DHS to Solicit Proposals for ‘Wall Structures’ on Southern Border

Department wants contractors to submit design and build prototype concepts by March 10.

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Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin on Medicaid: ‘We Need to Rethink the System’

GOP and Democratic governors were at odds as they convened for their winter meeting over possible changes to the health care entitlement program.

US Air Force to Send F-35 to Fight ISIS … In a Few Years

The plane’s rotation schedule has the JSF making deployments to Europe and the Pacific before heading to the Middle East, a top Air Force general says.

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The Stubborn Problem of Ageism in Hiring

When older adults expect to encounter age discrimination, it can set off a cycle that leads to long-term unemployment.

New Trump Order Will Create Agency Task Forces to Eliminate Regulations

Order is the president's second to limit agencies’ regulatory capacity.

Budget Director Mick Mulvaney waits for the start of a meeting on the Federal budget with President Donald Trump on Feb. 22.

The OMB Director’s Impossible Position

Budget guru Stan Collender predicts Mick Mulvaney may abandon his past positions.

Hiring Freeze Forces Military Spouses to Make Tough Choices

Pentagon says it's looking at potential solutions for civilians blocked from new jobs when their spouses relocate.

A member of the Iraqi Special Forces shoots his machine gun at an Islamic State militant drone n the al-Barid district in Mosul, Iraq on Dec. 18, 2016.

Air Force Buys Mysterious Israeli Weapon to Kill ISIS Drones

What is this secret weapon? Pentagon officials aren’t saying, but here are some clues.

An inmate mops the floor in the merit dorm at North Central Correctional Institution in Marion, Ohio in 2011.

The Attorney General Just Officially Nixed the Obama Administration’s Plan to Phase Out Private Prisons

Trump’s presidency has been a boon for the companies that manage private prisons—stock values have gone up more than 100% for some.

Lookin' good, POTUS.

Play of the Day: The President's Golf Game

Donald Trump is hitting the links a lot, but the press isn't allowed to watch it.

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What Disengaged Employees Would Say to the Boss (If They Could Be Honest)

Six tips for maintaining a healthy workplace culture.

Thousands march in an anti-Trump rally in Mexico City on Feb. 12.

Can Mexico Block Trump’s New Deportation Rules?

The administration’s plan to force undocumented immigrants out of the U.S. largely hinges on America’s increasingly tense relationship with its southern neighbor.


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