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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.

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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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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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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.

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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.

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.

Burlington County is a major mid-Atlantic trucking hub located along the New Jersey Turnpike.

County Says ‘Third Way’ Transformation Helped It Thrive Despite Great Recession

Burlington County, New Jersey, streamlined its operations and upgraded IT infrastructure all at a lower cost for its residents.

Czar Nicholas II, Emperor of Russia,  was the final Russian Czar.

Wait, Why Another 'Czar'?

To fight Ebola, President Obama has appointed the U.S.'s latest ... Russian emperor? Here's a brief history of a strange title.

VA chief Bob McDonald holds a town hall meeting in Washington. The viewpoint survey was conducted before McDonald took over and made an effort to improve morale.

Overall Morale at VA Dips, Along With Faith in Leaders

Agency employees report a strong sense of mission and enthusiasm for their work despite challenges.

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