New York - 2016 is the United Nations International Year of Pulses (IYP). Pulses, or grain legumes, include 12 crops such as dry beans, dry peas, chickpeas, and lentils, which are high in protein, fiber, and micronutrients.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "Teresa and I were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Ambassador Stephen Bosworth. From his tireless efforts as Special Representative for North Korea Policy to his distinguished service in countries such as the Republic of Korea, the Philippines, and Tunisia, Steve served our country with great distinction.

Washington, DC - When a company promises to encrypt dentists’ patient data, but fails to live up to established standards, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the FTC would bristle. A $250,000 proposed settlement with Henry Schein Practice Solutions, Inc., and a new FTC video remind companies to brush up on security-related data hygiene.

Washington, DC - Gun violence has taken a heartbreaking toll on too many communities across the country. Over the past decade in America, more than 100,000 people have been killed as a result of gun violence—and millions more have been the victim of assaults, robberies, and other crimes involving a gun.

Washington, DC - The nation’s airlines could realize more than $250 billion dollars in savings in the near future thanks to green-related technologies developed and refined by NASA’s aeronautics researchers during the past six years.

Seattle, Washington - Does legal marijuana tempt pot users to consume more alcohol — or are they likely to opt for cannabis instead of chardonnay?