Obama Gives New Role to Federal Agency Once Deemed Useless by Its Own IG

Denali Commission will coordinate climate change response in Alaska.

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Frustrations of 2013 Shutdown Linger As the Threat of a Repeat Grows, Says Ex-Pentagon Comptroller

Robert Hale is growing less hopeful about avoiding a lapse in appropriations next month.

NASA Creates New Quick 'Self-Healing' Material

Hurtling through the endless void of space in a thin aluminum can as debris zips around in every direction may have just gotten a little safer.


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John Kerry, After Iran Deal Victory, Stays on the Defensive

The State Department chief continued to decry a now-unlikely rejection.

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Travel Cuts? Boost Training and Collaboration Online

How to inject the human factor into e-learning systems.

Excellence in Government The Joseph Siffrein Duplessis portrait of Benjamin Franklin c. 1785, sits in the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery.

How Americans Lost Track of One Founding Father's Definition of Success

According to Benjamin Franklin, what mattered in business was humility, restraint, and discipline.

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How Much Sympathy Do Overwhelmed White-Collar Workers Deserve?

Belittling their plight by comparing it to blue-collar workers’ ignores the trickle-down harms of an exhausting work culture.

Fiorina participates in a presidential pre-debate forum hosted by Fox News and Facebook at the Quicken Loans Arena on Aug. 6 in Cleveland.

Helping Carly Fiorina, CNN Changed its Debate Rules

Following a strong showing in the first round of debates, Fiorina appears likely to take the main stage in the second one.

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6 Leadership Lessons From USAID

If you want to save the world, lead, follow or get out of the way.

Officer of Personnel Management headquarters in Washington.

Government Awards $133M Contract to Protect 21.5M Victims of OPM Hack

The Defense Department, not the contractor, will notify most individuals this month if their information was breached.

Obama to Announce 'Robust' Senior Exec Reforms This Fall

Changes will come as a result of SES advisory group's findings in the areas of hiring, recruitment, retention and restoring value to public service.

Uninsured Rate Drops Below 10 Percent in 2015

More data emerges on Obamacare’s health coverage expansion.

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7 New Books to Read This Fall

Instead of just spouting their opinions, these authors bring us real data.