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Oct 17, 2014, 08:01 ET

Cómo enviar un paquete a nuestras tropas en el extranjero

Estar lejos de casa y de seres queridos es un sacrificio para miles de hombres y mujeres en las Fuerzas Armadas de Estados Unidos sirviendo desde...

Oct 17, 2014, 08:01 ET

Sending care packages to our troops overseas

Being away from home or loved ones is a sacrifice for thousands of men and women working overseas in the United States military. That's why our...

Oct 03, 2014, 14:22 ET

Tax Relief for Survivors of Terrorist Attacks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tax relief to survivors and some dependents of those killed during the following terrorist attacks:...

Oct 02, 2014, 08:01 ET

Alivio tributario para sobrevivientes de ataques terroristas

El Servicio de Impuestos Internos (IRS, sigla en inglés) ofrece alivio tributario a los sobrevivientes y algunos dependientes de quienes...

Oct 02, 2014, 08:01 ET

Tax Relief for Survivors of Terrorist Attacks

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tax relief to survivors and some dependents of those killed during the following terrorist attacks:...

Sep 23, 2014, 15:34 ET

Election Day is Approaching - Are You Registered to Vote?

2014 is a mid-term election year. All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are contested, as well as 36 of the 100 U.S. Senate...

Sep 23, 2014, 13:27 ET

How and Why You Should Write a Social Media Will - Help from USA.gov

Social media is a part of daily life, but what happens to the online content that you created once you die? If you have social media profiles set...

Sep 22, 2014, 15:33 ET

Hispanic Heritage Month

It's Hispanic Heritage Month -- the time of year to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United...

Sep 19, 2014, 07:47 ET

Handling Stress after a Traumatic Event

Traumatic situations are unexpected, sudden, and sometimes, violent. In many cases they do not leave visible signs of physical damage, but the...

Sep 18, 2014, 16:07 ET

Career Change: Things you should know from USA.gov

Tired of life as an accountant, and thinking of following your passion to be a high school teacher? Many people reach a point in their lives when...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Raising Non-Violent Kids

Your child's environment – whether at home, at school or socially – can greatly influence how they may behave in the...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Cómo evitar la violencia juvenil en sus hijos

 La conducta de sus hijos se puede basar en su entorno familiar, escolar y social. Usted puede determinar los factores de riesgo a su alrededor...

Sep 18, 2014, 07:47 ET

Raising Non-Violent Kids

Your child's environment – whether at home, at school or socially – can greatly influence how they may behave in the...

Sep 17, 2014, 15:56 ET

Beware: Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams

Scholarships and financial aid do not require upfront fees. While there are legitimate companies who will help guide you through the financial aid...

Sep 17, 2014, 12:12 ET

Six Tips from USA.gov for Keeping Teens Safe on Social Media

Going back to school is about more than shiny shoes and trendy notebooks. It's also about kids making new friends and adding those friends on...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:01 ET

Encuentre ayuda para dejar de fumar y beber alcohol

El consumo excesivo de tabaco y alcohol pueden causar adicción y serios problemas de salud. Las personas que beben alcohol y también...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:01 ET

A helpful guide to quit smoking or drinking

Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco...

Sep 04, 2014, 08:00 ET

A helpful guide to quit smoking or drinking

Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco...

Aug 19, 2014, 08:00 ET

Child Nutrition Programs for the New School Year

Healthy eating habits and a nutritious diet can help children do better in school. The federal government provides free or low-cost Child...

Aug 18, 2014, 08:01 ET

Child Nutrition Programs for the New School Year

 Healthy eating habits and a nutritious diet can help children do better in school. The federal government provides free or low-cost Child...