The Washington Post

The government will shift responsibility for storing background information on millions of federal employees and others from the Office of Personnel Management to the Defense Department and will create a new entity to oversee background investigations.

Issues of budgets, benefits and more pending as Katherine Archuleta gets confirmation hearing.

Top officials at the Office of Personnel Management steered contracts to a favored company, a new report from the agency's inspector general says.

Two annual conferences on federal employee benefits have been canceled due to expected low attendance.