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ACLU wants changed focus in pandemic containment planning

Government efforts too focused on treating health emergencies as a law enforcement or national security problem, organization says.

Democrats call EPA unresponsive to fuel emissions probe

Senator threatens subpoena to compel agency to provide information on denial of a waiver that would have let California impose tougher auto emissions standards.

Pentagon expected to offer few changes in fiscal 2009 budget plan

Officials say programs falling under the umbrella of military transformation will continue to dominate the procurement budget.

HHS report reignites fight over profit margins in Medicare

Report indicated that dispensing costs appear to wipe out any profits made by local pharmacies.

Lawmaker predicts U.S.-China space race

Report details mutual mistrust, partly because of a surprise anti-satellite weapons test that China conducted last January.

Government urged to standardize data encryption standards

GAO repeatedly has criticized federal entities for not following their own rules that require sensitive data to be encrypted.

Royalty oil shipments vulnerable to fraud, IG finds

Energy Department can't account for discrepancies between shipments and actual deliveries to the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

Honest Evaluations

The key to pay for performance is providing meaningful reviews of employees' work -- and giving them the opportunity to improve.

Panel urges DHS to prepare for presidential transition

Task force believes the most vulnerable time for the United States is 30 days before the change in administrations.

Registration fees eyed as funding source for food safety

Consumer groups generally oppose FDA user fees because they create the appearance of a conflict of interest.