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(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)FILE - In this April 23, 2021 file photo, a train arrives at Metro Center station in Washington.  Washington’s regional Metro system abruptly pulled more than half its fleet of trains from service early Monday morning over a lingering problem with the wheels and axles that caused a dramatic derailing last week.  (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Time to make a federal case out of Metro rail failures

Salim Furth, a Mercatus Center research fellow at George Mason University, says local jurisdictions need to get going now with alternative ways for feds…

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)In this Oct. 6, 2021, photo, the light in the cupola of the Capitol Dome is illuminated, indicating that work continues in Congress, in Washington. The dangerous standoff in Congress over raising the debt limit as well as its ultimate resolution both were engineered by Sen. Mitch McConnell, the Republican leader determined to stop President Joe Biden’s agenda even if it pushes the country toward grave economic uncertainty. McConnell is no longer the majority leader of the Senate, but he is exerting the power of the minority in new and uncharted ways.  (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Congress continues the stalemate plays in the red zone

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Moscow - Sep 12, 2021: Vaccinated young woman showing COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card, healthy person in mask after getting corona virus vaccine. Coronavirus vaccine shot and immunization mandate.

Federal contractors will need to decide which of their employees are exempt from vaccine mandate

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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)

Outgoing NIH director reflects on genome discoveries, COVID and what’s next

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(Albuquerque Journal via AP)FILE - This undated file aerial view shows the Los Alamos National Laboratory in Los Alamos, N.M. A top nuclear security official says the U.S. must move ahead with plans to ramp up production of key components for the nation's nuclear arsenal despite the challenges presented by the coronavirus. Federal officials have set a 2030 deadline for increased production of the plutonium cores used in nuclear weapons. The work will be split between this facility in New Mexico and South Carolina and will attract billions of federal dollars. (Albuquerque Journal via AP, File)

The nation’s last line of defense is controlled by really, really old technology

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(Becky Malewitz/South Bend Tribune via AP)Dr. Sheena Zent

A Medicare idea you can sink your teeth into

Retirement can be a lot less fun if your teeth fall out and you can’t bite into an apple.

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Cloud computing technology and internet of Things concept, Big data and connection technology

The Army’s Enterprise Cloud Management Office looks to deliver computing resources around the world

As choices are examined and strategies perfected about Cloud Migration in the greater National Capital Region, one of the many federal-government spaces…

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(AP Photo/Mike Groll)FILE - This April 22, 2014, file photo shows an employment application form on a table during a job fair in Hudson, N.Y. If you’re miserable at work, set a deadline for resigning, and take that time to double down on your job search, supercharge your savings and replace the benefits you’ll give up when you quit. Build financial reserves now, and you’ll be better prepared to leave this chapter behind. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

How the EEOC keeps you and your EEO officer informed of the latest cases

Equal employment law is constantly changing. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission publishes a quarterly digest to help people understand what exactly is going on.

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