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How the USGS Detects Earthquakes Using Twitter

The agency learned to separate background noise from the “wow, that was an earthquake!” tweet.

U.S. Marines observe training maneuvers in Jordan in 2013.

White House Cancels Syrian Train-and-Equip Program

The Pentagon now plans to focus on training just key Syrian leaders and sending more arms — and air cover — to fighters already on the ground.

Look for Lawmakers to Again Target Feds’ Benefits

Democrat vows fight, calls using federal workers as offsets for other costs ‘unconscionable.’

House Republicans Are Waiting for Paul Ryan to Make Up His Mind

The House GOP met Friday to determine what happens next.

The Alchemy of Great Leadership

Newsflash: There are no shortcuts.

House Panel Passes Hiring Reform, Harassment Protections for Federal Interns

Approved bills also include update to presidential transition process and anti-fraud measure.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara speaks during a press conference at the U.S. Attorney's office in New York last month.

Justice Forces Phony Woman-Owned Contractor to Pay $20 Million

UFC Aerospace and its former president admit violating the Small Business Act.

NASA Wants to Start Building Stuff From Martian Rocks

Perhaps one day, astronauts will get to live in stone houses.