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Group Hopes to Raise More Than $200K for Grieving Military Families

Hundreds will run in Sunday’s Marine Corps Marathon for non-profit that helps survivors of fallen service members’ cope with loss.

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Need Cattle-Guard Location Data? Utah Has That and Plenty More

See how the Beehive State’s transportation department is using its open-data portal can to unlock all sorts of information.

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How the Government Spent $103 Billion in Just 2 Months

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And those were just the contracts we know about.

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Lifesize Foosball Game, Swedish Massages for Rabbits Make Coburn's Final 'Wastebook'

Retiring senator frames alleged wasteful spending against the backdrop of increasing “chaos, confusion and uncertainty.”

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Internal Revenue Commissioner John Koskinen testifies on Capitol Hill in July.

IRS Chief: Congressional Overseers May Have Gotten ‘A Little Carried Away’

Koskinen tells trade publisher his agency made mistakes, but defends post-scandal reforms.

Funding Hikes to Combat Health Care Fraud Could Pay Off, CBO Says

Study examines budget impact of Justice and HHS efforts to reduce improper payments.

Excellence in Government

How to Write a Business Letter: Advice From the 18th Century

You too can sound like a rich, proper, old English gentleman with guidance from their charming correspondence manuals.

Did the U.S. Just Accidentally Give Weapons to ISIS?

The Pentagon is investigating a video that seems to show the terrorist group holding an air-dropped bundle intended for Syrian Kurdish fighters.

Federal Retirees to Receive a 1.7 Percent COLA for 2015

Employee groups say the bump won’t keep pace with the rising costs confronting seniors.

Jeffrey Fowle is greeted by family members upon his arrival in the United States Wednesday.

The American Released From North Korea

Authorities arrested Jeffrey Fowle at an airport while he attempted to leave the country. His crime: leaving a bible in his hotel.

Excellence in Government

How to Feel Amazing in Five Minutes

When you take the time to lean in and listen to someone, it does wonders for the soul.

Nurse Barbara Smith demonstrates the proper way for health care workers to use personal protective equipment when dealing with Ebola during an education session in New York on Tuesday.

The CDC Is Not Messing Around With Its New Rules for Protective Ebola Gear

The agency has a new, extensive process for donning protective wear in U.S. hospitals.

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