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(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)FILE - In this Dec. 24, 2020, file photo, a COVID-19 vaccination record card is shown at Seton Medical Center in Daly City, Calif. Los Angeles leaders are poised to enact one of the nation's strictest vaccine mandates, a sweeping measure that would require the shots for everyone entering a bar, restaurant, nail salon, gym or even a Lakers game. The City Council on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, is scheduled to consider the proposal and most members have said they support it as a way of preventing further COVID-019 surges. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

Task force tells agencies how to handle court injunction on vaccine mandate

Agencies don’t need to reverse discipline they’ve already imposed for failing to follow the mandate, but they must stop any new or ongoing enforcement…

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(U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lake Fultz) SAN DIEGO (Dec. 28, 2021) Machinist’s Mate (Nuclear) 1st Class Kayla Matos, from Brooklyn, N.Y., receives a COVID-19 booster shot in the hangar bay aboard the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72). Though not mandatory, the Navy recommends all Navy personnel receive the COVID-19 vaccine booster. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Lake Fultz) 211228-N-DN347-1008

Navy appeals court decision barring punishment for SEALs who refused vaccine

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FILE - Water laps the bottom level of four homes in Harbor Island, S.C., Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, which had to be abandoned after years of beach erosion and damage from Hurricane Matthew in 2016. Facing state budgets that are flush with cash, Democratic and Republican governors alike want to spend part of their windfalls on projects aimed at slowing climate change and guarding against its consequences, from floods and fires to cleaning up dirty air. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell, File)

New Federal Sustainability Plan harnesses fewer fossil fuels, more procurement power to fight climate change

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Working from home, do you actually dress after your shower?

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(AP Photo/Jenny Kane)This Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021, photo shows a Social Security card in Tigard, Ore.  Millions of retirees on Social Security will get a 5.9% boost in benefits for 2022. The biggest cost-of-living adjustment in 39 years follows a burst in inflation as the economy struggles to shake off the drag of the coronavirus pandemic.  (AP Photo/Jenny Kane)

SSA reaches agreement with 3 unions over office reentry plans

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FILE - This Aug. 18, 2010, file photo shows California National Guard troops, who are part of Task Force Sierra, deployed at the border along with Border Patrol Agents near the California/Mexico border in San Diego. California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday, Sept. 28, 2018, extended the state National Guard's participation in President Donald Trump's border deployment by six months, a low-key announcement that was made without any of the acrimony that characterized his early negotiations with the federal government. The California National Guard said in a press release that the mission will now run until the end of March 2019.  (John Gibbins/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, File)

National Guard’s hybrid status makes sexual assault confusing to prosecute

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FILE - Tourists ride classic convertible cars on the Malecon beside the United States Embassy in Havana, Cuba, Oct. 3, 2017. The CIA believes it’s unlikely that Russia or another adversary are broadly using directed energy to attack hundreds of U.S. personnel who have reported brain injuries and symptoms that have come to be known as “Havana syndrome.   (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan, File)

CIA: Most ‘Havana syndrome’ cases not linked to US adversary

U.S. officials say the CIA believes it’s unlikely that Russia or another foreign adversary is using microwaves or other forms of directed energy to attack…

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Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar speaks during a news conference on Operation Warp Speed and COVID-19 vaccine distribution, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, Pool)

HHS says it’s ready to take over Operation Warp Speed, but GAO is not so sure

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Government Accountability Office says it’s unclear whether HHS is ready to lead some pandemic response efforts that…

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DC area feds on two-hour delay Thursday

With an overnight winter storm potentially causing a messy rush hour in the Washington, D.C. metro area, the Office of Personnel Management is telling employees going into the office that they can report two hours late.

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