Analysis: The Chilling Effect of Trump’s War on the FBI

As the president ramps up his attacks on the law-enforcement and intelligence communities, long-standing damage to key agencies seems inevitable.

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Let’s Talk about Food—and What Happens In a Crisis

Sweden is telling its citizens to be ready to feed themselves for a week. Other nations should follow suit.

House Panel Assails Official Time, With No Input from Unions

Democrats dispute findings of a Republican staff memo on the practice as “full of factual errors.”


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Excellence in Government Thousands of students and supporters gather along Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington in the March for Our Lives rally against school gun violence.

The Future of Civic Engagement

The precipitous drop in public trust in government over the past decade has been unsettling, but engaging citizens directly may help reverse this trend.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo answers questions from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee just after President Donald Trump canceled the June 12 summit with North Korea's Kim Jong Un.

Pompeo Backs Away From Trump’s Planned State Department Cuts

The secretary repeats his vow to restore workforce “swagger,” and counter Russian election interference.

The U.S. Embassy in Havana—under attack, or under surveillance?

The 'Sonic Attack' in China May Have Been Clumsy Ultrasonic Eavesdropping, Expert Says

Diplomats have been suffering unexplained brain damage since last year.

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Four Reasons Why Hiring Veterans Makes Good Business Sense

They’re trained to be trainable and can take criticism.

Rep. Mac Thornberry, R-Texas, chairman of the Armed Services Committee, said the bill offers long-needed reform.

House Passes Defense Authorization With Significant Headquarters Cuts

It includes a 25 percent funding cut for activities such as human resources, services contracts and real property management.

NASA Is Creating a Super Cold Lab In Space To Study Quantum Physics

The mysteries of quantum physics haven't been understood in 100 years of study. But a new space lab may help change that.

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All Agencies Can Now Buy Innovative Tech at Shark-Tank Speed

Thanks to a new GSA program, every agency can benefit from authority formerly limited to Defense and Homeland Security.

Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said: “We think telework is very important, and we don’t want to see any backsliding.”

Lawmaker Threatens USDA Officials with 'Legislative Metrics' to Preserve Telework

Rep. Gerry Connolly calls Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue’s recent rollback of telework at the agency “retrograde.”

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Yes, Your Coworkers Are Secretly Changing The Office Temperature

A new survey shows just how hard the temperature battles are raging.

Rod Rosenstein Just Fired Back At Donald Trump By Using The Dictionary

The embattled deputy attorney general quipped that he had experience with "unfair" criticism, before launching a staunch defense of Department of Justice employees.