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Agencies Paid Hundreds of Employees to Not Work for at Least One Year

Agencies use administrative leave largely to pay employees facing disciplinary action, report finds.

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Can Homeless People Move Into Baltimore's Abandoned Houses?

There are more than 16,000 vacant homes in the city. Are they the solution to the long-standing housing crisis?

The Number of Industries Getting Classified Cyberthreat Tips from DHS Has Doubled Since July

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The banking, chemical, water, information technology and transportation sectors all recently joined.

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Wait, Why Another 'Czar'?

To fight Ebola, President Obama has appointed the U.S.'s latest ... Russian emperor? Here's a brief history of a strange title.

On Politics

The Trench Warfare Begins

Democrats' chance to maintain their hold on the Senate now boils down to the ground game.

VA chief Bob McDonald holds a town hall meeting in Washington. The viewpoint survey was conducted before McDonald took over and made an effort to improve morale.

Overall Morale at VA Dips, Along With Faith in Leaders

Agency employees report a strong sense of mission and enthusiasm for their work despite challenges.

Congress Prepares to Offer More Money for Ebola Fight

As they await a White House request, appropriators are beginning to get their ducks in a row.

Leon Panetta and Hillary Clinton: It's Complicated

Reporters have focused on how the former defense secretary's memoir praises her and criticizes the president. The book itself tells a different story.

Former NSA Director Keith Alexander

NSA's Moonlighting Problem

A former NSA head has recruited one of his underlings for his lucrative cybersecurity firm—but that underling still works for the agency.

Facebook to Feds: Stop Impersonating Our Users

The social network accused the DEA of threatening "the integrity of our community" by pretending to be a New York woman on the site.

Play of the Day: How Television Could Save the Supreme Court

Last Week Tonight takes on the camera ban at the court.

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Amid Ebola Scare, CDC Falls in Public’s Esteem

Poll shows FBI as only civilian agency respected by majority of Americans.

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