Head of CDC's Scandal-Plagued Lab Resigns

The lab exposed workers to live anthrax and deadly strains of bird fly by improperly transporting them.

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IBM’s Watson Helps Veterans Transition to Civilian Life


Service members get assistance from an unexpected ally.

IRS Chief Clashes With Republicans on Email Delivery, Role of IG

Lawmakers dispute agency’s cooperation in probe of alleged political targeting.


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Census Rethinks How It Presents Its Many Data Points

Bureau asks the private sector for help and solutions.


Cloud Computing Stymies Digital Forensics Investigations

Investigators sift through bits and bytes to solve crimes but cloud presents challenges

Nextgov House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Rep. Jeff Miller, R-Fla.

Committee Skeptical of Extra VA Funding, Citing Ballooning Staff Size

The size of the VA health staff has jumped more than tenfold since the mid-1990s.


Anti-Surveillance Camouflage for Your Face

In a world of increasingly sophisticated facial-recognition technology, a drastic technique can throw the machines off your trail.

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Why the NSA Keeps Tracking People Even After They're Dead

A newly disclosed government rule book reveals just how easy it is to get placed on a terrorist watch list—and how difficult it can be to get taken off.

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'Let Me Google That for You'—Now a Congressional Bill

A new bill -- and the Internet -- could kill a small agency.


Jay-Z and Elton John Concertgoers Ripped Off by StubHub Hackers

Crooks used logins stolen from earlier breaches at other companies.

Nextgov John Koskinen, IRS Commisioner

How to Avoid the IRS' Technology Fumbles

Groups says it all boils down to an IT management issue.


The FCC Is Getting Serious About Enforcing Its Last Remaining Net-Neutrality Rule

The agency threatens to crack down on Internet providers that lie about speed.