Boulder, Colorado - The hunt for Earth-like planets, and perhaps extraterrestrial life, just got more precise, thanks to record-setting starlight measurements made possible by a National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) “astrocomb.”

Washington, DC - The FDA has recently become aware of reports of establishments in several states that are offering infusions of plasma from young donors to purportedly treat the effects of a variety of conditions. The conditions range from normal aging and memory loss to serious diseases like dementia, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, heart disease or post-traumatic stress disorder. We have significant public health concerns about the promotion and use of plasma for these purposes. There is no proven clinical benefit of infusion of plasma from young donors to cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent these conditions, and there are risks associated with the use of any plasma product.

Imperial, California - Towson University Police are still trying to identify the mom who has been trying recently to set up a date for her son, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens. She stops undergraduates on campus and shows them a cell phone picture of the young man. It’s not clear whether her son attends the Maryland college, but her antics have stirred a variety of different reactions. 

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump will welcome Prime Minister Andrej Babis and Mrs. Monika Babisova of the Czech Republic for their first official visit to the White House on March 7, 2019.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Decades after the last human set foot on the moon, NASA is contemplating setting up a permanent base there or sending astronauts to Mars. Accomplishing those goals, however, will require a few green thumbs.

Washington, DC - Remarks by President Trump and Federal Chancellor Kurz of the Republic of Austria Before Bilateral Meeting: