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Holder: Mueller set the standard for FBI director

08/01/2013 11:05am
Attorney General Eric Holder praised outgoing FBI Director Robert Mueller Thursday as someone who "set the standard" for law enforcement during the last 12 years.

Military paints dire picture from budget cuts

08/01/2013 1:41pm
Senior Pentagon leaders offered a sober assessment Thursday of the impact of automatic spending cuts on the military, arguing that they are embarrassing and unsafe for the United States while imploring a stymied Congress to stop them.

Report: Wildlife agency ignored whistle-blowers

08/01/2013 7:18pm
Fish and Wildlife Service Director Dan Ashe failed for more than a year to discipline two supervisors who retaliated against whistle-blowers at an Oklahoma field office, the Interior Department's inspector general says in a harshly worded letter that accuses Ashe of damaging the agency's credibility and integrity.

Threat closes US embassies in Muslim world for day

08/01/2013 10:29pm
The United States is shuttering its embassies and consulates throughout the Muslim world on Sunday after receiving an unspecified threat, officials said.