The Postal Service also temporarily suspended acceptance of Global Express Guaranteed deliveries Thursday.
The Obama administration has decided to allow limited collective bargaining rights for transportation security officers.
E-mail outages and broken printers are commonplace in many offices. But what do you do when it happens at the White House?
There are no events planned until May in the downtown Washington federal building bearing Ronald Reagan's name to mark his 100th birthday, so there will be no parties for him this week in the ballrooms, no new exhibits in the hallways or commemorative lectures in the auditoriums.
A federal judge has ruled that the former head of a federal whistle-blower protection office could face at least one month in prison for withholding information from congressional investigators, a decision that could derail a plea deal with prosecutors.
In what administration officials describe as a major milestone, the federal government cut $15 billion in contract spending between fiscal 2009 and 2010, the first year-to-year contracting cuts since 1997.
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton has declared war on paperwork in her agency.
We're expected to learn more Thursday about the Obama administration's efforts to cut back on government contracting costs.
Interested in joining the government's Federal Long Term Care Insurance Program? Eligible workers, retirees and their spouses or same-sex partners may apply for coverage during a special open season from April 4 to May 27, according to the Office of Personnel Management.
The Interior Department on Tuesday became the first federal entity to provide legal protections to government scientific information and the people who create it, earning wide praise from scientific groups concerned with the political manipulation of government scientific data.
Anyone attempting the to access the National Weather Service (NWS) website over the last day or two has likely encountered significant problems. The website's performance has been persistently sluggish and, at times, content - including forecasts and warnings - has been inaccessible.
New airport security scanners designed to be less intrusive than machines that captured near-naked images will debut at the Las Vegas airport Tuesday.
The federal government is deploying personnel and equipment to at least 11 states as an historic winter storm bares down on a wide swath of the country.
Federal employees in the Washington area will once again be able to take unscheduled leave or work from home Wednesday as winter storms continue to cross the region.
Federal offices in the Washington area are open Tuesday, but workers may use unscheduled leave or telework from home if necessary.
Federal workers in the Washington area may take unscheduled leave or telework tomorrow, and officials aren't ruling out delaying Tuesday's open or closing offices because of approaching storms.
Gay rights leaders are praising the nation's top Marine for setting a proactive tone as the military prepares to end enforcement of "don't ask, don't tell," despite his previous warnings that openly gay troops could lead to deaths on the battlefield.
Patrick R. Donahoe is just the seventh person to climb the ranks of the U.S. Postal Service to become postmaster general. Over 35 years, he's moved 11 times and held 16 jobs on his way to the top, and went from earning $4.76 an hour to at least $275,000 annually.
Jeffrey D. Zients, the federal government's first chief performance officer and a deputy director at the Office of Management and Budget, will lead President Obama's efforts to reorganize parts of the federal government.