Commerce Secretary Accused of Shorting Financial Disclosure Mandates

Forbes report alleging Ross’s violation raises questions on Ethics Office handling.

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DHS-Funded Company Wants to Use Blockchain at the Border


DHS may soon use blockchain technology to protect all sorts of data it collects in protecting U.S. borders.

The Federal Agencies Where the Most Employees Are Eligible to Retire

Agencies are anticipating massive spikes in employees with retirement eligibility in the next five years.


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Analysis: Trump’s Immigration Policy Gets Its Moral Reckoning

The U.S. government has separated some 2,000 children from their families in the past six weeks. Over the past 48 hours, a chorus of influential voices, including former first lady Laura Bush, have spoken out against the practice.

The American Who Says He’s Been the Target of Five Air Strikes

A federal judge is allowing his suit to proceed, finding that his “interest in avoiding the erroneous deprivation of his life is uniquely compelling.”

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How To Cry At Work Without The Social Cost

A new study looks at the way we tend to judge women who cry at work.

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Why Bosses Cut Some Employees Slack for Unethical Behavior

The same transgression can lead to different consequences. Here’s one reason why.

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney's tenure doubling as head of CFPB is set to run out on June 22.

Trump's Surprise Nominee for Consumer Bureau Draws Mixed Reaction

Homeland security specialist Kraninger is Mulvaney’s associate at OMB.

HUD Moves to Evict Union from Federal Office Space

Department leaders say they’re implementing Trump’s executive orders, but union officials say the move runs afoul of current law as well as the orders themselves.

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The FDA Says It’s Taking The Lead On The Regulation Of Cell-Cultured Meat

There's a fight over how to manage the safety of lab-grown meat. The outcome could determine the future of the industry.

Play of the Day: President Trump is Making America Some New Friends… And Enemies

Justin Trudeau and Emmanuel Macron are too hot to be Trump's friend, but Kim Jong-un is just right.

Informants Aren’t Spies – They’re Essential FBI Tools

An informant gathered information from Trump campaign staffers for the FBI's Russia probe. An historian writes that informants are one of the most basic ways the FBI and police investigate.