Archives Officials Worried Clinton Might Send Records to Little Rock

Chief records officer disputes legal group’s interpretation of 2012 emails.

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Rand Paul Gets Pressured to Block Any Last-Minute Patriot Act Renewal

Some surveillance critics want the White House contender to block any Patriot Act extension. Others hope he steps aside to allow one last vote on the Freedom Act.

Who Has the Best App in Government?


An FDA app used by food investigators to enter data while performing field inspections won "Best Business Investment."


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The Patriot Act Was Controversial Long Before Edward Snowden

The Obama administration claims the post-9/11 law is “noncontroversial” outside the NSA phone dragnet. But the law drew the ire of civil libertarians—and even Obama himself—long before the Snowden revelations began.

Nextgov Taylor Swift accepts the award for top artist at the Billboard Music Awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Sunday, May 17, 2015, in Las Vegas.

U.S. Regulators Want No Part in .Sucks Domain Fight

Celebrities and companies complain they're getting extorted to prevent embarrassing websites.

Nextgov Marilyn Mosby, Baltimore state's attorney, speaks during a media availability, Friday, May 1, 2015 in Baltimore.

Hackers Air Feds’ Sexual Preferences and Pose as Baltimore Prosecutor in Freddie Gray Case

Just another week in ThreatWatch, our regularly updated index of noteworthy data breaches.

Nextgov Sundar Pichai, senior vice president of Android, Chrome and Apps, speaks during the Google I/O 2015 keynote presentation in San Francisco.

Everything Google Just Announced at its I/O Developer Conference

Among other things, the company debuted the new capabilities of its next Android release.


GSA’s Plan for Network Services 2020 Aims to Bypass Speedbumps

GSA officials say the goal is for agencies to start planning for the transition now.


Cyber Command Says New Mega-Contract Will Be Out by Fall

The Pentagon last week abandoned a $475 million job posting for cyberattack and network defense experts.


Video: How to Clear Roads with Open Data

Open data helps local governments in all seasons.

Watchdog Finds Glitches in Governmentwide Effort to Track Spending Consistently

Move to post spending numbers ignored some traditional management practices.

Nextgov Google's new self-driving prototype car is presented during a demonstration at the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif.

What Comes After Driverless Cars? Motion Sickness

Mankind’s rapid march toward a future of self-driving vehicles seems inevitable. And this makes a lot of people nervous.