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Three Ways the U.S. Should Prepare For the Next Flu Pandemic

Science has come a long way in the 100 years since the worst flu pandemic in history. But that doesn't mean that the country is ready for another health disaster.

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A Difficult Reality for Those Who Want to Run Government 'More Like a Business’

Compared to the private sector, public-sector organizations will always be at a disadvantage when it comes to this management pain point.

Go to Sleep: Why All-Nighters Don't Work

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Want to ace that day tomorrow? Here's a tip: put down the coffee and get some sleep.

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Why Trump’s Infrastructure Ambitions Are Likely to Stall

The $1.5 trillion plan he's proposing would do the most for ventures that don't really need the government's help and ignores some major obstacles to private investment.

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Going With Your Gut May Mean Harsher Moral Judgments

Imagine someone giving a gift to their partner that they originally bought for an ex. What does your gut tell you?"

Here’s What Invisible Brain Weapons Did to U.S. Diplomatic Workers in Cuba

The long-awaited report names no culprits and fails even to determine how the damage was done. But it documents real, long-lasting damage.

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Winning the War for Talent In The Public Sector

Often, we promote technical superstars into management roles and don’t equip them with the skills they need to do the work.

Appointee Watch: IRS Commissioner Announced as Management Officials Move Forward

Trump announces nominations to State, Homeland Security and FTA.

Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan has said the agency is "hitting on all cylinders."

New Deportation Officer Hires Dropped in Half in Trump’s First Year

ICE hired just 371 officers from more than 11,000 applications in 2017.

On Politics

Mueller’s Indictment Puts Details Behind Claims of Russian Interference

Thirteen Russian nationals connected to the shadowy Internet Research Agency were indicted by the special counsel on Friday.

New Federal Senior Executives Are Being Left in the Dark As They Start Their Jobs

Survey finds only half of incoming SESers are satisfied with the onboarding process.

White House Budget Plan Praises the TSP, Then Cuts It

Plan to change G Fund returns would make fresh retirees invested in the L Income Fund run out of savings eight years earlier.

White House Threatens ‘Consequences’ for 2017 Russian Cyberattack

In an unusual public statement, the White House fingered Russia and said it would respond with unspecified “international consequences" to NotPetya.

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