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One sign of women’s progress: A rise in the percentage of copyrights they receive

If copyrights are a measure of women’s long-term rise in economic participation, trends show progress but still a ways to go. A recent study by the U.S….

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The U.S. Capitol dome is seen past the base of the Washington Monument just before sunrise in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 22, 2018. Hundreds of thousands of federal workers faced a partial government shutdown early Saturday after Democrats refused to meet President Donald Trump's demands for $5 billion to start erecting a border wall with Mexico. Overall, more than 800,000 federal employees would see their jobs disrupted, including more than half who would be forced to continue working without pay. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

New obstacles emerge to any hope of Congress getting a budget in time for fiscal 2023

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How Health and Human Services is helping with the medical emergency in Ukraine

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A guy deep in the Defense Department is actually doing something about Chinese theft of US intellectual property

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(Photo courtesy of the General Services Administration)The new DHS headquarters, which GSA is managing, includes green roofs, and other green buildings features.
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More funding for DHS’ consolidated headquarters on the docket

In today’s Federal Newscast, the fiscal 2023 spending bills making their way through the House would give more money to the DHS St. Elizabeth’s West Campus.

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FILE - In this file photo dated Wednesday, March 28, 2012, a security cctv camera is seen by the Olympic Stadium at the Olympic Park in London.  The South Wales police deployed facial recognition surveillance equipment on Sunday Jan. 12, 2020, in a test to monitor crowds arriving for a weekend soccer match in real-time, that is prompting public debate about possible aggressive uses of facial recognition in Western democracies, raising questions about human rights and how the technology may enter people's daily lives in the future.  (AP Photo/Sang Tan, FILE)

Just how secure are federal buildings?

In today’s Federal Newscast, a new inspector general report shows federal building alarm systems and security cameras are falling short of expectations.

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In this photo provided by the Missile Defense Agency, the lead ground-based Interceptor is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif., in a

The military is working on hypersonic weapons, but will it be able to defend against them?

Even as the armed forces develop hypersonic missiles, the Missile Defense Agency pursues a project to develop measures to counteract enemies’ hypersonics. But the program is having significant oversight problems and technical risks.

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