Brian Naylor

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Feeling The Fiscal Squeeze, EPA Seeks To Slim Down

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency is offering buyouts to some of its employees. The move comes as a number of federal agencies, under pressure from the sequester, are trying to slim their budgets.

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Up Next For Joe Biden, A Busy Year — And A Choice

Saturday, December 28, 2013

This was a busy year for Vice President Joe Biden: He was President Obama's point man on gun control; he traveled widely, pushing for infrastructure spending; and he recently returned form a trip to Asia, where he met with the leaders of China, Japan and South Korea.

In 2014, Biden ...

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FCC Proposes AM Radio Changes To Give The Band A Boost

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

AM radio once played a central role in American life. The family would gather around the Philco to hear the latest Western or detective drama. The transistor radio was where baby boomers first heard the Beatles and other Top 40 hits. And, of course, there's no better way to take ...

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How Kennedy's Assassination Changed The Secret Service

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Nov. 22 will mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in Dallas, a moment that left an indelible mark on those who remember it.

It also permanently changed the agency charged with protecting the president — the U.S. Secret Service.

Looking back at the images ...

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'Loyal Soldier' Sebelius Vows To Stay Put, Fix HealthCare.gov

Saturday, October 26, 2013

This has not been an easy month for Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

Republican Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas — who learned the political ropes working for Sebelius' father-in-law, then a Kansas congressman — called for her to step down over the debut of HealthCare.gov, the problem-plagued ...

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Cincinnati's Airport: Best In The U.S.?

Monday, September 02, 2013

In the grand days of railroad travel, passengers arrived in monumental terminals. There was grandeur, style and comfort — qualities that today's equivalent for long-distance travel, the airport, mostly lack. Especially in the United States.

In a survey of international travelers by the British firm Skytrax, not a single U.S. ...

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Sleepy, Southern And Segregated: What D.C. Was Like In '63

Monday, August 26, 2013

Fifty years ago this week, when hundreds of thousands of demonstrators came from across the country to take part in the 1963 March on Washington, the city was not yet the cosmopolitan capital that it arguably is today.

But it was a mecca for African-Americans, says historian Marya McQuirter.

"Washington ...

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Hitting The Road Without A Driver

Monday, August 19, 2013

The cars we drive have gotten ever more sophisticated. They can just about park themselves; they tell us if we're drifting out of our lane; they can prevent skids. Some even automatically apply the brakes if they sense that a collision is imminent.

Engineers at Carnegie Mellon University in ...

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Can Congress Figure Out How To Rescue The Post Office?

Thursday, August 08, 2013

The U.S. Postal Service lost some $16 billion last year and continues to bleed red ink. Congress has been unable to agree on a rescue plan.

The latest proposal would allow the post office to end Saturday delivery in a year and enable it to ship wine and beer.

The ...

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Obama Nominee For IRS Chief Has History With Tough Tasks

Friday, August 02, 2013

The Internal Revenue Service, under attack by congressional Republicans, has been operating without a permanent commissioner. President Obama nominated John Koskinen on Thursday for what might be seen as a thankless job.

The president called his nominee "an expert at turning around institutions in need of reform." But Koskinen will ...

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Lack Of Leaders Puts Strain On Homeland Security Department

Monday, July 22, 2013

Janet Napolitano's announcement that she'll be stepping down as Department of Homeland Security secretary after four years on the job leaves an opening at the top of the key Cabinet agency. But it's not the only job opening at Homeland Security.

Fifteen top posts at DHS, including secretary, are now ...

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