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Dallas and Baton Rouge Shooters: A Reminder of the Troubled History of Black Veterans

The men who killed police officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge were black veterans. A historian explains black veterans' long struggle to live with inequality in their military service, and back home.

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Dear Hillary: Where Are the Women In Your Energy Strategy?

Women are underrepresented in the energy sector at a time of rapid change and demand for new talent. Hiring more women could make energy companies more innovative and speed the shift to clean fuels.

Clinton's Vice Presidential Pick Has a Record of Supporting Federal Employees

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine has backed efforts to protect the pay and benefits of federal workers and service members.

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Tolo TV staffers work in the control room of their office in Kabul, Afghanistan.

The $2.6 Billion Investment in Afghan IT Infrastructure Is Apparently Paying Off

Watchdog reports rare success in the multi-agency effort to rebuild the war-torn nation.

OPM to Agencies: Let Feds Telework to Avoid Heat

Federal employees can also adjust their daily schedules to avoid high temperatures.

House Panel Demands That Agencies Describe Hatch Act Compliance

Chaffetz and Cummings seek definitions of political events and travel decisions.

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Good Luck With That 100-Day War on Waste, Mr. Trump

History shows it’s harder than it looks.

“The security for massive events like a national political convention is business as usual for the Secret Service, but they deserve our praise and appreciation for this incredible effort,” Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said.

More Than 4,000 Feds Provided Security at GOP Convention

DHS Secretary Johnson praises joint effort led by Secret Service.

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How to Hire for a Cultural Fit

Past performance doing comparable work matters.

On Politics

Why Democrats and Republicans Speak Different Languages

The Republican National Convention proved yet again that the GOP talks about America and U.S. policy with an entire unique vocabulary. It hasn’t always been this way.

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump delivers his acceptance speech Thursday in Cleveland.

For Trump, It’s Not Morning In America Anymore

His nomination speech was full of complaints and bluster but failed to show he would solve the country’s problems.

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