Management

Team Obama Isn't Blinking on Cutting Carbon

Even under the threat of a Republican Congress, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz insists the White House will keep pushing for lower emissions.

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One Agency's Short-Lived Idea to Have Its Employees Test a New Ebola Vaccine

News editors at VOA found volunteers, but BBG general counsel balked.

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Puzzling Fact: Trade Envoys May Not Text Foreign Counterparts

Federal Records Act requires archiving of even transitory messages.

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Just Looking at Cash Makes People Selfish and Less Social

Money might not be the root of all evil, but it is the root of some.

Charley Barth

Director Who Modernized the Federal Register Departs Friday

Charley Barth took pride in "digital democracy."

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How Low Would You Go to Get Ahead?

Why leaders need to discourage cutthroat behavior among colleagues.

Brinkerhoff Lodge

A Perk for Federal VIPs: Park Service’s Mountain Getaway

Vice President Biden offers to reimburse NPS for his stay at a cabin in Grand Teton National Park.

Kirsten Gillibrand: It's 'Vital' That a Woman Becomes President in 2016

The junior senator from New York hopes it's Hillary Clinton, but she's positioning herself well if that doesn't happen.

Snail Mail Gets Slower: Why USPS Is Missing Its Own Mail Delivery Goals

Disagreement abounds as the Postal Service blames bad weather, not job cuts and plant closures, for slower mail.

Can Twitter Solve Hillary Clinton's Relatability Problem?

The former secretary of state has sometimes struggled to connect with voters on the stump. Maybe 140 characters suit her better.

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Creative Minds: Tackling Chemotherapy Resistance

One young winner of the NIH director's award sets out to untangle a medical mystery.

Maj. Gen. Susan Mashiko

Air Force General Misused Government Limo Privileges

Pentagon watchdog finds 107 trips by Maj. Gen. Susan Mashiko were not for official business.

Adm. Thad Allen, shown here during the 2010 BP oil spill. Allen also coordinated the response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

Three Former Policy Czars Offer Advice for Ebola Point Man Ron Klain

9/11, Katrina and AIDS czars share their frustrations, rewards and distaste for the title.

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