homeless

Inventory of agency properties that could become shelters called too broad.

More than 25,000 Feds Will Have to Switch Health Plans in 2015

Five plans are dropping out of FEHBP, while four new plans are coming in.

Prescription Drug Payments Still Going to Dead People, Watchdog Finds

CMS struggles to enforce pharmacy reporting deadlines on HIV treatments.

How Does Clinton Overcome Obama?

Her biggest problem won’t be age, her campaign strategy, or GOP attacks. It will be that many voters lack faith in government.

Republicans Lower Expectations on Obamacare Repeal

Mitch McConnell reminds voters why repeal isn't going to happen in the 114th Congress, even if he becomes Senate majority leader.

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'An Epidemic of Fear': Ebola in the United States

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases director Anthony Fauci's lessons from three decades of public health crises.

Play of the Day: Is Texas Turning Away from Conservatives?

Lone Star politicians express themselves a little differently.

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7 Workplace Vampires That Can Suck the Life Out of You

How to keep your distance and conserve your emotional energy.

A volunteer receives a dose of an experimental Ebola vaccine at the NIH Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md., in early September.

One Agency's Short-Lived Idea to Have Its Employees Test a New Ebola Vaccine

News editors at VOA found volunteers, but BBG general counsel balked.

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