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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.

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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.

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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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Leon Panetta and Hillary Clinton: It's Complicated

Reporters have focused on how the former defense secretary's memoir praises her and criticizes the president. The book itself tells a different story.

Facebook to Feds: Stop Impersonating Our Users

The social network accused the DEA of threatening "the integrity of our community" by pretending to be a New York woman on the site.

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Amid Ebola Scare, CDC Falls in Public’s Esteem

Poll shows FBI as only civilian agency respected by majority of Americans.

White House Sheep, a History

In 1918, President Wilson wanted sheep. But trouble lurked.

Medical staff in protective gear escort Nina Pham to a plane at Dallas' Love Field.

U.S. Hospitals Aren't 'Ebola-Ready'

Healthcare workers say they're far from prepared to treat a patient with the virus.

What Exactly Does an Administration 'Czar' Do?

President Obama is expected to name a new Ebola czar. A look at his administration’s past crisis czars gives some indication of how that will work out.

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Optimism Is the Enemy of Action

Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.

Laptops, Confidential Documents Left Sitting Out in GSA’s New Open Office

Watchdog’s surprise inspection uncovers performance reviews and contractor selection reports on desks.

Photos: NOAA Drones Show Killer Whales’ Beautiful Choreography

A remote-controlled hexacopter, mounted with a high-resolution camera, flew over the waters of Canada’s western province of British Columbia.

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