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"Considerable uncertainty" about BioWatch system, audit says

A letter signed Tuesday by the country's largest scientific societies warns that the congressional investigation into a global warming study goes way beyond climate scientists

A Pew Research Center survey says just one-fifth of Americans trust government at least most of the time and think government programs are well run.



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NOAA Administrator Kathryn Sullivan is still refusing to turn over the internal e-mails of federal climate scientists

Inside the path to publication of a groundbreaking global warming study that's under attack.

Space travel seems glamorous but is riddled with risks.

The Social Security Administration gave $145,000 to 240 employees who were disciplined for misconduct. Though a small amount of money to a small number of employees, this undermines the workforce.

GOP science panel Chairman Lamar Smith's investigation into a federal climate change study has riled House Democrats.

The data, taken on one night 10 months ago, appears to show progress, but there are still vulnerable groups

A joint congressional hearing into Secret Service misconduct shows Capitol Hill's increasing efforts to hold agencies and employees accountable for misdeeds.

In letter to commerce secretary, Rep. Lamar Smith says whistleblowers claim report was rushed to meet Obama administration's agenda. He wants access to internal communications at NOAA, but agency has so-far refused to turn over records, despite subpoena. He may subpoena her instead.

VA officials said they hope to serve more veterans by making it easier for them to see private doctors.

VA's disjointed system of outside care needs jumpstarting to serve a growing number of veterans with medical needs, officials say

Federal employees have long known Washington is a terrorist target, but it's business as usual in their agencies while security remains vigilant.

An employee at the U.S. Agency for International Development coordinated thousands of personnel from five federal agencies in four countries to fight the Ebola epidemic in Liberia.

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Vetting Syrian refugees poses a quandary: how do you screen people from a war-torn country that has few criminal and terrorist databases to check?

Three agencies pulled out of a closed-door briefing Tuesday on the theft from government computers of personal information on more than 22 million people, the House Armed Services Committee said.

The feud over the latest federal climate study is bringing up questions over the pursuit of scientific truth versus accountability to taxpayers.

The inspector general for OPM said it it still investigating how serious the contract violations were.

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