Nicole John, daughter of U.S. Ambassador to Thailand Eric G. John, died early Friday morning after falling out of a high-rise Manhattan apartment building, according to local news reports.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton serves as further proof that women do not have to kowtow to expectations, rules of thumb or other quietly bullying cultural assumptions, The Post's fashion guru Robin Givhan opines today.
As the Obama administration pledges to hire more people with disabilities, some new numbers suggest the percentage of disabled American workers employed in the public sector is on par with the percentage of workers who are not disabled.
FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate answered reader questions about how the agency has changed since Hurricane Katrina.
What exactly is a government procurement specialist? Comedian Wanda Sykes provided a good answer on Wednesday night during an interview on "Larry King Live."
So you want to host an event on the National Mall? Plan ahead and budget at least $50.
Members of a Pentagon working group reviewing a potential repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy will meet next month with the gay and lesbian partners of some troops.
Big government has become the big issue on the campaign trail as Republicans look for ways of tying the sluggish economy to the Democrats, longtime government observer Paul Light says.
Most Americans first learned of Michael D. Brown about five years ago when George W. Bush declared, "Brownie, you're doing a heckuva job." But the former FEMA administrator was out of a job within days.
By The Federal Eye in Thursday's Post: W. Craig Fugate's corner office at the Federal Emergency Management Agency is sparse: a few family photos, a couple of blue and orange mementos from his beloved University of Florida Gators, and not...
The Eye's favorite Muppet has a permanent home here in Washington.
Here are some interesting facts about FEMA Administrator Craig Fugate.
There's been a major increase in government jobs and contractor positions that require secret clearances since the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
The Obama administration is doling out millions in new reconstruction grants and deploying top officials as the fifth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina nears.
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack e-mailed USDA staffers on Tuesday evening about his meeting earlier today with ousted official Shirley Sherrod. The message describe his meeting with her and the steps his office is taking to ensure a similarly embarrassing incident doesn't happen again:
Ousted Agriculture Department official Shirley Sherrod is scheduled to meet today with her former boss, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack.
Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates frequently makes the point that Congress funds Defense Department personnel far more easily than it does State Department employees.
A series of man-made threats could cause serious problems for Grand Canyon National Park in the coming years, according to a new report by a conservation group.
In their first joint appearance of the Obama administration, First Lady Michelle Obama and former first lady Laura Bush will commemorate the 9th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks at a memorial service in Shanksville, Pa., where United Flight 93 crashed, the White House said today.
The Pentagon wants to know whether spouses would urge their husbands or wives to leave the military if it repeals "don't ask, don't tell," and how they might behave at social functions if an openly gay couple attends.