Management

Funding Hikes to Combat Health Care Fraud Could Pay Off, CBO Says

Study examines budget impact of Justice and HHS efforts to reduce improper payments.

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Lifesize Foosball Game, Swedish Massages for Rabbits Make Coburn's Final 'Wastebook'

Retiring senator frames alleged wasteful spending against the backdrop of increasing “chaos, confusion and uncertainty.”

The CDC Is Not Messing Around With Its New Rules for Protective Ebola Gear

The agency has a new, extensive process for donning protective wear in U.S. hospitals.

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How to Write a Business Letter: Advice From the 18th Century

You too can sound like a rich, proper, old English gentleman with guidance from their charming correspondence manuals.

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How to Feel Amazing in Five Minutes

When you take the time to lean in and listen to someone, it does wonders for the soul.

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Can the U.S. Government Get Its DATA Act Together?

The full promise of the DATA Act won’t be realized anytime soon. But that’s not necessarily a bad thing.

Hart campaigned for Kerry in 2004.

The Gary Hart Renaissance

John Kerry is sending his fellow would-be president to Northern Ireland as an envoy in the latest round of peace talks.

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Video: Implementing Smart City Policies Amid Dismal Fiscal Conditions

Watch local-level leaders discuss how innovation can bloom despite daunting financial challenges.

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The Introverted Face

People put serious weight on judgments of character based on facial structure alone.

Medical personnel escort Nina Pham, one of the nurses who contracted Ebola in Dallas, to an aircraft.

Does CDC Need More Authority to Enforce Its Own Ebola Protocols?

The agency must rely on hospitals to follow its guidance, and OSHA to enforce the rules.

Homeland Security chief Jeh Johnson announced the plan Tuesday.

Homeland Security Announces Travel Restrictions to Stall Ebola Outbreak

Flights between the U.S. and Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Guinea will now require additional screenings.

$7 Billion Bid to Wean Afghanistan From Opium Trade Is a Bust

Special inspector general reports poppy farming levels are at an all-time high.

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Is the Recovery Act a Model for the Ebola Response?

Sometimes it takes a dramatic crisis to make the government work better.

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