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Eric Holder’s Challenge in Ferguson

The attorney general is caught between his roles as a civil-rights advocate and a dispassionate seeker of justice.

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Case of IG Who Sat Idle for 2 Years Continues to Trouble Grassley

Senator asks FBI for more information, says investigation took too long.

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Nuclear Site Whistleblower Ordered Back on the Job

OSHA finds Energy Department contractor retaliated in terminating her.

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Study: Nobody Is Paying Attention on Your Conference Call

"Please enter the passcode. Then press pound. Now continue playing Candy Crush."

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3 Ways to Make Your Message Hit the Right Notes

Leaders should try a little Music 101 to orchestrate better communication.

State Department Throws Cold Water on Ice Bucket Challenge

Lawyers say it runs afoul of federal ethics rules.

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Where the Five-Day Workweek Came From

It's a relatively new invention—is it time to shave another day off?

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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.

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.

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

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

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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.

Retired Army 1st Sgt. William Staude, of Elliott, Pa., salutes the colors being carried by soldiers from the 316th Expeditionary Sustainment Command.

How Veterans’ Preference Laws Are Dragging Down Federal Hiring

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

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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