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Remarks by Attorney General Holder at the Conviction and Sentence Alternatives (CASA) Program Graduation Ceremony

Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Holder: Good afternoon, everyone.  It’s great to be in Los Angeles today.  It’s a pleasure to see firsthand the critical work you’re doing to build stronger, safer communities.  And it’s a privilege to be able to join our program participants - and especially our graduates - who are taking important steps to open a new chapter, and build better lives, for themselves and their families.

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NASA Hosts First Agency-wide Social Media Event for Orion’s First Flight Test

Washington, DC - NASA invites social media followers to apply for credentials to get a preview of the Orion spacecraft’s first flight test during NASA Social events December 3 at each of its 10 centers.

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President Obama Announces Presidential Delegation to Attend the Opening Ceremony of POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews

Washington, DC - President Barack Obama today announced the designation of a Presidential Delegation to Warsaw, Poland to attend the opening ceremony of POLIN, the Museum of the History of Polish Jews on October 28, 2014.

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Apply for Your U.S. Passport Before the Busy Winter Travel Season

Washington, DC - The Department encourages potential U.S. citizen travelers to apply for or renew their U.S. passports now for winter travel. The Department’s average processing time for U.S. passport applications is lower now than it will be during the busy winter travel season.

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Remarks With Secretary of State John Kerry and Sir Elton John Before Their Meeting

Washington, DC - Remarks With Secretary of State John Kerry and Sir Elton John Before Their Meeting:

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Long-term care for seniors is an emerging issue

Washington, DC - Long-term care is poised to become an important issue in the U.S. as the nation's population grows older, according to Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens.

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Close Encounters: Comet Siding Spring Seen Next to Mars

Washington, DC - NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope has produced a unique composite image of comet Siding Spring as it made its never-before-seen close passage of a comet by Mars.

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Overwhelming Majority of Doctors Concerned About Use of Antibiotics in Healthy Livestock; Events Taking Place in Eight Cities Nationwide to Call for Action

Los Angeles, California - The overwhelming majority of doctors 93 percent are concerned about the common meat industry practice of using antibiotics on healthy animals for growth promotion and disease prevention, according to a new poll released today by Consumer Reports. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and many other public health organizations have warned that the misuse of antibiotics on healthy livestock is making these medications less effective for treating disease in people.

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