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Anti-discrimination law may be hard to enforce

History shows that the Treasury Department will have a tough time forcing agencies to use their own funds to pay judgments in anti-discrimination lawsuits.

International terrorist activity down, State Department says

The number of international terrorist incidents continued to decline in 2003, reaching its lowest level since the late 1960s.

New stealth fighter plagued by overheating

Sophisticated components in the F/A-22 Raptor could cause a serious glitch: overheating as the jet idles on the runway.

Foodborne illnesses decline; federal role credited

Since 1996, when three agencies set up a system to track diseases transmitted through food, the incidence of such illnesses has dropped sharply.

Start Saving, Soldier!

The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is trying to lure more military service members into the Thrift Savings Plan.

Pentagon urged to consider R&D in base closings

Rep. Heather Wilson, R-N.M., introduced a bill Wednesday that would require the Pentagon to consider the military value of research, development and testing facilities in the next round of base closings.

House panel OKs new dollar coins featuring U.S. presidents

A House subcommittee approved legislation Wednesday to establish a series of dollar coins that would feature U.S. presidents in the order they served.

Directive defines agency roles in battling bioterrorism

Presidential order is designed to improve interagency coordination in preventing, detecting and responding to acts of bioterrorism.

Davis seeks briefing on rail security pilot program

The chairman of the House Government Reform Committee asked the Transportation Security Administration this week to give him a briefing on a pilot program to address vulnerabilities at rail and transit stations.

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