Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced speakers for the 2015 Agricultural Outlook Forum, "Smart Agriculture in the 21st Century," to be held from Feb. 19-20, 2015, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, Va. The forum's plenary speakers and sessions will take a global, modern look at different aspects of today's agriculture industry.

Alexandria, Virginia - U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan and U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder today announced a Correctional Education Guidance Package aimed at helping states and local agencies strengthen the quality of education services provided to America’s estimated 60,000 young people in confinement every day.

Washington, DC - On any given day, there are over 400,000 children in our nation’s foster care system with over 100,000 waiting to be adopted.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will announce and present the 16th Awards for Corporate Excellence (ACE) at 9:15 a.m. on December 9 in the Benjamin Franklin Diplomatic Reception Room at the U.S. Department of State.

Washington, DC - The Department of State’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO) announces the final shortlist of design teams for the worldwide Architecture/Engineering (A/E) Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Support Services solicitation.

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - Veterans, service members, families and guests commemorated Pearl Harbor Day with multiple ceremonies at Ford Island and Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, December 7.