MorningScoop: Back in the Saddle, the NHL & DHS

Census Bureau Projects U.S. Population of 312.8 Million on New Year's Day 2012

Like a lot of you, we’ve spent the past few weeks getting our holiday relaxation on, but with the New Year passed (and our vacation days maxed out for the immediate future) it’s time to get back to work. Onto the news …

A look at the U.S. population on New Year’s Day courtesy of the Department of Commerce …

FEMA’s Year in Photos


Remembering the CIA’s fallen in 2011 …

Homeland Security and the NHL team up for a power play …

The Pentagon’s top stories of the past year …

A year of American invention and innovation’s top guest blog posts of the year …


Apps to Help Wounded Warriors

e-Waste Creates Jobs

The IRS Isn’t All Bad (We Kid, We Kid)


HHS Year-in-Review

A Reservist and … a Mayor?


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