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Buckets of Ice Water Brought in More ALS Funding in 30 Days Than the Government Did in a Year

Donors around the world gave more than $100 million in the past month through the Ice Bucket Challenge.

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National Guard Turns to Food Banks Because Rick Perry Hasn't Paid Them

The National Guard troops Texas Gov. Rick Perry ordered to the U.S. Mexico border last month are using food and gas aid from a local food bank because they haven't been paid in weeks.

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Obama Issues Plan to Give Feds a 1 Percent Pay Raise

The president issued an alternative pay plan late Friday, setting an across-the-board increase for civilian federal employees of 1 percent in 2015.

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The Federal Agencies Most Often Accused of Discrimination

The Labor Department was at the top of the list for Cabinet-level agencies.

Col. James Keefe of the Massachusetts Air National Guard takes questions on the crash.

National Guard Pilot Was Killed in Virginia Crash

Two-day search and rescue effort involved more than 100 local, state, and federal officials and volunteers.

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron announced the move Friday.

U.S. Won't Raise Terror Threat Level Even Though U.K.'s Is 'Severe'

The U.S. threat level remains the same, officials said, despite the U.K.'s move to raise its level to "severe" in response to the Islamic State.

Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said shutdowns are a "failed policy."

Why a Government Shutdown Is So Unlikely

The move would be electoral suicide for Republicans.

OPM Director Katherine Archuleta has said the agency will be ready to accept applications Nov. 6.

Can You Apply for Phased Retirement This Fall? It Depends on Your Agency

OPM is accepting applications beginning in November, but some agencies are telling employees they can’t apply that soon.

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Three of the Most Common Delegation Ah-ha's

You can’t continue to operate as if you’re personally responsible for everything that happens.

Has the IRS Become Gun-Shy on Regulating Nonprofits?

The number of organizations denied tax exempt status dropped precipitously between 2010 and 2013.

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​To RIF or Not to RIF

Downsizing can be traumatic, but sparing jobs can do more harm than good.

The White House Is Spoiling for a Fight on Immigration

Obama seems determined to push ahead, despite the fears of some Democrats.

19 Days After Michael Brown's Shooting, Hillary Clinton Weighs In on Ferguson

"Behind the dramatic, terrible pictures on television are deep challenges that will be with them and with us long after the cameras move on," she says.

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