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Pentagon spooks get own spy service

The Pentagon is rebranding and reorganizing its clandestine spy shop, sending more of its case officers to work alongside CIA officers to gather intelligence in places like China, after a decade of focusing intensely on war zones.

Tags: Defense Clandestine Service , DoD , CIA ,

Monday - 04/23/2012, 01:17pm EDT

US Army: Brigadier general has died in Afghanistan

A 49-year-old brigadier general died Friday in Afghanistan of apparent natural causes, becoming the highest-ranking U.S. soldier to die there, the military said Saturday.

Tags: Terence Hildner , DoD , Army , Afghanistan ,

Saturday - 02/04/2012, 04:17pm EST

Postal Service to delay cutbacks until mid-May

The U.S. Postal Service has agreed to delay the closing of 252 mail processing centers and 3,700 local post offices until mid-May.

Tags: USPS , budget , closing

Wednesday - 12/14/2011, 08:33am EST

Obama signs bipartisan bill to help jobless vets, repeals contractor tax withholding

President Barack Obama will sign into law Monday legislation giving tax breaks to companies that hire unemployed veterans.

Tags: Barack Obama , veterans , VA , Congress ,

Monday - 11/21/2011, 01:16pm EST

Postal Service losses mount to $5.1 billion last year

The U.S. Postal Service says it lost $5.1 billion last year as a weak economy and increased Internet use drove down mail volume.

Tags: USPS , budget ,

Tuesday - 11/15/2011, 04:40pm EST

11 sentenced in federal contracting bribery scheme

Eleven employees and contractors with the U.S. General Services Administration, which manages basic services and buildings for federal agencies, have been sentenced in contracting bribery schemes.

Tags: GSA , Eric Minor , bribery , contracting

Monday - 10/24/2011, 06:12pm EDT

Federal retirees get COLA bump in 2012

The annual cost-of-living adjustment, or COLA, is based on a measure of inflation that Congress adopted in the 1970s. Since then, it has resulted in annual increases averaging 4.2 percent.

Tags: pay and benefits , COLA , SSA , retirement ,

Tuesday - 10/18/2011, 03:03pm EDT
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