Washington, DC - Today, President Obama, Vice President Biden, and the First Lady will join college presidents and other education leaders from around the nation at the second White House College Opportunity Day of Action, where organizations will announce over 600 new actions to help more students prepare for and graduate from college. 

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will deliver remarks at the Brookings Institution’s 2014 Saban Forum at 12:15 p.m. on December 7, at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C.

Washington, DC - “No need to be fat. No need to diet or go through unpleasant exercise.”...“Your thin friends can tell you the right way to fight fat.”...“Men avoided me. I was too fat.” Sounds like a lot of the bogus diet promotions the FTC has gone to court to shut down.  But there are two things different about this false advertising case.

Washington, DC - From deep droughts to fierce wildfires, severe storms to rising seas, communities across the United States are already grappling with the impacts of extreme weather and climate change. Faced with these new challenges, many cities, towns, counties, and tribes in every region of the country are stepping up to cut carbon pollution, deploy more clean energy, boost energy efficiency, and build resilience in their communities to climate impacts.

Washington, DC - Today, US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced $9.7 million in grants to 62 community-based and non-profit organizations, and educational institutions to conduct training, outreach and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged (including tribal) and veteran farmers and ranchers. These awards are distributed through the Outreach and Assistance to Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program, also known as the " 2501 Program".

Washington, DC - The Office of Naval Research (ONR) received one of the nation's top manufacturing awards for an innovative, cost-saving method for making advanced cockpit enclosures, or canopies, for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter program.