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Charity to pay military death benefits

The Obama administration, scrambling to tamp down a controversy over suspended death benefits for the families of fallen troops, announced Wednesday that a charity would pick up the costs of the payments during the government shutdown.

Thursday - 10/10/2013, 06:09am EDT

Tags: government shutdown, Fisher House Foundation, military death benefits

Pentagon orders most furloughed civilian workers back to work

The Pentagon is ordering most of its approximately 400,000 furloughed civilian employees back to work.

Sunday - 10/06/2013, 09:02pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, pentagon, furlough

Government doors closed, but workers may get paid

Their government has failed to keep the doors open and has told federal workers to stay off the job as the political parties fight over spending and health care in austere times.

Saturday - 10/05/2013, 06:32pm EDT

Tags: government shutdown, President Barack Obama, Congress, furlough

DOD warns civilian employees to prepare for furloughs

U.S. Department of Defense civilian employees are being warned to prepare for the beginning of a cycle of furloughs that will take away a significant portion of their income after the Fourth of July holiday.

Monday - 07/01/2013, 12:30pm EDT

Tags: furloughs, Department of Defense, pentagon, JJ Green,