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U.S. Interior Secretary Surprised Redskins Team Name Hasn't Changed
The head of the Department of the Interior discusses the Redskins name.
US Interior Secretary Surprised Redskins Team Name Not Changed
It’s “surprising” that the Washington Redskins football team hasn’t changed its name, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said, though adding that the issue isn’t high on the agenda of Native-American tribes with whom she has spoken. “Personally, I think we would never consider naming a...
Sale of 'Wounded Knee' Massacre Site Extended
Native American tribes declare themselves outraged by the pending sale of lands hallowed by the blood of murdered ancestors: Two 40-acre tracts of Wounded Knee are on the block for $4.9 million. They're for sale to any buyer, including any commercial developer. At Wounded Knee in 1890, U.S.
Kindhearted Woman, Raped by Dad at 3, Helps Others Heal
When Robin Poor Bear was in her 20s, she asked for a Native American name. The Road Man, or spiritual leader, came up with Kind Hearted Woman. There was good reason: After a lifetime of physical and sexual abuse, her heart was still bursting with empathy for others. The daughter of an alcoholic
57 Terrible Consequences of the Sequester
If the heads of 20 federal agencies are to be believed, disastrous consequences await if President Obama and Congress fail to reach a budget deal, triggering the automatic, across-the-board cuts known as "sequestration." Those cuts are slated to begin March 1, and earlier this month, the Senate
Is Facebook Hurting Government Productivity?
No doubt you've seen the studies that show how social networking sites hurt productivity, and I am pretty sure you've read, heard or watched countless stories about how companies have tried to solve that problem. And you would have to be living in a cave in Bora Bora—specifically a cave without
Job Listings: 22,000 Government Positions Posted on USAJobs.com
Looking for a booming job market? Look no further than the website USAJobs.com , where the federal government lists all its job openings. There are thousands of positions, many with six-figure salaries, and no apparent sign of budget belt-tightening. Here is a sampling of some of what's listed: The
Civil War Documents Transcribed by Walt Whitman Unveiled
National Archives Releases Nearly 3,000 Documents and Records Marking the 150th Anniversary of Start of the Civil War
From military to parks, U.S. workers brace for shutdown
As the clock ticked Friday for legislators in Washington to reach an agreement on cutting government spending, people across the country who would be affected by the crisis prepared for the worst. About 800,000 federal government workers would be affected by a shutdown. From the Statue of Liberty