What If the Oceans Were National Parks?

Ocean conservationists want to bring the same approach to the ocean that the century-old National Park Service brought to the land.

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Arizona’s Voters Are Victorious in the Fight Against Gerrymandering

The Grand Canyon State is now one of 13 states to take active steps against gerrymandering.


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The Chemical Safety Board investigates accidents like the 2013 fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

Chemical Safety Board Down to Two Members, Still at Odds

Interim Chairman Engler pushes through new transparency rule.

Feds: App Secretly Hijacked Phones to Mine Digital Money

The "Prized" app drained batteries and burned through mobile data, according to regulators.

Homeland Security Undersecretary Rafael Borras testifies on Capitol Hill in March 2013.

Don’t Blame the Budget for Agencies’ Lack of Innovation

Rafael Borras talks modernization, performance management from his new post at A.T. Kearney.

Fedblog Burning Man 2014

Feds to Festival: Give Us Ice Cream and Air Conditioning

Burning Man organizers say Bureau of Land Management demands $1 million in amenities to oversee the event.

Supreme Court Deals Huge Blow to Obama Green Agenda

In 5-4 decision, Court overturns rules on toxic emissions from power plants.

The Tarakhil Power Plant outside Kabul, Afghanistan.

USAID, Watchdog Clash on Success of $335 Million Afghan Power Plant

SIGAR questions agency’s consultation with Kabul on underused power source.

Same-Sex Married Feds Already Have Access to Health and Retirement Benefits

Landmark decision will have little impact on benefits because a 2013 ruling opened up many to federal workers and retirees in same-sex marriages.

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Demonstrators in support of the Islamic State rally in Mosul in 2014.

Charts: Who Are the Americans Accused of Joining ISIL?

Despite research, there is no one "profile" that they all fit.