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08 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 8: Popular Demand

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: POPULAR DEMAND Profile America — Saturday, April 8th. On this date...


07 Apr, 2017, 15:53 ET Huevos: ¡manéjelos adecuadamente cuando celebre!

Durante muchos siglos, el huevo ha sido considerado un símbolo de nueva vida y se le ha asociado con celebraciones de primavera, como la Pascua y...


07 Apr, 2017, 14:05 ET Eggs: Handle Them Safely As You Celebrate!

The egg has been regarded as a symbol of new life and has been associated with springtime celebrations, such as Easter and Passover, for many...


07 Apr, 2017, 13:15 ET AJC Praises U.S. Military Strike on Syrian Airbase

AJC praised President Trump for ordering a U.S. military strike on a Syrian airbase following the Assad regime's fatal chemical...


07 Apr, 2017, 11:44 ET Census Bureau Statistics on Pets

The U.S. Census Bureau presents a collection of data that highlights the various aspects of America's love for their pets, to include Stats for...


07 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 7: Brews Control

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: BREWS CONTROL Profile America — Friday, April 7th. The years...


06 Apr, 2017, 17:17 ET NASA Invests in 22 Visionary Exploration Concepts

NASA is preparing for a future that could include soft robotic spacecraft with flexible surfaces that can anchor to an asteroid, and an artificial...


06 Apr, 2017, 14:34 ET Groundbreaking April 11 for NASA Langley's Largest New Lab

Groundbreaking for the largest new laboratory at NASA Langley Research Center is scheduled for Tuesday, April 11, beginning at 2 p.m. State and...


06 Apr, 2017, 13:27 ET Trump Hosts Wounded Warrior Project Veterans at White House for Soldier Ride

President Donald Trump honored a group of wounded veterans at a White House ceremony during Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) Soldier Ride®. This...


06 Apr, 2017, 11:35 ET FDA allows marketing of first direct-to-consumer tests that provide genetic risk information for certain conditions

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today allowed marketing of 23andMe Personal Genome Service Genetic Health Risk (GHR) tests for 10 diseases or...


06 Apr, 2017, 11:21 ET Acting NASA Administrator Statement on John Glenn's Interment

The following is a statement from acting NASA Administrator Robert Lightfoot on the interment Thursday of astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn at...


06 Apr, 2017, 10:00 ET BJS Releases Report On Police-Public Contact Survey Redesign

The Department of Justice's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) released Police-Public Contact Survey: Assessment and Recommendations for Producing...


06 Apr, 2017, 07:47 ET Local Goodwill® Executive, Seven Members Of Congress Honored

Goodwill Industries International (GII) is pleased to recognize the president and CEO of Goodwill Industries of Arkansas (Little Rock), along with...


06 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 6: U.S. Enters WWI

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: U.S. ENTERS WWI Profile America — Thursday, April 6th. On...


05 Apr, 2017, 16:34 ET NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Adds Three Months to Record-Breaking Mission

Already poised to break the record for cumulative time spent in space by a U.S. astronaut, Peggy Whitson is set to extend her mission with an...


05 Apr, 2017, 16:00 ET NASA Television to Air Service Honoring Legacy of John Glenn

NASA Television will provide coverage of the interment service for NASA astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn at 9 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 6,...


05 Apr, 2017, 14:29 ET NASA Art Exhibit featured April-June at Peninsula Fine Arts Center

The Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News, Virginia, will host Soaring, a NASA art exhibition from April 8 through June 25, 2017. The exhibit...


05 Apr, 2017, 14:21 ET NASA TV to Air Return of Space Station Crew Members to Earth April 10

Three crew members aboard the International Space Station are scheduled to depart the orbiting outpost Monday, April 10. Coverage of their...


05 Apr, 2017, 13:06 ET $532 A Second: Trump Administration Delay Of Fiduciary Rule Protecting Retirement Savers Will Scramble Nest Eggs Of Tens Of Thousands Of Americans

A new "Retirement Ripoff Counter" unveiled today at an event headlined by U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren and AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka, along...


05 Apr, 2017, 12:39 ET Canada's Dairy Trade Actions Hurting Rural America

U.S. dairy organizations today urged the Trump Administration to fight back against protectionist Canadian trade policies that are slamming...


05 Apr, 2017, 11:33 ET SBA Recognizes Export Lenders BB&T, First American Bank and World Trade Finance Inc.

The U.S. Small Business Administration today honored BB&T and First American Bank as the 2017 SBA Export Lenders of the Year, respectively for...


05 Apr, 2017, 00:01 ET U.S. Census Bureau Daily Feature for April 5: First License Plates

Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: FIRST LICENSE PLATES Profile America — Wednesday, April 5th. Many...


04 Apr, 2017, 18:37 ET Cerca de 1 de cada 10 mujeres embarazadas en los Estados Unidos con un caso confirmado de infección por el virus del Zika tuvo un feto o un bebé con defectos de nacimiento en el 2016

De las 250 mujeres embarazadas que tuvieron un caso confirmado de infección por el virus del Zika en el 2016, 24 —o cerca de 1 de cada 10 de ellas—...


04 Apr, 2017, 17:40 ET About 1 in 10 U.S. pregnant women with confirmed Zika infection had a fetus or baby with birth defects in 2016

Of the 250 pregnant women who had confirmed Zika infection in 2016, 24 – or about 1 in 10 of them – had a fetus or baby with Zika-related birth...


04 Apr, 2017, 16:48 ET University Research Teams to Study Potential Aeronautical Innovations

Imagine an aircraft structure that can change its shape in flight to reduce the sonic boom noise produced by supersonics airplanes. Or imagine an...