Federal Employees to Be Honored for Achievements in Fighting Cancer, Ebola and More

Service to America Medal winners will be celebrated at black tie event in Washington.

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Mars Once Had a Magnetic Field and an Ocean. Where Did They Go?

A new mission is setting out to discover what happened to aspects of the red planet.

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Feds Are Happier At Work, But They’re Still Wary of Leadership

Employees are more engaged in their jobs, but faith in top management has decreased three percent since 2012, according to new viewpoint survey.

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The White House is Requesting $700K for Standing Desks

The Executive Office of the President appears to be aware that sitting all day has its downsides.

Groups ask OMB Director Shaun Donovan to update and reissue a 2008 executive order.

OMB Pressured to Invoke Bush Directive Banning Earmarks

Budget director asked to enforce 2008 deterrent to spending on pet projects.

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Bridging the Millennial Soft Skills Gap

Young workers bring new talents, but need to learn the basics.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.

Senator Calls for Justice Department Probe of VA Relocation Funds Abuse

Blumenthal decries the “mindset that puts veterans last.”

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Dear Men: Wake Up and Smell the Inequality

Women in the C-suite are less likely to leave than men, so why not invest in them?

NSA leaker Edward Snowden appears on a live video feed broadcast from Moscow at an event in Hawaii in February.

Snowden Says He'd Go to Prison to Come Back to the United States

Speaking to the BBC, the NSA whistleblower said his lawyers were still awaiting a plea deal from the government.

Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., said: "Every agency, and especially the VA, needs the strong, independent oversight that inspectors general provide."

After 640-Day Wait, VA Gets a Nominee for Inspector General

Obama names attorney Michael Missal to post that Congress is scrutinizing.

Navy Employees Lose Furlough Case on Appeal

Court upholds MSPB’s ruling favoring agency in case involving 2013 sequester furloughs.

Garfield's White House portrait.

The Man Who Killed a President Over a Political Appointment

Charles Guiteau assassinated James Garfield in 1881. But, why?