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12:37 ET NASA Flies to Africa to Study Climate Effects of Smoke on Clouds

NASA scientists and two research aircrafts are on their way to a unique natural laboratory off the Atlantic coast of southwest Africa to study a...


11:04 ET FDA CONSUMER HEALTH INFORMATION: What to Know When Buying or Using a Breast Pump

If you're giving your baby breast milk, you probably know there can be times when a breast pump can come in handy. Breast pumps are medical...


10:53 ET Roxanne Quimby and Family Gifts $80 Million of Land and Support for Designation of New Park in Celebration of National Park Service Centennial

Today, President Obama announced the designation of Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument as America's 413th unit of the National Park...


10:37 ET NASA Opens Media Accreditation for NOAA's GOES-R November Launch

Media accreditation now is open for the launch of NOAA's Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite-R (GOES-R) weather and environmental...


10:20 ET Teamsters Voice Support For Fair Pay And Safe Workplaces Executive Order

Today, the White House announced the final rule for the Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order which will put strong protections in place for...


07:30 ET E&E Legal to Expose Illegality of EPA Human Experiments at Special Public Meeting of National Academy of Sciences

 The illegality of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's experiments on human beings with deadly pollutants will be exposed by Energy...


07:10 ET Federal Injunction Case Could Redirect Billions to Middle Class Economy, ASBL Reports

 A case to be heard by the Federal District Court in San Francisco in October, could bring an end to a twenty-year-old federal contracting...


00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 24: Crunch Time

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: CRUNCH TIME Profile America — Wednesday, August...


Aug 23, 2016, 16:42 ET Veteran Astronaut Terry Virts Retires from NASA

 With more than 3,600 orbits of the Earth under his belt, astronaut Terry Virts will leave NASA on Aug. 23. Over the course of his...


Aug 23, 2016, 16:13 ET South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Announces Postponement of Briefing Meeting: The Subtle Effects of Racism in South Dakota

The South Dakota Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights announces the postponement of its briefing to examine "The Subtle...


Aug 23, 2016, 16:12 ET Concord Coalition: Updated Budget Projections Show Why Political Candidates Should Offer Credible Fiscal Reforms

 Projections released today by the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) provide further evidence that candidates for federal office should address...


Aug 23, 2016, 14:37 ET How Is The Arab American Community Responding To This Year's Presidential Race? James Zogby Offers Insights

It is unlikely that Donald Trump will get even twenty percent of the Arab American vote this election. Whether or not people like Hillary Clinton,...


Aug 23, 2016, 13:00 ET Saving patients from sepsis is a race against time

Sepsis is caused by the body's overwhelming and life-threatening response to an infection and requires rapid intervention. It begins outside of the...


Aug 23, 2016, 13:00 ET Salvar a los pacientes de la septicemia es una carrera contra el tiempo

La septicemia es causada por la respuesta abrumadora y potencialmente mortal del cuerpo a una infección y requiere una intervención...


Aug 23, 2016, 10:12 ET The Roanoke College Poll: Clinton Opens Wide Lead Over Trump in Virginia

Democratic Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has opened a 16-point lead over Republican Donald Trump among likely voters in Virginia (48...


Aug 23, 2016, 10:04 ET USAGov's College Voting Guide

We're in the middle of election season and things are starting to heat up. Campaigns are rolling, candidates are rallying and deadlines are fast...


Aug 23, 2016, 09:53 ET Census Bureau to Embargo Inaugural Annual Survey of Entrepreneurs

The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day embargo for members of the media to view the latest information from the first-ever Annual Survey of...


Aug 23, 2016, 09:47 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Will Examine the Confinement Conditions of Incarcerated Women Who Are Under the Care of the Bureau of Prisons

Congress has tasked the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights with annually examining the enforcement of civil rights by a federal agency. For fiscal...


Aug 23, 2016, 08:32 ET U.S. Army Selects ATEC to Design Dramatically Improved Helicopter Engine for Black Hawk and Apache Fleets

The U.S. Army has announced that the Advanced Turbine Engine Company (ATEC), a joint venture of Honeywell and Pratt & Whitney, has been awarded...


Aug 23, 2016, 08:05 ET Deltek Announces Its Newest Release of GovWin IQ to Help Government Contractors Gain Personalized Insight and Intelligence to Win More Contracts

Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for project-based businesses, recently announced a new release...


Aug 23, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 23: Altered States

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: ALTERED STATES Profile America — Tuesday, August 23rd. The...


Aug 22, 2016, 23:16 ET The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights Issues Three Statements Regarding Important Civil Rights Issues

 The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights issued three official statements, each by majority vote. The statements relate to: - Applauding...


Aug 22, 2016, 18:19 ET Auto Dealers Seek to Raise $2 Million for Dealership Families Displaced by Louisiana Flooding

 Peter Welch, president of the National Automobile Dealers Association, and Annette Sykora, chairman of the National Automobile Dealers...


Aug 22, 2016, 17:27 ET SBA Partners with W.K. Kellogg Foundation, Justine PETERSEN to Launch $2.1 Million in Entrepreneurship Training and Microloans for Previously Incarcerated Citizens

The leaders of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) and microlender Justine PETERSEN today announced the...


Aug 22, 2016, 17:26 ET Family Research Council Statement on Judge's Rebuke of Obama's Overreach on Bathrooms

Yesterday, Judge Reed O'Connor of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas granted a preliminary injunction blocking the Obama...


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