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(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2020, file photo a U.S. Department of Homeland Security plaque is displayed a podium as international passengers arrive at Miami international Airport where they are screened by U.S. Customs and Border Protection in Miami. The damned-if-you-pay-damned-if-you-don’t dilemma on ransomware payments has left U.S. officials fumbling about how to respond. While the Biden administration “strongly discourages” paying, it recognizes that failing to pay would be suicidal for some victims. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)

This is only a test. Or is it? An update on the National Public Warning System

The Department of Homeland Security has issued new guidance to operators of the National Public Warning System, who are distributed throughout the U.S….

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The long and twisted story of the biggest crook in Navy history

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A distinct lack of transparency emerges in federal regulatory activity

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A federally funded lab comes up with a potential solution to safe use of drones in the national air space

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Why contract award debriefings are no mere formalities

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Federal bank regulations needs a bit of tightening up

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telehealth

At the Health Resources and Services Administration, all system are go when it comes to telehealth

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Contractors nervous as Congress hints at a government shutdown

Congress is currently flirting with the possibility of a government shutdown, as well as the potential year long continuing resolution no one wants, not…

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FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2017 file photo, the exterior of the Veterans Affairs Department hospital is shown in east Denver. Investigators with the VA Office of Inspector General found that the hospital violated policy by keeping improper wait lists to track veterans' mental health care, confirming a whistleblower’s claims. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

VA inches closer to getting the participants it needs for its largest research project ever

The Million Veteran Program of the Veterans Affairs Department does not quite have a million participants. But it did recently reach 900,000.

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Do arbitrators go easy on federal employees who challenge being fired?

Union arbitrators routinely reinstate fired federal employees who grieve their dismissals according to an analysis of cases conducted by a think tank.

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