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Why Presidents Are Also Celebrities

The Roosevelts transformed the United States—and made its leaders into stars.

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IRS Chief Rebuts Claim of Governmentwide Email Backup

House Republicans renew push to find more missing Lois Lerner emails.

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Who Is Saying What About American Troops 'On the Ground' in Iraq?

The trouble with being both firm and flexible when it comes to military intervention in Iraq.

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Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

5 steps to reducing your anxiety on stage.

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CEOs See a World Where They’re More Intimately Involved in Your Health

Group of CEOs advocates for a world where companies have programs to address physical activity, emotional health, and chronic conditions.

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A Formula for Perfect Productivity: Work for 52 Minutes, Break for 17

Finally, social scientists suggest a precise time for mid-afternoon coffee runs.

Sea ice provides mating habitats for Emperor penguins.

Antarctic Sea Ice Hits a Record Max, and That's Not Good

The increase in ice may actually be a sign the warming continent is in trouble.

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Employee Recognition: Try It, You’ll Like It

Acknowledging workers’ accomplishments is a win-win for everyone.

When the Government Wanted a Database of Everyone's IQ

Today people worry about NSA spying. Fifty years ago it was intelligence tests. The conversation hasn't changed.

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5 Things to Know About Phased Retirement

Not quite ready to make the leap? Find out if you're eligible for OPM's partial retirement plan.

Republican House Keeps IRS in its Crosshairs

Bills related to targeting controversy include one to restrict use of personal email.

VA Will Increase Pay for New Docs, Dentists

Incoming physicians could earn between $20,000 and $35,000 more annually as part of major recruitment effort.

A Naval Surface Warfare Center scientist tests materials at the Carderock Ceramics Lab in Maryland.

Erosion of DOD’s Technical Workforce Has Broad Consequences

The military risks losing skilled scientists and engineers who aren't driven by profit.

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