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Powerful House Republicans Endorse Major Funding Increase for USPS Regulator

Conservatives show rare support for an Obama proposal to boost spending.

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Government Agencies Continue Their Shift to Hybrid IT, But Few Will Go All In

Security concerns, lacking skills, budget constraints and legacy systems all impose barriers to a complete migration to the cloud.

Route Fifty Roadmap: Revisiting ‘The Shawshank Redemption’ in North-Central Ohio

In a part of the Buckeye State often overlooked by travelers passing through, you can better understand the physical and budgetary footprints for state prisons through the 1994 movie.

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Contractors See Some Goodies in Big Defense Bill

Industry cheers curbs on lowest-price awards, small business reforms.

TSP Board Still Seeking Lawmaker to Sponsor Its Proposal to Ease Withdrawals

Unions offer assistance in tracking down a legislative champion.

An MQ-9 Reaper sits on the flight line at Hurlburt Field, Fla., in 2014.

Targeting the Taliban's Leader

A U.S. drone strike may have killed Mullah Akhtar Mohammed Mansour in Pakistan on Saturday night.

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Interagency Collaboration—For the Birds

Federal agencies, academics and nonprofits flock together to help migratory birds.

OMB Gets High Marks for Pursuing Cross Agency Priority Goals

GAO suggests a bit more transparency would help interagency cooperation.

Twitter Schools the Clinton Campaign on How Venn Diagrams Work

In hindsight, the graphic was a poor choice for the Democrat.

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Neurotic? Then Nothing is More Stressful Than Peace and Quiet, Research Shows

Researchers discover that neurotic people find anxiety-inducing environments more restorative than traditionally calm ones.

John Crane, ending years of anonymous complaints, is challenging the Pentagon's handling of whistleblowers.

Fired Pentagon Whistleblower Goes Public in Attack on IG’s Office

John Crane says senior Pentagon officials destroyed records, altered audits and retaliated against whistleblowers.

A burst of fire erupts from the muzzle of a 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team in a training exercise in 2014.

How the Defense Department is Preparing for a Tank War With Russia

Reactive armor and cross-domain fire capabilities are just some of the items on the Army’s must-have list.

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