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Eric Holder Almost Gives the Ferguson Race Speech Obama Couldn't

"I am the Attorney General of the United States. But I am also a black man," Holder says.

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Fight Brews Over How Long a Shutdown-Avoiding Measure Should Last

Some want all 2015 spending issues to be pushed into the next Congress.

How Veterans’ Preference Laws Are Dragging Down Federal Hiring

‘Unwieldy’ and ‘convoluted’ laws are confusing vets and feds alike, report finds.

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Tired of Fire Drills? Appoint a Fire Marshal

Before you know it, you've turned over much of your week to stuff you had no idea was going to come up.

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There's More to Life Than Facial Symmetry

A new study finds that possessing a balanced appearance has nothing to do with health, so we can all stop obsessing already.

McConnell Promises Spending Standoff Over Obama’s Green Agenda

The GOP leader stopped short of an explicit shutdown threat, but he did say a Republican majority would use the budget to go after EPA’s environmental rules.

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It’s Time to Focus on Empowerment and Recognition

What it will take to pull up from dead last in the Best Places to Work rankings.

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Which Mode of Travel Provides the Happiest Commute?

Walkers, cyclists, and commuter-rail riders are much more satisfied than drivers and transit users.

Pentagon Financial Managers Embrace Data Tools Amid Austerity

Survey finds pessimism on information technology acquisition and workforce training.

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Yoga Makes Brains Nimble, Too

Practicing hatha yoga three times a week improved older Americans’ information recall, mental flexibility and task-switching.

Paul Ryan Checks A Presidential Box With New Book

"The Way Forward: Renewing the American Idea" has all the hallmarks of a modern campaign manifesto.

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