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FILE - In this Thursday, Sept 2, 2021 file photo, vehicles are stranded by high water on the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx borough of New York as high water left behind by Hurricane Ida still stands on the highway hours later. According to a United Nations report released on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, much of the world is unprepared for the floods, hurricanes and droughts expected to worsen with climate change and urgently needs better warning systems to avert water-related disasters. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

Pentagon trying to stay ahead of issues from climate change

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department is continuing to prepare for climate change related problems.

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While the Pentagon is doing more business with small companies, the list of candidates is shrinking

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Pentagon warns lawmakers to make sure they raise debt ceiling

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Justice Department is bringing the power of the False Claims Act to the growing challenge of cybersecurity.

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Dr. Francis Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, gives an opening statement during a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing to discuss vaccines and protecting public health during the coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Washington. (Greg Nash/Pool via AP)

One of the nation’s top public health officials is calling it a career

In today’s Federal Newscast, Dr. Francis Collins says he’ll leave his post as director of the National Institutes of Health by the end of the year.

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Pentagon civilian employees get their deadline to receive COVID-19 vaccine

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Defense put out a timeline for when civilians must get their first and second shots based on the type of vaccine in order to be in compliance.

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