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A woman walks past the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv, Ukraine, Monday, Jan. 24, 2022. The State Department is ordering the families of all American personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv to leave the country and allowing non-essential staff to leave Ukraine. The move comes amid heightened fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine despite talks between U.S. and Russian officials. (AP Photo/Efrem Lukatsky)

State Department orders families of American personnel at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv to leave the country

Daily photos of things happening in and around the federal government.

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Amelia Brust, Federal News NetworkMaria Roat, Small Business Administration

Deputy federal CIO Roat to retire

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We’ll meet the newest career official on the nuclear non-proliferation beat

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Meet the Presidential Rank Award winner who had to suddenly oversee the distribution of $178 billion

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(Tom Williams/Pool via AP)Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, left, talks with Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., before a House Oversight and Reform Committee hearing on the Postal Service on Capitol Hill, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020, in Washington. (Tom Williams/Pool via AP)

New USPS board chairman supports DeJoy, ‘self-sustaining’ operating model

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FILE - The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission building in Washington is seen on Aug. 5, 2017. Chinese companies will have to disclose more information about audits and whether they are controlled by a government or else leave U.S. stock markets under a rule approved by securities regulators, Thursday, Dec. 2, 2021. (AP Andrew Harnik, File)

What happened at one agency when the inspector general botched an investigation

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Courtney sets tone for DHS procurement with new strategic plan

Paul Courtney, who became the new chief procurement officer for DHS in August, said recruiting and retaining his workforce is among his highest priorities.

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FILE - Michael Carvajal, director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing examining issues facing prisons and jails during the coronavirus pandemic on Capitol Hill in Washington, on June 2, 2020. Carvajal is resigning amid increasing scrutiny over his leadership in the wake of Associated Press reporting that uncovered widespread problems at the agency, including a recent story detailing serious misconduct involving correctional officers. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Pool via AP, File)

US prisons director resigning after crises-filled tenure

The director of the federal Bureau of Prisons is resigning amid increasing scrutiny over his leadership

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CMMC, cybersecurity, acquisition initiatives made the federal IT community take notice

The top 10 Reporter’s Notebook stories in 2021 demonstrated the popularity of topics ranging from IT modernization to cybersecurity to large contract vehicles.

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