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23 May, 2017, 13:24 ET NASA Acting Administrator Statement on Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Proposal

The following is a statement from NASA acting Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal released Tuesday: "Today,...


23 May, 2017, 11:27 ET The President's FY 2018 Budget Proposal Would be Perilous for the Nation's Health

The below is a statement from John Auerbach, president and CEO, of Trust for America's Health (TFAH) on the President's Fiscal Year (FY) 2018...


23 May, 2017, 11:03 ET FDA Voice Blog: FDA Commissioner Asks Staff for 'More Forceful Steps' to Stem the Opioid Crisis

As Commissioner, my highest initial priority is to take immediate steps to reduce the scope of the epidemic of opioid addiction. I believe the Food...


23 May, 2017, 06:00 ET Mathew Blum receives 2017 ACT-IAC Franke Award

The American Council for Technology and Industry Advisory Council (ACT-IAC) presented the 2017 John J. Franke Award to Mathew Blum, Associate...


23 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 23: Veterinary Medicine

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: VETERINARY MEDICINE Profile America — Tuesday, May 23rd....


22 May, 2017, 16:17 ET Media Invited to Demonstration of NASA UAS Traffic Management Technologies

Media are invited to see the latest technologies NASA is working on as part of its Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Traffic Management (UTM) project...


22 May, 2017, 15:25 ET NASA TV Coverage Set for May 23 Space Station Contingency Spacewalk

NASA astronauts Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer are preparing for an unscheduled spacewalk outside the International Space Station Tuesday, May 23....


22 May, 2017, 14:20 ET NASA to Discuss First Science Results from Juno Mission to Jupiter

Scientists from NASA's Juno mission to Jupiter will discuss their first in-depth science results in a media teleconference at 2 p.m. EDT Thursday,...


22 May, 2017, 13:51 ET Periodo de Acceso Restringido: Nuevos estimados de población y unidades de viviendas

La Oficina del Censo de los Estados Unidos ofrecerá a los miembros de prensa dos días de un periodo de acceso restringido para información de los...


22 May, 2017, 11:12 ET FDA approves first drug to specifically treat giant cell arteritis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved use of subcutaneous Actemra (tocilizumab) to treat adults with giant cell...


22 May, 2017, 10:59 ET Census Bureau to Embargo New Population and Housing Unit Estimates

The U.S. Census Bureau will offer a two-day media embargo period for subscribers to view the 2016 population estimates for all local governmental...


22 May, 2017, 09:51 ET NASA to Discuss FY2018 Budget Proposal, Provide Virtual Tours of Centers

NASA will hold a series of events Tuesday, May 23, highlighting the agency's Fiscal Year 2018 budget proposal, including a televised State of NASA...


22 May, 2017, 05:32 ET Physician Groups Applaud FDA for Thoughtful Draft Guidance on Interchangeability, Urge for Robust Data to Demonstrate Biosimilarity

Biologics Prescribers Collaborative (BPC) applauds the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its careful consideration of interchangeability...


22 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 22: Digitalization

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: DIGITALIZATION Profile America — Monday, May 22nd. We take for...


21 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 21: Life Insurance

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: LIFE INSURANCE Profile America — Sunday, May 21st. Many things we...


20 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 20: National Waitstaff Day

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: NATIONAL WAITSTAFF DAY Profile America — Saturday, May 20th....


19 May, 2017, 16:44 ET Hoffa: Postponing Osha Injury Rule Data Collection Will Hurt Workers

The following is a statement by Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on the decision by the U.S. Department of Labor to delay implementation...


19 May, 2017, 15:26 ET Two NASA Astronauts Inducted into U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame

Two veteran NASA astronauts joined the ranks of the U.S. Astronaut Hall of Fame Friday. Ellen Ochoa, the first Hispanic woman to travel to space...


19 May, 2017, 13:01 ET NASA Brings the International Space Station Experience to Emerald City

NASA is traveling to the Seattle area May 22-25 to highlight and share the accomplishments, potential and opportunities for research onboard the...


19 May, 2017, 10:22 ET Los CDC y March of Dimes se asocian en una nueva iniciativa para bebés expuestos a las drogas durante el embarazo

WHITE PLAINS, Nueva York, 19 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- March of Dimes, en colaboración con los Centros para el Control y la...


19 May, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for May 19: Rules for Fuels

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: RULES FOR FUELS Profile America — Friday, May 19th. Gas prices are...


19 May, 2017, 00:01 ET CDC and March of Dimes partner on new initiative for babies exposed to drugs during pregnancy

The March of Dimes, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has awarded grants to conduct one year of...


18 May, 2017, 18:53 ET NPC: Reporter Manhandled By FCC Guards Because He Asked Question

The following statement was issued by the National Press Club today: Security guards at the Federal Communications Commission headquarters here...


18 May, 2017, 18:15 ET Dairy Industry Welcomes Swift Action by USTR Lighthizer to Launch NAFTA Modernization Efforts

The U.S. dairy industry commended Robert Lighthizer, the newly confirmed U.S. Trade Representative, for taking swift action under the Bipartisan...