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Expedited Firings Is VA Chief’s No. 1 Priority, But Bill to Help Do That Is in Limbo

Divide over additional funding for the department threatens House-Senate conference negotiations.

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Being Powerful Distorts People's Perception of Time

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With all the extra time they imagine they have, top execs tend to experience less stress than those lower down the ladder.

NIH’s Formula for Innovation: People + Ideas + Time

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Institutes pilot longer grant cycles for sustained medical research funding.

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Ryan says the current network of federal aid for the poor is “fragmented and formulaic."

Paul Ryan Wants to Give States the Lead Role in Anti-Poverty Fight

Possible 2016 presidential hopeful proposes consolidating 11 federal low-income programs, giving states more flexibility in providing aid.

A chart is on display on Capitol Hill during a hearing about  hearing about an incident last month at a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lab.

Head of CDC's Scandal-Plagued Lab Resigns

The lab exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird fly by improperly transporting them.

David Ben-Gurion Airport is Israel's largest airport.

FAA Lifts Ban on Flights to Israel

John Kerry left the region Wednesday, saying some progress was made on a ceasefire.

Short-Term Spending Bill Tops House's To Do List Before Recess

Leaders are also hoping for a vote on funding to deal with the flood of unaccompanied minors at the border.

Andrew Slavitt, principal deputy administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

HHS Makes Personnel Moves to Better Manage Obamacare

Secretary Burwell brings in WalMart veteran as senior counselor.

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How to Avoid the IRS' Technology Fumbles

Groups says it all boils down to an IT management issue.

Would Bringing SSA Into the 21st Century Kill 30,000 Jobs?

New report suggests more digital interaction, but shift could result in job losses for SSA employees.

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Clandestine to Clever: Tweets Reveal Government's Human Side

What we all can learn from the CIA's Twitter account.

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