Federal News Network breaks down dismissal and closure guidance from the Office of Personnel Management.
The 2013 shutdown which lasted 16 days and cost the government an estimated $2.5 billion. With 34 days and counting this year's stalemate could meet that number.
Federal employees, contractors, spouses and lawmakers are growing increasingly frustrated by the delayed pay and lost work, with many airing their grievances on social media.
Among those stuck at home are people who were about to retire or had already filed their retirement papers. Federal retirement expert Tammy Flanagan had some answers on the potential delay for benefits.
From our daily defense photo gallery, we chose our favorite images from across the armed services this year. Scroll the gallery to see our top picks.
Look back at the most popular columns from senior correspondent Mike Causey this year. Readers were most interested in updates on the Thrift Savings Plan and a potential pay raise for federal workers in 2019.
Take a look back at this year's biggest stories from the Defense Department, from proposals to cut the Fourth Estate to attempts to streamline acquisition and the passage of the one of the biggest defense budgets ever.
The Department of Homeland Security and Food and Drug Administration have teamed up to implement a new framework for greater coordination and cooperation when spotting medical device cyber vulnerabilities.
The first round of public comments recently closed on NIST's draft IR 8228 “Considerations for Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks." Learn more as part of Federal Monthly Insights — Security Month.
The Defense Department honored its annual list of team and individual winners at the CIO Awards for achievement in areas such as IT, cybersecurity and electronic records management.
One of the biggest culprits of improper payments in the federal government — the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services — is making progress to combat the issue.
If you are planning to retire soon, when should you do it? Federal benefits expert Tammy Flanagan joined host Mike Causey on this week's Your Turn to talk about the best dates to retire.
A sloppy cyber risk assessment can lead to misallocation of resources, false positives and an unrealistic sense of security at federal agencies, says Larry Clinton of the Internet Security Alliance.
Federal employees and government facilities announced closures, emergency response procedures and evacuation notices before Hurricane Michael made landfall on Florida's Gulf Coast Wednesday.