Should Airports Privatize Security to Avoid Long Lines?

Some U.S. cities are looking into hiring private contractors and moving away from the TSA after a month of historically long lines.

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NASA Is Trying to Figure Out Why its New Inflatable Space House Won't Expand

The space agency has put on hold the scheduled deployment of a new module on the International Space Station after it failed to expand.

Obama: World Leaders Are 'Rattled' By Trump

Speaking in Japan, the president also explained the tense race between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders by saying: “They are in the course of a primary.”


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Take It From a Marine: Leaders Ask For Help

My mission was clear. It was up to me to figure out how to do it.

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Your Social Media Habits Could Soon Affect Your Security Clearance

No one’s going to ask for your login credentials, but public information will be fair game.

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Casual Friday and the ‘End of the Office Dress Code’

The day—a celebration of conformity disguised as a celebration of individuality—helped to bring about the current dominance of “business casual.”

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How to Sound Charismatic

A researcher examines how politicians change their pitch and volume to attract voters

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Avoiding a Government of Lawyers and Former Congressional Staffers

The next president must look beyond the usual suspects to put together a truly diverse administration.

White House Transition Survivors Regret Neglecting Congress

The candidates’ teams must begin now to prepare for the next crisis.

"It’s trying to align incentives in the government the way we do in the private marketplace," said Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky.

Want a $10,000 Bonus? Start Looking for Ways to Cut Waste in Your Department

Bipartisan bill that would reward feds who save the government money advances in the Senate.

Passengers wait in a screening line at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Does TSA Have Itself to Blame for Its Current Crisis?

The agency's own budget requests have fallen precipitously in recent years.

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Mad Max or Shining City on a Hill: Where Are We Headed?

An “alternative futures” exercise for the next administration.