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Elaine Kaplan was appointed as Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on April 15, 2013. (Screen grab from https://www.opm.gov/)

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Elaine Kaplan was appointed as Acting Director of the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) on April 15, 2013. (Screen grab from https://www.opm.gov/)

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The government may be shut, but the "business of handsomeness" in the nation's capital shouldn't be compromised, says a fancy retailer offering a 15 percent discount to federal workers now on furlough. Members of Congress, however, need not inquire. (Grooming Lounge)

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** FILE ** A Starbucks drink awaits customer pickup as barista Josh Barrow prepares another in Seattle on Friday, April 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

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The government may be shut, but the "business of handsomeness" in the nation's capital shouldn't be compromised, says a fancy retailer offering a 15 percent discount to federal workers now on furlough. Members of Congress, however, need not inquire. (Grooming Lounge)

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FILE - In this Monday, June 3, 2013, file photo, Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, answers a question from a participant at the International Monetary Conference in Shanghai, China. President Barack will nominate Yellen to replace Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko, File )

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President Obama nominated Janet Yellen, a loyal lieutenant of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, to become the first woman to head the century-old central bank on Wednesday.