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Archiving things is not the sleepy job you might think it is

The National Archives is more than just a bunch of warehouses filled with old paper. Archiving and managing records is a profession unto itself. Now the…

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Main Reading Room of the Library of Congress in the Thomas Jefferson Building

Don’t throw out your 8 mm movies, the Library of Congress may want them

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NARA considers blockchain to verify records amid rise in deepfake videos

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(DoD photo by Pfc. Rashene Mincy, U.S. Army/Released)

U.S. Army Spc. Steven Hitchcock, assigned to the 55th Signal Company (Combat Camera), takes a photographs during a mission at Fort Hunter Liggett, Calif., Jan. 22, 2014. Hitchcock's mission was to document task force training conducted by Soldiers with the 2nd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. (DoD photo by Pfc. Rashene Mincy, U.S. Army/Released)

DoD’s media agency communicates well with the world, but not with its employees

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FILE - In this June 21, 2013, file photo, the seal affixed to the front of the Department of Veterans Affairs building in Washington. The advocacy group  National Industries for the Blind filed a lawsuit Wednesday, May 24, 2017,  in U.S. District Court in Washington alleging the agency ignored a longstanding law when it changed contracting rules used for decades to give jobs to the blind. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

Panel rules veterans may be able to file class action lawsuits against VA

In today’s Federal Newscast, the U.S. Court of Appeals opens up the possibility for veterans to file suit collectively, instead of as individuals.

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NARA: Most agencies on-track to transition from paper to digital records

The vast majority of agencies claim they’re on track to meet a key deadline in the path towards making the government less dependent on paper records,…

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A care worker takes care to residents of the Maharin nursing home of Anglet, southwestern France, Tuesday, Jan.30, 2018. French care workers are protesting at nursing homes around the country in anger over staff shortages and cost cuts. Unions say workers are under increasing pressure to cut corners on feeding, cleaning and hygiene care for elderly residents. (AP Photo/Bob Edme)

VA makes annual nursing home ratings public for the first time

In today’s Federal Newscast, the Veterans Affairs Department publishes the ratings of its 130 community living centers.

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