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

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:00:00 -0500

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


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

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 12:00:00 -0500

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


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Why Trump’s Infrastructure Ambitions Are Likely to Stall

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:00:00 -0500

The $1.5 trillion plan he's proposing would do the most for ventures that don't really need the government's help and ignores some major obstacles to private investment.


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Going With Your Gut May Mean Harsher Moral Judgments

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 09:00:00 -0500

Imagine someone giving a gift to their partner that they originally bought for an ex. What does your gut tell you?"


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Here’s What Invisible Brain Weapons Did to U.S. Diplomatic Workers in Cuba

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 18:00:00 -0500

The long-awaited report names no culprits and fails even to determine how the damage was done. But it documents real, long-lasting damage.


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Winning the War for Talent In The Public Sector

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:51:47 -0500

Often, we promote technical superstars into management roles and don’t equip them with the skills they need to do the work.


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Appointee Watch: IRS Commissioner Announced as Management Officials Move Forward

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:51:18 -0500

Trump announces nominations to State, Homeland Security and FTA.


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New Deportation Officer Hires Dropped in Half in Trump’s First Year

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:39:55 -0500

ICE hired just 371 officers from more than 11,000 applications in 2017.Acting ICE Director Thomas Homan has said the agency is "hitting on all cylinders."


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Mueller’s Indictment Puts Details Behind Claims of Russian Interference

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 16:25:11 -0500

Thirteen Russian nationals connected to the shadowy Internet Research Agency were indicted by the special counsel on Friday.


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New Federal Senior Executives Are Being Left in the Dark As They Start Their Jobs

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:46:50 -0500

Survey finds only half of incoming SESers are satisfied with the onboarding process.


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White House Budget Plan Praises the TSP, Then Cuts It

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:18:37 -0500

Plan to change G Fund returns would make fresh retirees invested in the L Income Fund run out of savings eight years earlier.


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White House Threatens ‘Consequences’ for 2017 Russian Cyberattack

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 13:00:00 -0500

In an unusual public statement, the White House fingered Russia and said it would respond with unspecified “international consequences" to NotPetya.


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Third-Ranking VA Official Steps Down Over Altered Travel Records

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 12:20:50 -0500

Investigators said Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin’s chief of staff altered an email to obtain ethics officer’s approval for covering his wife’s travel costs.Vivieca Wright Simpson, chief of staff to VA Secretary David Shulkin, stepped down Friday.


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Special Counsel Confirms Removal of Energy Department Anti-Leak Posters

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 11:36:58 -0500

Whistleblower advocate had complained the signs violated employee disclosure rights.


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1990s Law Limits CDC's Ability to Research Gun Violence As a Public Health Issue

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 09:54:21 -0500

Law was intended to prevent gun control advocacy, but has ended up preventing the agency from studying gun-related deaths.The scene outside Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., on Wednesday, following a mass shooting that killed 17 students and staff.


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The U.S. Air Force Is Giving Its Anti-Drone Efforts a Silicon Valley Twist

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 20:00:00 -0500

A new kind of investor-innovation partnership may help speed emerging technology to the front lines.A new kind of investor-innovation partnership may help speed emerging technology to the front lines.


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New GSA Brass Struggles to Explain Revised Plan for FBI HQ

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 17:12:23 -0500

House members of both parties express puzzlement at Trump shift to rebuilding downtown.Rep. Gerry Connolly, D-Va., said: "The federal government comes off as unreliable and whimsical in the extreme."


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VA Secretary Shulkin Faces Only Mild Criticism From Congress Over Travel Abuse Allegations

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 16:44:16 -0500

Shulkin says he has reimbursed the government for his wife's travel and inappropriate gifts.VA Secretary David Shulkin testifies before the House Veterans' Affairs Committee Thursday.


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LinkedIn and Microsoft Will Now Write Your Resume For You

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:52:08 -0500

Finding the right words to describe your last job no longer needs to be a thesaurus-combing ordeal.


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The President's Power to Hide Secret Details About the Russia Investigation

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:43:50 -0500

Executive power means Donald Trump can classify or declassify memos that may implicate him.Christopher Wray speaks at the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony in Quantico, Va. in December as Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions listen.


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Retiring Sooner Than You Expected

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:00:00 -0500

Sometimes you can take advantage of exceptions to the standard rules. But that’s where things can get complicated.


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Senate Confirms Trump's Top Management Nominee

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:54:11 -0500

Margaret Weichert has promised strategic approach to workforce reduction and hiring reforms.Margaret Weichert


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Congress’ Budget Dysfunction is More Than 4 Decades in the Making

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:49:06 -0500

Congress may have averted a shutdown, but don't get too excited, warns a Harvard budget expert. The deal isn't sustainable long term.


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The Case of the Sick Americans in Cuba Gets Stranger

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:12:23 -0500

The suspects include Cubans, Russians, cicadas, and psychology.Rays from the setting sun shine on the facade of the United States Embassy, in Havana in October.


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Army Watchdog Executive Found to Have Sexually Harassed, Insulted Colleagues

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:01:44 -0500

Unwanted kissing and racially loaded comments denied by accused.


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