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'Dirtbag,' 'Savages,' 'Subhuman': A Border Agent’s Hateful Career and the Crime That Finally Ended It

Border Patrol agent Matthew Bowen had been investigated for years before he used his 4,000-pound truck to assault a fleeing migrant.

Air Force Tests Contraption That Can Turn Any Plane Into a Robot Plane

Scientists say new ROBOpilot completed a two-hour test flight, essentially turning a manned plane into a drone.

Play of the Day: The President And The Economy

After stock market losses, Donald Trump tweeted that the "consumers are in the best shape ever."

State Dept. IG: Appointees Retaliated Against Career Feds Over Perceived ‘Disloyalty’

Watchdog found multiple instances where career employees were retaliated against, or denied promotions, because of a perception that they were “Obama holdovers.”

The Aging Spacecraft of Deep Space

NASA is rationing watts to keep its oldest mission going.

What Needs to Happen for Civilians to Get a 2020 Pay Raise

Trump is likely to announce by the end of August his intent to institute a pay freeze, and Congress would need to override him.

What Happens to Your Retirement Paperwork

A complex and often slow process unfolds after you apply.

Analysis: Obama Warned Trump—But He Didn’t Listen

The 44th president became a devotee of unilateral presidential actions—and then saw many moves quickly reversed once he left office.

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The End of the Dan Coats Era

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Inaugural Inductees Into Government Hall of Fame Unveiled

From Clara Barton to the Apollo 11 crew, these exemplary individuals have made historic contributions to American government.

Play of the Day: The President Does Not Care If He's Losing Money By Being In Office

Donald Trump told factory workers "if you're wealthy, it doesn't matter" while touting his love of the job.

Who is Ken Cuccinelli?

President Trump’s biggest immigration hard-liner has become the consummate ideological ally.

Court: Injunction Blocking Workforce Executive Orders Will Remain in Place

The Trump administration had urged judges to allow the orders targeting federal unions to be implemented immediately, rather than waiting for any union appeals.