- Created on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 21:04
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - U.S. astronauts once again will travel to and from the International Space Station from the United States on American spacecraft under groundbreaking contracts NASA announced Tuesday. The agency unveiled its selection of Boeing and SpaceX to transport U.S. crews to and from the space station using their CST-100 and Crew Dragon spacecraft, respectively, with a goal of ending the nation’s sole reliance on Russia in 2017.
- Created on Tuesday, 16 September 2014 09:00
- Written by NAPSI
Washington, DC (NAPSI) - Many are surprised when they learn they don’t know as much about the Selective Service and the law as they thought they did. To help, here is a quick quiz with some fast facts.
Chief technology officer of Liberty Reserve pleads guilty to operating system to transmit criminal proceeds
- Created on Monday, 15 September 2014 22:11
- Written by ICE
New York, New York - The former chief technology officer of Liberty Reserve pleaded guilty Thursday in Manhattan federal court to conspiring to operate an unlicensed money transmitting business that he knew involved the transmission of funds derived from criminal activity.
- Created on Monday, 15 September 2014 21:32
- Written by IVN
Washington, DC - NASA and Honeywell are kicking off the 2014 fall tour this week of the award-winning science education program FMA LIVE! Forces in Motion with performances at three schools in the greater Seattle area.
- Created on Monday, 15 September 2014 15:23
- Written by NAVSUP
Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania - The Naval Supply Systems Command's (NAVSUP) mail-by dates for pre-December 25 deliveries of holiday cards, letters, and packages were released September 15.
- Created on Monday, 15 September 2014 10:38
- Written by John Grimaldi
Washington, DC - America is growing older putting a new urgency on the issue of elder abuse, according to the Association of Mature American Citizens. Census statistics indicate a major increase in the numbers of people living well into their 80's and 90's in coming years. The government stats also reveal that the country's cadre of centenarians is growing in size as never before.
- Created on Monday, 15 September 2014 09:53
- Written by Lesley Fair
Washington, DC - Big Data is a big deal for businesses, consumers, academics, and policymakers. There's no doubt it opens the door to more powerful analytical techniques that can advance medical research, education, transportation, etc. But some have voiced concerns about whether it may be used to categorize consumers in ways that may affect them unfairly, or even unlawfully. That's the topic on the table at an FTC workshop, Big Data: A Tool for Inclusion or Exclusion?, and it's happening today.
- Created on Saturday, 13 September 2014 11:19
- Written by White House
Washington, DC - In this week’s address, the President reiterated his comprehensive and sustained counter-terrorism strategy to degrade and ultimately destroy the terrorist group ISIL. His plan brings together a campaign of targeted airstrikes, increased support for Iraqi and Kurdish forces already taking on terrorists, assistance from allies and partners, expanded efforts to train and equip the Syrian opposition, and ongoing humanitarian aid for those displaced by ISIL.
- CBP Selects Trade Leadership
- ICE employees honored for exceptional work by US Attorney General Eric Holder, Department of Justice
- President Obama Announces New Efforts to Expand National Service and Improve Pathways to Employment
- FTC Stops Marketers of Phony Health Care ‘Discount’ Schemes Directed at Older Americans and Spanish-Speaking Consumers
- FTC Staff Provides Comment to CFPB on Mobile Financial Services
- Obamacare's negative impact on the economy continues
- FTC Issues Final Amendments to Mail or Telephone Order Merchandise Rule
- U.S. Department of State To Host Google+ Hangout on Music Diplomacy
- “High School Skinny” claims are thin on proof
- America’s PrepareAthon! Campaign