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Preview of Trump's National Security Strategy Shows Gap Between President's Words and Actions

The current plan is to roll out the NSS on December 18, an administration official said.

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Newly Installed Special Counsel Wants to Adjudicate Cases More Swiftly

Henry Kerner welcomes new pro-whistleblower tools for independent agency.

Play of the Day: Hanukkah At The White House

The Trumps held a celebration for the upcoming Festival of Lights.

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Got A Boss Who Denies Reality? A Behavioral Scientist’s Guide To Tactful Truth Telling

Dealing with a co-worker or manager who says demonstrably false things can be a challenge, particularly at holiday office parties. Here's a guide to handle a colleague in denial.

Defense Unleashes 2,400 Auditors for First Ever Financial Review

After decades of false starts, the Pentagon has finally declared itself audit ready.

Can Forensic Linguistics Pin Down the Author of a Trump Tweet?

Using data to assess whether the president's lawyer really wrote a message that renewed questions about obstruction of justice.

Undersecretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Ellen Lord speaks at the 2017 Dubai Air Show.

Pentagon’s Ambitious Goal: Launch a Weapons Program in Just 12 Months

The defense acquisition undersecretary is looking to rapid capabilities offices as models for more formal programs.

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt told lawmakers he was committed to ensuring the agency’s scientific data is “presented openly and with integrity, and is free from political interference.”

EPA Promises Not to Silence Scientists, Pushes Review of Climate Change Assumptions

Pruitt pledges public EPA debate next year on human role in climate change.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke speaks at the lighting of the national Christmas tree.

Zinke Travel Records Hint Helicopter Use Was Steered by Political Schedule

FOIA releases to Politico show aides rejecting car travel as time-consuming; Interior press office says the secretary was attending official events.

One Chart Showing Every Military and Civilian Pay Raise Since 1984

Since 2000, military pay raises have been either higher than or equal to civilian ones.

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Motivating Employees Isn't About Making Them Happy

The expectation that leaders should keep employees engaged and happy sets them up for failure.

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A Psychologist Explains The Best Ways To Cope With Conflict Over The Holidays

There are dozens of holidays between now and January. Here's how to survive all that family time.

How Much Will We Find Out About Trump's Health?

The president isn’t required to undergo neurological tests or to share the results.

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