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Aug 18, 2017, 12:50 ET Astronauts Showcase Space Art Created with Childhood Cancer Patients

Patients from around the world will have the opportunity to see a spacesuit art project they helped create. Astronauts currently living and working...


Aug 18, 2017, 12:35 ET NASA Successfully Launches Latest Communications Satellite

NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M), which is the third and final in a series of next generation communications satellites, has...


Aug 18, 2017, 11:37 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Four Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued four official statements, which can be viewed under "Highlights" on the Commission's website. The...


Aug 18, 2017, 09:47 ET Rosalind Franklin University Researcher Awarded $2 Million From NIH to Study Role Of Hormone Oxytocin In Stress, Fear and Anxiety

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science researcher Joanna Dabrowska has been awarded a five-year, $2 million grant from the National...


Aug 17, 2017, 18:01 ET SEIU Executive Vice President Valarie Long Resigns from President Trump's National Advisory Committee on Travel and Tourism Infrastructure

Valarie Long, Executive Vice President of SEIU, joins the growing chorus of labor and business leaders repudiating President Trump after he failed...


Aug 17, 2017, 16:14 ET La guía para el regreso a clases de USAGov

El comienzo de un nuevo año escolar siempre es emocionante. Sin embargo, la lista de preparativos puede parecer interminable y las expectativas por...


Aug 17, 2017, 15:51 ET FDA provides new tools for the development and proper evaluation of tests for detecting Zika virus infection

As an additional measure in the fight against Zika virus, today the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced that it has made available a panel...


Aug 17, 2017, 13:54 ET FDA approves new treatment for adults with relapsed or refractory acute lymphoblastic leukemia

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Besponsa (inotuzumab ozogamicin) for the treatment of adults with relapsed or refractory...


Aug 17, 2017, 13:17 ET Southern Research To Play Key Role In Low Cost Carbon Fiber Project

The U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) recently announced that Western Research Institute...


Aug 16, 2017, 16:30 ET Green America Applauds CEOs Who Dropped Out Of President Trump's Advisory Councils

Green America applauded the CEOs of major corporations who dropped out of President Trump's Strategy & Policy Forum and Manufacturing Council,...


Aug 16, 2017, 15:59 ET SAMHSA to recognize behavioral health champions at 2017 Voice Awards

Tonight at the 2017 Voice Awards, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will give Special Recognition Awards to...


Aug 16, 2017, 14:51 ET CIA Plans Release of Soviet Naval Documents at National Press Club Headliners Newsmakers Event

The CIA's Agency Data Office (ADO) and Information Management Services (IMS) is partnering with the National Museum of the U.S. Navy and the Naval...


Aug 16, 2017, 11:51 ET Bloomberg Government Launches Innovative Opportunity Solution For 8(a) Recompete Opportunities

Bloomberg Government today announced a new information tool for government contractors that reveals more than 9,500 federal business opportunities...


Aug 16, 2017, 11:00 ET New Fellowship Offers OB/GYN Physicians Hands-On Training at CDC

Today's obstetricians and gynecologists (OB/GYNs) face a challenge in gaining all the training and expertise they need in the area of infectious...


Aug 16, 2017, 10:14 ET 2017 Astronaut Candidates Available for Interviews Before Training

NASA's newest astronaut candidates, a diverse dozen women and men, will participate in media interviews and a final news conference before training...


Aug 15, 2017, 15:44 ET NASA Television to Air Launch of Next Communications Satellite

NASA is targeting 8:03 a.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 18, for the launch of its next Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS) mission atop a United Launch...


Aug 15, 2017, 14:28 ET Largest Federal Union Asks Congress, 'Why Won't You Fill the 49,000 Vacancies at the VA?'

Veterans around the country are being forced to wait longer for care. Working people at the VA are struggling to do their jobs while staffing...


Aug 14, 2017, 19:13 ET La Semana de la Salud en el Uso de Lentes de Contacto promueve un uso y cuidado saludable de los lentes de contacto

La Academia Estadounidense de Oftalmología y la Academia Estadounidense de Optometría se han unido a los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de...


Aug 14, 2017, 14:57 ET NASA Experts to Share Total Solar Eclipse In-person, on Television

On Monday, Aug. 21, for the first time in almost 100 years, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun. Those in the path of...


Aug 14, 2017, 14:44 ET SBA to Host National Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Hearing in Washington, D.C.

Small business owners, representatives of local economic development organizations, trade groups and community leaders are invited to join the U.S....


Aug 14, 2017, 14:20 ET Chef Robert Irvine to Host SAMHSA's Voice Awards Honoring Military

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration's (SAMHSA) 2017 Voice Awards program will recognize television and film writers and...


Aug 14, 2017, 13:58 ET Contact Lens Health Week Promotes Healthy Contact Lens Wear and Care

The American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Academy of Optometry have joined the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...


Aug 14, 2017, 13:44 ET NASA Cargo Launches to Space Station Aboard SpaceX Resupply Mission

Experiments seeking a better understanding of Parkinson's disease and the origin of cosmic rays are on their way to the International Space Station...


Aug 14, 2017, 13:31 ET SBA Awards Grants to 21 State and Local Economic Development Entities, SBDCs, and Universities to Support R&D Commercialization and Small Business Innovation

The U.S. Small Business Administration has granted up to $125,000 awards in FY 2017 to 16 Federal and State Technology (FAST) Partnership Program...


Aug 11, 2017, 16:31 ET FDA warns of potential contamination in multiple brands of drugs, dietary supplements

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is advising consumers and health care professionals not to use any liquid drug or dietary supplement products...