(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)The Harry S. Truman Building, headquarters for the State Department, is seen in Washington, Monday, March 9, 2009. (AP Photo/J.  Scott Applewhite)

Steadying the foreign policy ship after a change in administration

Foreign policy shifts back and forth from administration to administration, sometimes violently. So how do the diplomats manage to convey stability of…

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Intelligence community making limited progress in diverse recruiting

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FILE - This March 27, 2008 file photo shows the Pentagon in Washington. The Pentagon has endorsed a new slate of initiatives to expand diversity within the ranks and reduce prejudice, including in recruiting, retention and professional development across the force. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Pentagon memo maps out plan to expand diversity in the force

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(AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)FILE  - This Aug. 10, 2006, file photo shows the sign used as the backdrop for press briefings at the U.S. Department of State in Washington. More of the first volunteers are starting to trickle back to their desks at federal agencies in the coronavirus lockdown. In the third month after Americans began sheltering in place and worksites began closing, the Energy Department says the first voluntary returns of a small number of headquarters workers began Monday. The State Department and Agriculture Department also have some workers returning to job places this month. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak. File)

What’s next for the State Department workforce under the Biden administration?

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5 workforce executive orders President-Elect Biden should cancel on Jan. 20

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Rules for federal court procedure are written by almost all white men

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VA needs better data to serve increasing LGBTQ+ veterans, GAO says

The veterans population has seen growing numbers of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people over time.

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In this photo released by the U.S. Air Force, Airmen deployed to Al-Udeid Air Base, Qatar, raise their right hands during an enlistment ceremony as they transferred into the Space Force at Al-Udeid Air Base, Qatar, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020. Space Force now has a squadron of 20 members stationed at the Qatari base in its first foreign deployment. The force represents the sixth branch of the U.S. military and the first new military service since the creation of the Air Force in 1947. (Staff Sgt. Kayla White/U.S. Air Force via AP)

Pentagon IG plans to investigate how DoD handles diversity, inclusion issues

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Defense Department Inspector General plans to undertake a new investigation into how the Pentagon handles issues like…

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Two Black federal employees, two totally different experiences

A one-time hospital orderly and a Coast Guard officer – can this be the same federal government?

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