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Forecasters expect world population to reach 7 billion next year

With 267 people being born every minute and only 108 dying, developing countries are adding more than 80 million people to the world's population every year.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:42pm EDT

Government departments spend 6m on search engines

U.K. government departments want to make sure their websites appear on search engine results pages.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:37pm EDT

Pentagon returns Wikileaks suspect to U.S.

The suspect was returned to the United States from a base in Kuwait Thursday.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:22pm EDT

Industry wants changes in DoD contract reforms

Specifically, Industry is focusing on the transition of contracted work to federal employees, and restrictions on what criteria are used in contract awards.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:17pm EDT

Budget office nominee received huge Citigroup bonus

Records reveal a huge Citigroup payout to the man President Obama wants to head the Office of Management and Budget.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:11pm EDT

Craigslist creator tries to bring transparency initiative out of the shadows

The Craigslist founder laments that the White House's open government initiative hasn't received much attention.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 01:00pm EDT

What is Gov 2.0?

How Web 2.0 tools can help the government.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 12:54pm EDT

GSA schedules: Are agencies paying too much?

Columnist Steve Kelman offers his insight.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 12:49pm EDT

What should President Obama read?

Slate readers make suggestions for the president's summer reading list.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 12:41pm EDT

NIH providing satisfaction on the web

Four federal websites meet or exceed the private sector's highest score. How? Why? We ask Joyce Backus at NIH.

Friday - 07/30/2010, 09:46am EDT

NARA declassification chief tackles backlog

For years, a huge backlog of government agency documents in need of declassification has piled up at the National Archives and Records Administration. Now, however, a woman whose name is familiar in the federal declassification community is on board at NARA, taking the first steps toward whittling away at that backlog of 410 million pages of documents by a seemingly impossible deadline set in the law.

Friday - 07/23/2010, 07:11am EDT

How Defense feds prepare for deployment

The CEW is a workforce of Department of Defense civilians trained and equipped to deploy oversees in support of worldwide military missions. We learn more about it from Frank DiGiovanni, the Acting Director of Readiness and Training Policy and Programs at Defense.

Wednesday - 07/14/2010, 10:42am EDT

DHS delivers job offers on gas pumps, pizza boxes

The Transportation Security Administration is hiring, according to some D.C. pizza boxes.

Monday - 07/12/2010, 10:36am EDT

Fighting the Federal Career Internship Program (FCIP)

Calling for an end to the FCIP? This week, host Derrick T. Dortch talks with Employees Union (NTEU) President Colleen M. Kelley.
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Friday - 07/09/2010, 08:25pm EDT

Disabled vets see increase in job opportunities

An upcoming virtual career fair for disabled vets.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 08:13pm EDT

China: A land of contradictions?

That's what one Harvard Professor calls China.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 06:17pm EDT

Hiring challenges weigh most on federal managers

This far surpasses the percentage of respondents who identified other human capital issues.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 06:02pm EDT

DHS officially assumes its new cyber role

DHS gets official oversight over all civilian agency computer networks.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 05:16pm EDT

Groups fear 'Don't Ask' study skewed

Gay rights groups are concerned the Pentagon's massive survey of military attitudes toward repealing the "don't ask don't tell" policy could produce skewed results.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 04:43pm EDT

Now on Google street view: The homes of the House Energy and Commerce Committee

The folks from the advocacy group Consumer Watchdog are going after Google for taking "Street View" photos of the homes 19 members of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which happens to be the congressional overseers of much of Google's business.

Friday - 07/09/2010, 04:38pm EDT
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