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David Thornton

David Thornton

Digital Editor

David Thornton joined Federal News Network as a digital editor in February 2016, after earning his B.A. in English from Old Dominion University. At ODU, David served as both news editor and copy editor for the student newspaper, The Mace and Crown, where he focused his coverage on crime, university policy and student voting.

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Retirement claims backlog continues to rise, exceeding January’s 8-year record

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(AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)FEMA

Nonprofit recommends amending Stafford Act to include FEMA in pandemic, cyber incident response

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(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)Air Force

Armed services taking deep dive into training accidents, mitigation strategies

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

TIC 3.0 gives State Dept. more flexibility to implement edge computing

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)Mark Warner

SolarWinds fallout sparks calls for mandatory incident reporting, repercussions after cyber attacks

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Retirements surge in January, pushing backlog to 8-year high

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