The U.S. Postal Service is temporarily suspending acceptance of inbound mail from Yemen in response to potential terror threats from the country.
The government could fire its latest shot in the bitter, election-year debate over federal salaries when a panel tasked with recommending pay raises meets today.
Just in time for Halloween, a new Republican study finds the federal government has paid nearly $1 billion to at least 250,000 dead people since 2000.
A Defense Department survey of military service members finds that a majority of them would not object to serving alongside openly gay troops, according to multiple people familiar with the findings.
Federal agents raided the home of a former National Archives and Records Administration employee Thursday after watchdogs said the agency is leaving itself vulnerable to significant security breaches by failing to properly safeguard sensitive information.
As the federal government shifts its records from paper to computers, the National Archives, the nation's recordkeeper, has left itself vulnerable to significant security breaches by failing to properly safeguard reams of sensitive information, government auditors said Wednesday.
More people are volunteering with the Peace Corps than at any point since 1970, the agency said Thursday as it touted a 13 percent year-to-year increase in headcount.
Workers plan to begin restoration work on Thursday of walls near John F. Kennedy's gravesite where words from his 1961 inaugural address are inscribed.
The nation's top military officer told an Army audience Wednesday that the United States is only beginning to confront the strain that a decade of war has placed on its armed forces, warning that post-traumatic stress, suicides and unemployment are likely to persist among veterans for years to come.
The book blog of the Government Printing Office won an award.
The Justice Department is ramping up efforts to ensure that troops, government workers and other Americans can vote from overseas in the midterm elections, taking enforcement actions that officials on Wednesday said are unprecedented.
Among The Federal Eye's loyal readers are folks working in the think tank/"good government"/public policy world, so it's always news when one of its leaders move on. To wit: Gary Bass, founder and executive director of the watchdog organization OMB...
President Obama wants to trim $3 billion in federal building costs in the next two years and early signs suggest mixed success at consolidating or selling extra office buildings, courthouses and data centers.
President Obama met briefly on Tuesday with gay rights groups pushing to repeal the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy, according to people familiar with the White House meeting.
During a live video chat from the White House, senior adviser David Axelrod was asked why the Obama administration opted to appeal a federal judge's injunction to stop the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy while the president maintains that he wants to end the ban.
Age -- not declining mail volume, sinking profits or an uncooperative Congress triggered John E. Potter>'s decision to step down as postmaster general after nine and half years, he said Tuesday.
The U.S. Postal Service is set for its first major management shakeup in nine years as Postmaster General John E. Potter plans to step down in early December to make way for his deputy, Patrick R. Donahoe.
Postmaster General John E. Potter is set to formally announce his retirement after nine years at the helm of the mail agency, according to multiple sources familiar with the move. A formal announcement from USPS is expected later this evening.
Legal wrangling over the future of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" law and policy continued Monday.
It's an aggravating fact of life for many federal workers: The day after Thanksgiving isn't officially a holiday, so federal workers either use a vacation day or go to work.
Colleague Zachary A. Goldfarb has penned a thoughtful Sunday Outlook essay, sketching out what an Obama administration stacked with Nobel prize winners might look like. His conclusions: Its members would be fairly old, and probably prone to disagreements. So who would do what?
American University's School of Public Affairs will honor two senior federal employees on Monday evening for their leadership at the Energy Department and U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Amid growing dissatisfaction with federal employees, a group of younger, web-savvy feds plan are planning to march on Saturday in defense of their coworkers on the sidelines of Jon Stewart's "Rally to Restore Sanity."