As 10,000th Syrian Refugee is Admitted to U.S., White House Thanks Feds

Administration hits its goal, praises the dedication of employees across the federal government.

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HHS Posts Draft Electronic Health Record Standards


The department is collecting comments until October.

IRS Chief Affirms That Agency Ended ‘Be on the Lookout’ Lists

Tool used in alleged targeting of nonprofits revived this month in court case.


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Looking for a Leader to Help Government Work Better

National Academy of Public Administration seeks new president to replace Dan G. Blair.

Defense Budget Experts Urge Changes to Wartime Funding Account

Former Pentagon comptroller says reform is necessary for long-term planning.

 Wounded Warrior soldiers conduct a practice match under the tutelage of soldiers from the U.S. Army Marksmanship Unit at Fort Benning, Georgia.

Assault-Rifle Camp for Kids, Courtesy of the American Military

A look at the Army’s annual marksmanship clinic for children aged 9 to 18

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks at the National Libertarian Party Convention in Orlando, Fla., in May.

Libertarians Want Answers From Vets Group Over Gary Johnson Diss

The presidential candidate was not invited to a Sept. 7 forum on national security and vets issues that will feature Democrat Clinton and Republican Trump.

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Ancient Egyptians’ 4,000-year-old Strategy for Dealing With an 'Argumentative Superior'

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A NASA-funded, Year-long Experiment in Hawaii to Mimic Life on Mars Has Come to an End

What will it take to survive the three-year long trip to the red planet?

Two Florida panther cubs are photographed in 2011 near the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.

Yet Another Thing Driving Species to Extinction: U.S. Government Bureaucracy

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