William Joseph Burns

Biden chooses veteran diplomat Burns as CIA director

President-elect Joe Biden has chosen veteran diplomat William Burns to be his CIA director

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 State Department, agency officials awarded the Secretary of State Award for Outstanding Volunteerism Abroad

Foreign Service volunteers awarded for ‘quintessentially American’ efforts abroad

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State Department’s top HR official sets sights on more inclusive workforce

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People Walking to Work.

‘Nearly all’ State Dept. SES, senior Foreign Service members eligible to retire in next 10 years

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In this Nov. 15, 2018 photo provided by Ivan Pierre Aguirre, Dalila Reynoso-Gonzalez, center left, a program director for the Methodist immigration advocacy group Justice for our Neighbors of East Texas, and another protestor talk with a Department of Homeland Security official outside the Tornillo detention camp holding more than 2,300 migrant teens in Tornillo, Texas. The Trump administration announced in June 2018 that it would open the temporary shelter for up to 360 migrant children in this isolated corner of the Texas desert. Less than six months later, the facility has expanded into a detention camp holding thousands of teenagers - and it shows every sign of becoming more permanent. (Ivan Pierre Aguirre via AP)

ICE lacking oversight of detention facility contractors

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general found that when it comes to detention facilities contractors, Immigration…

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State Dept. recognizes spouses for overseas volunteer work

Whether it’s standing up an emergency medicine program in Mozambique or developing a love for reading in the children of Mexico, the men and women who…

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State Department fellowship seeks to bridge diversity gap amid cyber talent

Agencies face an uphill battle competing with the private sector to recruit top cyber talent right out of college or advanced degree programs, but the State Department, and the opportunity to explore new cultures, serves as an enticing lure to recent graduates to federal service.

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