Cuba Diary: Inside the American Diplomatic Effort

A visit with Jeffrey DeLaurentis, who is leading the hard work of restoring U.S.-Cuba relations.

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Vacant Walmart Sites Create Giant Big-Box Stumbling Blocks for Local Governments

As the global retail giant shutters 154 U.S. stores, some communities are facing huge economic redevelopment hurdles. But there are some outside-the-box ideas for filling these hard-to-fill footprints.

Senator May Try to Block OPM Nominee’s Confirmation Path

Louisiana Republican revives long-standing complaint about ruling on Hill staff under Obamacare.

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The CDC Was Not Effective in Telling Women the Risks of Alcohol and Pregnancy

There's a right way—and a wrong way—to talk about risk.

On Politics

Why Bernie Sanders Can't Govern

Hillary Clinton’s realistic attitude is the only thing that can effect change in today’s political climate.

New Acquisition Tool Allows Agencies to Comparison Shop

Contractors and interested members of the pubic will have access to more procurement data as well.

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Perfectionism in the Office Doesn’t Need to be Toxic

Personality psychology may be able to save some of us from ourselves.

Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders pose for a photo before their debate Thursday.

A Promise to Cut Wasteful Programs, and Other Ideas From the Democratic Debate

Presidential candidates also talk VA reform and how feds can intervene in state crises.

Interim SEA President Jason Briefel

Senior Executives Association Names New Interim President

Jason Briefel is the organization’s second temporary leader since November.

Before NASA Could Land on the Moon, the Soviet Union Had to Crash Land There

Crashing is seldom a good idea. But sometimes it has to be done.

Carly Fiorina speaks at a campaign event in New Hampshire Wednesday.

Carly Fiorina Gets Shut Out of Debate

An intense lobbying effort from the former Hewlett-Packard executive didn’t convince ABC News to let her into the next Republican debate.

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Why Your Employees Aren’t Performing

And what you can do about it.