Washington, DC - Statement from National Science Foundation (NSF) Director France Córdova on the recently released White House National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic Plan. The plan defines a framework to identify and pursue scientific and technological needs in the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and to track the progress and maximize the impact of research and development investments. It was developed by the Networking and Information Technology Research and Development (NITRD) Task Force on Artificial Intelligence, a multi-agency coordinating group that includes NSF.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On the occasion of Intersex Awareness Day, the United States stands in solidarity with intersex persons around the world.

Washington, DC - Today’s actions to address wage collusion, unnecessary non-compete agreements, and other anticompetitive practices respond to the President’s Executive Order issued on April 15, directing agencies to increase competition for consumers and workers.

Washington, DC - Crider Inc., a Stillmore, Georgia, establishment, is recalling approximately 5,610 pounds of canned Organic Roasted Chicken Breast that may be contaminated with foreign materials the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Alexandria, Virginia - New research released by the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP) examines the extent to which absentee voting by (non-military) U.S. citizens living abroad is affected by the level of social connectivity to other U.S. citizens residing in the same country.

Washington, DC - The United States condemns the terrorist attack on the police training center in Quetta. We extend our condolences to the victims and their families, including the police cadets who are embarking on careers of public service.