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Days Before Planned Move, USDA Delays Relocation Date for Some Science Agency Employees

Feds at two research agencies have begun receiving letters pushing back the report date to Kansas City, but that decision could imperil employees' $10,000 buyouts.

Watchdog: State Department Needs to Stop Letting Antiterrorism Dogs Die in Jordan

Canines were "dying due to various medical conditions, lack of veterinary care, and poor working conditions," according to a complaint received by the inspector general.

Lawmaker Threatens to Give the Next Attack Plane to the Army

Tired of USAF slow-rolling, Rep. Michael Waltz has already spearheaded legislation allowing SOCOM to seek light attack aircraft.

The Challenge of Managing Up

What’s interesting about Gen. Jim Mattis’ new book is not his views on leading others, but his discussion of his frustration with bosses above him.

The White House Is Planning a Federal Intervention on California Homelessness

President Trump reportedly ordered officials to wade into the homeless crisis in Los Angeles. But local leaders are wary of federal involvement.

Leaders Warn of 'Disturbing Signals' As Senate Starts on Spending Bills to Avoid Shutdown

Just days after beginning work, appropriators delay scheduled votes on measures to fund agencies past September .

Controversial OPM Nominee Confirmed Mostly Along Party Lines

Senate approves Dale Cabaniss despite concerns regarding her past governmental experience and plans to merge the agency with the General Services Administration.

How a CDC Program Is Changing Behavior to Reduce Mine Worker Injuries

Thousands of miners are injured each year; scientists at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sought to learn why, and then do something about it.

Bolton Fired as National Security Adviser. Who's Next?

Trump's third NSA is let go after being sidelined at major international events.

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Federal Officials Credit Trump's Crackdown after Border Apprehensions Dropped in August

The monthly total is the lowest since January — and less than half of this year's peak in May.

Analysis: NOAA Politicized the Weather Report

The scientific agency sided with the president’s inaccurate forecast over the work of its professional staff.

Don’t Fall Into This Leadership Trap

If you’re only transmitting information, you’re not influencing people. Leadership is more than giving inspirational speeches.

House Democrats Urge Leadership to Stand Firm on Union Protections in Spending Bills

More than 200 lawmakers insisted that appropriators protect a House-passed provision blocking agencies from implementing union contracts mandated by the Federal Service Impasses Panel.

When Detained Immigrants Are Punished With Solitary Confinement

FOIA documents and a whistle-blower uncover how the Obama and Trump administrations used solitary in ways that critics say are arbitrary, cruel, and in violation of federal rules.

Distrust, Staffing and Funding Shortages Imperil Election Security

The federal government has made improvements since 2016, but ultimately, it may not be enough.