Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that applications are being accepted for up to $20 million in grants to facilitate the creation of new, innovative markets for carbon credits, providing additional revenue sources for producers to use to address natural resource conservation challenges. These grants are part of the Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) program, authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill.

New York, New York - Incorporating elements of photography, drawings, journal pages and text art, Franck creates frenetic paintings with energetic abstractions bursting with color. De Las Mercedes draws inspiration from his New York backdrop and the effect that time and the elements have on urban surfaces.

Washington, DC - Yesterday, the Humane Society of the United States filed a lawsuit against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt, who had opened an inquiry into the group’s fundraising last year. HSUS is stonewalling by refusing to turn over documents related to this inquiry. Today, Will Coggin, director of research for the Center for Consumer Freedom, released the following statement about the lawsuit:

Washington, DC - NASA technologies are being used to locate underground water in some of the driest places on the Earth, build quieter and more fuel-efficient airplanes, and create shock absorbers that brace buildings in earthquakes.

Washington, DC - American's median income was $51,939.00 in 2013. In 2012 our median income was $51,759.00.  In 1999, the pre-recession peak median American income was $56,436.00.   Five years ago the United States Treasury took in 2.1 trillion dollars.

Charleston, Massachusetts - Google Maps published a complete 360-degree virtual experience of USS Constitution today.