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Obama Issues New Regulation to Ease Federal Hiring of Former Criminals

Rule would require federal agencies to "ban the box."

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Uncollected Taxes Now Total $458 Billion, IRS Estimates

New “tax gap” figure is based on 2008-2010 tax data, and reflects improved methods.

Veterans Affairs IG Failed to Fully Investigate Allegations of Data Manipulation

Office of Special Counsel says VA watchdog didn’t thoroughly explore complaints of wrongdoing related to patient scheduling.

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Do Women Make Braver Leaders Than Men?

When it comes to leadership, women are bolder than men.

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The Perks—and Limits—of Having a Superstar Mentor

Knowing the right people certainly has benefits, but how long do they last?

The First Drone to Complete a Delivery In the U.S. Is Coming To The Smithsonian

Commemorating the "Kitty Hawk moment" of the drone industry.

Sens, Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., (left) chairman of the Veterans' Affairs Committee, and Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., the ranking member.

Senators Unveil Massive Bill That Would Change How VA Manages Its Workforce

But it’s not clear whether the measure actually will make hiring and firing easier for the department.

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to the Future

Government isn’t equipped to accomplish the missions it’s charged with today, much less those of a rapidly evolving future.

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The Most Career-Minded Generation

Compared to 30 years ago, young people today are much more likely to say they’re going to college to secure a good job and steady pay.

Obama: Sanders Got One Thing Correct About Big Banks

”We have not dismantled the financial system, and in that sense, Bernie Sanders’s critique is correct.”

Workers from the Puerto Rico Health Department and CDC review Zika-related data.

HHS Secretary Links Zika Emergency to Puerto Rico's Debt Crisis

Burwell's trip to San Juan highlights economic challenges of mosquito control.

Yellow tape is strung around the Inland Regional Center after the shooting in San Bernardino in December.

The FBI Arrests the San Bernardino Shooter's Brother

Syed Raheel Farook, his wife, and a third woman were charged Thursday in an investigation of marriage-fraud conspiracy.

Fentanyl disguised in pill form has been cited in overdose deaths.

The Chinese Are Outsmarting the FDA by Making New Opioids

One new iteration of fentanyl skirts Chinese export laws and isn’t on the American banned substances list.

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