Los Angeles Times [registration required]: President Bush chose three book to read on his five-week vacation at his Texas ranch: "Salt: A World History" by Mark Kurlansky, who chronicled the rise and fall of what once was considered the world's most strategic commodity; "Alexander II: The Last Great Tsar" by Edvard Radzinsky; and "The Great Influenza: The Epic Story of the Deadliest Plague in History" by John M. Barry.
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Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen wants her department to have a more direct role in defending the private sector and critical infrastructure entities from cyberthreats.
On Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis sought to quell "rumors" that the Pentagon's planned single-award cloud acquisition was designed with Amazon Web Services in mind.
The Department of Commerce is breaking with recent practice and restoring a question about respondent citizenship last used in 1950, despite being urged not to by former Census directors and outside experts.
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