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Aug 16, 2016, 08:31 ET NASA Television Airs Journey to Mars Showcase, Rocket Engine Test

NASA is offering a behind-the-scenes look Thursday, Aug. 18, at its Journey to Mars, including the test of a rocket engine that will launch the...


Aug 16, 2016, 08:30 ET New List Reveals Top States, Cities that Produce AmeriCorps Members

In celebration of the nearly 1 million Americans who have taken the pledge to "get things done" as AmeriCorps members, the Corporation for National...


Aug 16, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 16: Back to School

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: BACK TO SCHOOL Profile America — Tuesday, August 16th. It's...


Aug 15, 2016, 18:21 ET TOMORROW: Obama Cabinet Member to Visit Denver and Boulder to Highlight Small Business Growth through Exports

Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's Cabinet will travel to...


Aug 15, 2016, 14:11 ET NASA Brings Excitement of Aeronautics, Space Exploration to Chicago Air and Water Show

Visitors to this year's annual Chicago Air and Water Show will have a chance to explore the universe with NASA. From Aug. 17-21, the agency will...


Aug 15, 2016, 13:24 ET NASA Brings Excitement of Aeronautics, Space Exploration to Chicago Air and Water Show

 Visitors to this year's annual Chicago Air and Water Show will have a chance to explore the universe with NASA. From Aug. 17-21, the agency...


Aug 15, 2016, 11:35 ET USDOC determination disappointing for OTR tires from India

 Leo W. Gerard, International President of the United Steelworkers (USW) today confirmed the U.S. Department of Commerce (USDOC) announced...


Aug 15, 2016, 11:16 ET Proposed New Medicare Regulation Limits Antibiotic Based on Guidelines That Ration Care, Warns the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)

 Politically unaccountable groups, having their own agendas, should not be dictating the practice of medicine in the form of guidelines to be...


Aug 15, 2016, 10:05 ET Patient and Physician Groups Call on Medicare to Cover Virtual Colonoscopy

Colorectal cancer patient advocacy groups, the American College of Radiology (ACR) and associated medical associations call on the Centers for...


Aug 15, 2016, 06:00 ET CMS Affirms Cologuard® Covered Every Three Years for Medicare Advantage Beneficiaries without Cost Sharing

 Exact Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: EXAS) announced that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an updated Evidence of Coverage...


Aug 15, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 15: Seating Arrangements

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SEATING ARRANGEMENTS Profile America — Monday, August...


Aug 14, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 14: Social Security Enacted

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SOCIAL SECURITY ENACTED Profile America — Sunday, August...


Aug 13, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 13: State Gas Taxes

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: STATE GAS TAXES Profile America — Saturday, August 13th....


Aug 12, 2016, 16:19 ET NASA Goddard Invites Media & Social Media for Tour of Astrobiology Lab & Overview of OSIRIS-REx

In less than a month, NASA will launch the first U.S. spacecraft destined to rendezvous with, study and return a sample of an asteroid. Ahead of...


Aug 12, 2016, 13:32 ET Alvernia University Awarded $550,000 Federal Grant to Support Disadvantaged Students

Alvernia University announced today that it is one of only three institutions in the state to receive a 2016 competitive federal grant from the...


Aug 12, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 12: Personal Computer

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: PERSONAL COMPUTER Profile America — Friday, August...


Aug 11, 2016, 14:09 ET Brain Research Foundation Statement On DEA's Response To Industrial Hemp Petitions

Independent, peer-reviewed research funded by Brain Research Foundation (BRF) indicates that the developing brain – this means young adults...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:37 ET NASA to Host Media Briefing on Launch of Asteroid-Bound Spacecraft

 In less than a month, NASA will launch the first U.S. spacecraft destined to rendezvous with, study and return a sample of an asteroid. Ahead...


Aug 11, 2016, 09:36 ET FDA updates draft guidance on premarket safety notifications for dietary supplement industry

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a revised draft guidance to improve dietary supplement companies' new dietary ingredient (NDI)...


Aug 11, 2016, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for August 11: Special Delivery

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: SPECIAL DELIVERY Profile America--Thursday, August 11th.  A...


Aug 10, 2016, 16:00 ET Office of Justice Programs' Office for Civil Rights Enters into Agreement with the Richland County Sheriff's Department to Ensure Civil Rights Protections for Students

The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Office for Civil Rights (OCR) today entered into an agreement with the Richland County Sheriff's Department...


Aug 10, 2016, 12:15 ET Census Bureau: The July Jobs Report Live on C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" Segment of "Washington Journal"

On Friday, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the highly anticipated monthly jobs numbers, including the nation's unemployment rate. Find out...


Aug 10, 2016, 12:02 ET SAMHSA to recognize honorees at the 2016 Voice Awards

Tonight at the 2016 Voice Awards, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) will recognize actors Kristen Bell and Dax...


Aug 10, 2016, 12:01 ET Shocker Paintball Recalls Paintball Markers Due to Risk of Injury

 http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Recalls/2016/Shocker-Paintball-Recalls-Paintball-Markers/ Recall Summary Name of Product: Shocker RSX paintball...


Aug 10, 2016, 08:32 ET National Park Service Illuminates 100 Years From Brooklyn Bridge Park With One World Trade Center, Bill Nye, Questlove, And Secretary Jewell For The #FindYourPark Movement

On August 22, the National Park Service and the National Park Foundation will illuminate the iconic New York City skyline, continuing the...