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How Congress Could Help Agencies Resist Hasty End-of-the-Year Spending

Agencies move money at five times the normal rate in the final week of the fiscal year, study shows.

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Tangled Up in FOIA Requests, Agencies Turn to Technology

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Think user experience to simplify back-end processes.

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First Case of Ebola Has Been Diagnosed in the United States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed a case in Dallas on Tuesday.

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FCC Mulls Banning Redskins Name

A petition claims the use of the team name on TV violates indecency regulations.

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies Tuesday.

Secret Service Head Faces Steep Climb to Regain Trust

Julia Pierson is at the low ebb of her tenure as the first woman to head the agency.

Some TRICARE Enrollees Won’t Have to Pay Annual Fee Increases

The Pentagon is making an exception for two groups of Prime beneficiaries.

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Slouching Towards Not Slouching

Millions of American office workers experience bad posture and back pain. Can gadgets help remind us to stand up straight?

Front-Line Morale Problems Are Threatening Homeland Security

The White House intruder is only the tip of the iceberg.

Chicago Bear quarterback Jay Cutler throws a pass during the team's game Sunday against the Green Bay Packers.

FCC Unanimously Strikes Down NFL Blackout Rule

Commissioner calls the ruling a "victory for fans."

A Secret Service police officer stands outside the White House on Sept. 22.

Here’s What the Secret Service Has to Say for Itself About White House Security

“It’s clear that our security plan was not properly executed,” its director told Congress on Tuesday.

Who Exactly Underestimated ISIS?

The president's acknowledgement that the U.S. "underestimated" the rise of ISIS raised more questions than it answered.

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How Mindful Road Warriors Stay Connected

Travel tips for staying in touch with people (the three-dimensional kind, not faceless pixels).

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