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Senator Wants to Ban TikTok for Federal Employees

on March 7, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) said on Wednesday he will introduce legislation banning federal employees from using social media app TikTok on their devices and accused the company of sharing data with the Chinese government.

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A USPS Employee is Confirmed to Have the Coronavirus

By on March 1, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
A USPS Employee is Confirmed to Have the Coronavirus

A Postal Service employee has tested positive for the coronavirus. Does this mean it can spread through the mail?

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Cox Resigns from AFGE Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation

By on February 28, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Cox Resigns from AFGE Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation

J. David Cox, Sr. has resigned from his position as AFGE’s national president.

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Where is the Country’s Smallest Post Office?

By on February 23, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Where is the Country’s Smallest Post Office?

Although it’s about the size of a storage closet, the smallest Post Office in the US provides service to a three-county area and is now a famous landmark.

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Former DIA Analyst Pleads Guilty to Leaking Top Secret Information to Journalists

on February 22, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

A former DIA employee has pleaded guilty to leaking classified information to two journalists, including one he was dating.

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DOJ: China Allegedly Behind Equifax Breach

By on February 10, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
DOJ: China Allegedly Behind Equifax Breach

The Justice Department announced that four individuals from China have been indicted for stealing Americans’ personal data in the 2017 Equifax data breach.

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President Trump Acquitted of Both Charges in Senate Impeachment Trial

on February 5, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The Senate on Wednesday voted to acquit President Donald Trump on both counts in his impeachment trial.

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HHS Declares Coronavirus a Public Health Emergency in US

on January 31, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced on Friday that the coronavirus has been declared a public health emergency in the U.S, although officials stressed that the overall risk to the public remains low.

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CBO: Federal Debt to Hit 98% of GDP by 2030

on January 28, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments

The debt held by the federal government is set to skyrocket over the next ten years, according to a Congressional Budget Office report published Tuesday.

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Confirmation Process of Political Appointees Now Takes Longer Than Ever

By on January 22, 2020 in Current Events with 0 Comments
Confirmation Process of Political Appointees Now Takes Longer Than Ever

Results from a new study show that the Senate confirmation process of political appointees now take longer than ever before.

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