Retirement of Acting VA Inspector General Doesn’t Halt Criticisms

Senate chairman, whistleblower advocate demand permanent appointment.

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The American Dream: Personal Optimists, National Pessimists

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A survey reveals a huge gap between Americans’ pessimism about the nation and their optimism about their own lives.

Identity Protection, Excessive Military ER Visits, Wellness Review and More

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Washington Navy Yard on Lockdown

Employees shelter in place as massive response unfolds.

A U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air and Marine agent's patch is seen as he patrols patrol near the Texas-Mexico border in February.

Border Agency Needs More Investigators to Tackle Corruption, Report Says

Panel finds CBP employee arrests and misuse of firearms are already prevalent.

Overtime Will Get a Break

Obama announced a regulation to more than double the threshold for overtime pay. Will this help the American middle class?

Accompanied by Joe Biden, the president spoke Wednesday from the Rose Garden.

Obama on Reopening U.S. Embassy in Havana: 'This Is What Change Looks Like'

But the White House's efforts to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba face opposition from Republicans in Congress.

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Migrating to the Cloud in Six Easy Steps

Forget the comprehensive plan. Keep it simple.

The Export-Import Bank's website clearly explains the situation Wednesday.

An Agency Left in Limbo as Authority Expires

The Export-Import Bank is at least temporarily out of the business of authorizing new transactions.

In this 2011 photo, a doctor uses a stethoscope on a child held in the arms of his mother at a health clinic in Kabul.

USAID Updates Error-Riddled Map of Afghan Health Clinics

Watchdog found locations of 80 percent of health facilities were incorrectly documented.

June Was Not a Good Month for the TSP

Every fund but one was in the red last month.

How Will Recent Supreme Court Decisions Affect Boehner's Obamacare Lawsuit?

Lawyers in the latest challenge to the Affordable Care Act say the high court's redistricting opinion helped them clear their biggest hurdle.