The Ethics of Donald Trump Jr.'s India Adventure

The president’s son is selling luxury condos and making a foreign-policy speech.

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EPA's Planned Budget Cuts Alarm Former Employees, Union

Agency’s support would be “the smallest since the mid-1970s,” analysis says.

Fish and Wildlife Official Steered Work to Family Member, IG Finds

International conservation expert who violated ethics laws expressed regret.


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How to Tackle Unpleasant Tasks

There’s a simple mental shift you can make that almost guarantees a better result.

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Leadership is about Hard Decisions

Here are three tips for navigating difficult choices.

Agencies Will Have to Race the Clock to Spend Massive Influx of Money

Agencies are "scrambling" with "every facet" feeling pressure, former federal budgeters say.

Mueller’s Latest Plea Deal Puts Pressure on Paul Manafort

On Tuesday, Alex Van Der Zwaan, a lawyer who helped produce a report at Manafort’s behest, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

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Performance Management is Not a Contest

The administration is sending the wrong message with its fund for targeted pay incentives.

Excellence in Government Troops march across the Memorial Bridge towards the Pentagon during 1991 National Victory Celebration Parade in Washington. It was the largest U.S. military parade since World War II.

Trump’s Proposed Military Parade Already Needs an Audit

The full costs won't be known until long after the confetti has been cleaned from the streets.

OMB Director Mick Mulvaney testifies on Capitol Hill last week on the Trump administration's budget request.

Budget Director Picks Fight on Spending 'Gimmicks' Called CHIMPs

Mulvaney asks House Speaker Ryan for process reforms to bring more spending under budget caps.

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Go to Sleep: Why All-Nighters Don't Work

Want to ace that day tomorrow? Here's a tip: put down the coffee and get some sleep.

A CDC scientist harvests H7N9 virus that has been grown for the purpose of sharing with partner laboratories for research purposes in 2013.

Three Ways the U.S. Should Prepare For the Next Flu Pandemic

Science has come a long way in the 100 years since the worst flu pandemic in history. But that doesn't mean that the country is ready for another health disaster.