News You Can Use: 10/03/17



News You Can Use: 10/03/17

National Security  

At least 59 killed in Las Vegas shooting rampage, more than 500 others injured, The Washington Post

Senate Foreign Relations chairman: US troops likely in Afghanistan for another decade, Defense News

What Went Wrong With France’s Deradicalization Program?, The Atlantic

A North Korean ship was seized off Egypt with a huge cache of weapons destined for a surprising buyer, The Washington Post

Attacks stoke debate over need for domestic terrorism laws, Military Times

More On Trump’s Puerto Rico Response, Government Executive

At Trial, a Focus on the Facts, Not the Politics, of Benghazi, New York Times

Q&A: Deputy Commander of the War on ISIS, Defense One

Trump signed presidential directive ordering actions to pressure North Korea, The Washington Post

US spies in Havana hit by bizarre health attacks, Associated Press

Waltzing Toward a Two-Front Global War, Defense One

How Hurricane Responders Track People Whose Lives Depend on Power, Route Fifty

Social Media is ‘First Tool’ of 21st-Century Warfare, US Lawmaker Says, Defense One

Cybersecurity

Soon, DHS will have eyes on computer vulnerabilities across the government, Nextgov

Half of US companies have been hacked, Fifth Domain

Army seeks more cross-service cyber drills, experiments, Defense News

Greece opens Russian cybercrime suspect’s extradition case, Fifth Domain

Public Health

Congress takes up FITARA, healthcare.gov outages and has a lot of Equifax questions, Nextgov

For Children With Severe Anxiety, Drugs Plus Therapy Help Best, NPR

Key lessons on how cops can beat the opioid epidemic, Police One

Why Public Health Insurance Could Help, Even if You Don’t Want It, New York Times

Many Nursing Homes Aren’t Prepared For Even Basic Emergencies, NPR

Education At Home & Abroad

Thinking “beyond the box”: The use of criminal records in college admissions, Brookings

Human Rights & Humanitarian Efforts

World Food Program seeks 75 million dollars for Rohingya crisis, Reuters

The Next Challenge for Puerto Rico’s Recovery, Route Fifty

Syria: First Atrocities Trials Held in Europe, Human Rights Watch

UN Deploys Peacekeepers After DRC Clash, Voice of America

Government & Military Personnel

Most TSP Funds Gained Ground in September, Government Executive

Defense Department Announces TRICARE Changes for 2018, Government Executive

USPS Defaults on Billions in Mandatory Payments, Despite Scheduled Relief, Government Executive

Trump Disbands Labor-Management Forums at Federal Agencies, Government Executive

Trump’s Deregulatory Efforts Are Ensuring Agencies ‘Stay Within the Laws,’ Officials Say, Government Executive

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