Jefferson, Missouri - Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced today that a teacher at St. Elizabeth High School in St. Elizabeth, Missouri, has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges related to the sexual exploitation of a child.

Dallas, Texas - U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers working at the Dallas/Fort Worth International airport seized 200 Rainbow Loom ® Monster Tail ™ kits, Sunday.

Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today said a U.S. Department of Agriculture grant has helped initiate a partnership that is improving the environment, creating a market for carbon credits generated on working grasslands. Chevrolet, a division of General Motors, recently purchased almost 40,000 carbon dioxide reduction tons generated on working ranch grasslands in the Prairie Pothole region of North Dakota.

Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan on FCC’s E-rate proposal:

Washington, DC - NASA has received an unmodified, or “clean”, audit opinion on its fiscal year 2014 financial statements, marking the fourth consecutive year of “clean” opinions. The agency has released its fiscal year 2014 Agency Financial Report (AFR), which provides details on its financial results and performance highlights.

Washington, DC - Today, the White House announced an expansion of President Obama’s SupplierPay initiative, a partnership with the private sector to strengthen small businesses by increasing their working capital, so they can grow and hire more workers.