- Created on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 23:23
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Four former security guards for Blackwater USA were found guilty today of charges stemming from the September 16, 2007, shooting at Nisur Square in Baghdad, Iraq, that resulted in the killing of 14 unarmed civilians and the wounding of numerous others.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 21:09
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - At the President’s direction, the U.S. Government is coordinating and operationalizing a comprehensive strategy to respond to the threat of Ebola here at home, enhance our broader domestic preparedness, and contain the epidemic in West Africa.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 15:12
- Written by State Department
Washington, DC - The State Department’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs, in partnership with the Library of Congress, recently completed an initiative to digitize and make available more than 50 years of reports detailing U.S. engagement with the United Nations. The reports are the United States Participation in the United Nations and Voting Practices in the United Nations, submitted annually to Congress.
- Created on Wednesday, 22 October 2014 12:15
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the Fulbright Arctic Initiative, a research program for scholars to study and assess the changing Arctic region. Launched to coincide with the U.S. chairmanship of the Arctic Council from 2015-2017, the 18-month program will include international exchanges, seminars and collaborative research for 16 scholars from the Arctic Council’s eight member countries (Canada, Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden, and the United States).
Homeland Security Secretary Johnson on Travel Restrictions and Protective Measures to Prevent the Spread of Ebola to the United States
- Created on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 21:16
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - Today, as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s ongoing response to prevent the spread of Ebola to the United States, we are announcing travel restrictions in the form of additional screening and protective measures at our ports of entry for travelers from the three West African Ebola-affected countries. These new measures will go into effect tomorrow.
- Created on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 15:03
- Written by Dr. Glenn Mollette
Washington, DC - I've been to Athens, Greece. It's an interesting place. There are a lot of ancient buildings and lots of history. A lot of Christianity can be studied in Greece.
- Created on Tuesday, 21 October 2014 10:02
- Written by Amy Patterson Neubert
Huntington Beach, California - Cardiovascular health, nutritional status and stress on the body are some of the human conditions under study during a 3,080-mile race in 2015.
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- Decoy drug developed by Stanford Bio-X scientists allows brains of adult mice to form new connections
- MAVEN spacecraft begins exploration of climate change on Mars
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