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Democrats to the Rescue: Congress Averts Shutdown for One More Week

Republicans could not muster support for the three-week bill and had to move a one-week measure instead.

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White House Says Obama Would Sign a Short-Term DHS Bill

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Friday urged the House to pass a clean DHS funding bill, and not a stopgap measure.

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VA Watchdog Finds Data Manipulation of Disability Claims at Arkansas Facility

Employees -- complying with headquarters guidance -- changed the dates in dozens of cases so that older claims appeared newer.

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"I find this shocking" that the IG could find the emails so quickly, said Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah.

How a Treasury Watchdog Found Long-Lost Lois Lerner Emails in Just Two Weeks

During evening hearing on the discovery, House members tangle over alleged ‘criminal’ acts and IG bias.

NASA Satellite Program Shows Rain Information in Detail

The Global Precipitation Measurement gives an unprecedented view of global precipitation available in near real time.

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Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla. , said the current VHA model doesn't work anymore.

Vet Group Wants to Turn Veterans Health Administration Into Amtrak

Proposal would transform federal agency into a government-chartered nonprofit and give vets a private health care option.

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Stressed? It’s Not How Much You Do, It’s How You Do It

Fighting anxiety, especially in high-pressure situations, can be a drain on the body’s resources.

Feds Dismiss Google's Fears Over FBI’s Hacking Power

Google’s claim that the expansion of search warrant authority is a “monumental” constitutional threat is grounded in inaccuracies, the Justice Department said.

"I'm not interested in delay merely for the sake of delay," Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., said.

Senate Conservatives Concede, Won't Delay DHS Bill

Passage of a "clean" measure expected before Friday deadline, though House prospects remain uncertain.

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Even the Best Cover Letter Isn’t As Good As a Two Minute Conversation

It's harder to ignore the phone than written correspondence.

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Infographic: Telework Savings Across the Country

The less you commute, the more money you can save.

 Loretta Lynch closes her eyes as she finishes being sworn in to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee in January.

Loretta Lynch's Nomination to Succeed Eric Holder Passes Its First Test

Lynch's nomination will go to the full Senate floor after passing out of committee 12-8.

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