EARLYBIRD: HEADLINES FROM AROUND THE WEB

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Holder unveils program to counter recruiting by extremist groups

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder on Monday announced a Justice Department program to try to thwart recruitment by extremist groups such as ISIS, attempting to ...

September 15 CNN POLITICS

Hero recognized 48 years later

175 enemy troops killed; 18 wounds from enemy fire; a 38-hour-long battle, 48 hours evading the enemy in the bush -- and one tiger.

September 15 CNN POLITICS

CNN Poll: Tight race for critical Iowa Senate seat

Only one percentage points separates Democrat Bruce Braley and Republican Joni Ernst in the race to represent Iowa in the U.S. Senate.

September 15 CNN POLITICS

How states have gamed Medicaid for hundreds of millions of dollars

States have developed various ways to avoid paying their fair share of Medicaid expenses over the years, in some cases costing the federal government hundreds ...

September 15 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Patent office to hire outside consultant to review telework program

Commerce Department officials told congressional investigators Friday they have launched an internal review of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s telework ...

September 13 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Rep. McCaul questions U.S. response to ‘jihadi cool’ threat

House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Mike McCaul (R-Tex.) this week questioned the Obama administration’s response to emerging threats from the “jihadi ...

September 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

U.S. border agency ‘vastly overpaid’ to build homes for agents, audit says

U.S. Customs and Border Protection “vastly overpaid” for an employee housing project near one of its checkpoints in rural Arizona, spending nearly eight times ...

September 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Tell us your Navy Yard story

Tuesday marks the first anniversary of the Washington Navy Yard shooting, which resulted in 13 deaths, including the gunman’s. The Federal Diary would like to ...

September 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Patent office whistleblower: ‘Managers have no idea when their employees are working’

With top Commerce Department officials headed to Capitol Hill Friday to answer allegations about fraudulent practices by patent examiners, the Washington Post ...

September 12 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)

Fecal matter, mold and more found on Foster Farms chickens.

A New York-based consumer advocacy group posted more than 300 pages of USDA reports on their Web site Thursday that show widespread health and safety ...

September 11 FEDERAL EYE (WASHINGTON POST)