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    Speeding up the military's 'kill chain'

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    Lawmakers push back on STARS shutoff date

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  • Workforce

    Federal court dismisses union complaint about workplace 'resistance' talk

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    'Unprecedented' challenges to safe, secure 2020 vote

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