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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Mitch McConnell's Musical Attack on EPA

The Senate minority leader recruited a reality-TV singer to fight the climate rules.

Want to Fix Federal IT Contracting? Don’t Just Focus on IT


Group calls for broad overhaul of the acquisition system writ large -- not just tech fix.


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Nextgov Official: Expect Glitches in November

Still, the agency responsible for the site is in a "vastly different situation," official tells Congress.

Nextgov Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James

Air Force Debuts New Plan to Beat Tech Curve -- ‘Strategic Agility’

Service needs to adapt quickly to technological change, Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James says.

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Robots Will Help ID Malaysia Airlines Victims

A world leader in forensics now must quickly and accurately identify its own countrymen and international victims.

Nextgov Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee

CIA Admits to Improperly Hacking Senate Computers

In a sharp and sudden reversal, the CIA is acknowledging it improperly tapped into the computers of Senate staffers who were reviewing the intelligence agency’s Bush-era torture practices.

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FCC Chief 'Deeply Troubled' by Verizon Plan to Slow Traffic

Tom Wheeler suggests the new policy may run afoul of net neutrality.

Nextgov Army General Keith Alexander, head of the National Security Agency

Keith Alexander Wants to Patent Method For Detecting Cyber Threats -- Is That Ethical?

Lots of government officials have found ways to monetize public service in the private sector, but none more audaciously than the former head of the NSA.

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Attackers Might Have Unmasked Users of Privacy Service Tor

Developers accuse researchers of possibly exposing identities to feds.


Congress Passed a Cell-Phone Unlocking Bill. But It Won't Do Much.

It's a popular cause, but the legislation is mostly symbolic.