Washington, DC - In an Initial Decision announced today, Chief Administrative Law Judge D. Michael Chappell upheld a Federal Trade Commission complaint against 1-800 Contacts, ruling that the agency has proved that the nation’s largest online retailer of contact lenses unlawfully orchestrated a web of anticompetitive agreements with rival online contact lens sellers.

Rochester, Minnesota - A new study published in Annals of Emergency Medicine sheds light on where in the medical setting people are being prescribed opioids. Dr. Molly Jeffery, lead author and scientific director of the Mayo Clinic Division of Emergency Medicine Research, says many people think emergency departments (ED) tend to over prescribe opioids for people suffering from acute pain. The study found that's not true.

Colombo, Sri Lanka - The Nimitz Carrier Strike Group arrived in Colombo, Sri Lanka, for a port visit today.

Washington, DC - After more than 15 productive years in orbit, the U.S./German GRACE (Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment) satellite mission has ended science operations. During their mission, the twin GRACE satellites have provided unprecedented insights into how our planet is changing by tracking the continuous movement of liquid water, ice and the solid Earth.

Washington, DC - On Monday, October 30, 2017, the White House will open the South Lawn to ghosts and goblins of all ages.

San Juan, Puerto Rico - As part of the broader planning effort to transition from hurricane response to hurricane recovery, the Federal Emergency Management Agency and Department of Defense have assessed the need for continuing the use of certain support assets currently assigned to the territories.