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22 mai 2018

18:01
A joint U.S./German space mission to track the continuous movement of water and other changes in Earth's mass on and beneath the planet's surface successfully launched at 12:47 p.m. PDT Tuesday from the California coast....

17:52
The National Press Club and its Journalism Institute are renewing a call for dialogue between newsmakers and the news media following another incident in which officials of President Donald Trump's administration manhandled a reporter in a public...

14:43
Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) is pleased and supportive of the president's nomination of Robert Wilkie to become the next Secretary of Veterans Affairs (VA). In his tenure as Acting Secretary, Wilkie has demonstrated tremendous ability to lead and...

12:50
The U.S. Small Business Administration announced today that the federal government met its small business federal contracting goal for the fifth consecutive year  awarding 23.88 percent in federal contract dollars to small businesses totaling $105.7...

12:38
Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the United States. Current estimates are that one in five Americans are at risk of developing skin cancer in their lifetime. Exposure to natural and artificial ultraviolet (UV) light has a direct impact on a...

12:12
The U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) celebrated Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) with a day-long celebration Tuesday, May 15 featuring remarks from White House officials, panels focused on...

11:00
The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California, in partnership with DOI's Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation), is providing funds to improve the efficiency of agricultural water use in portions of six water/irrigation districts...

09:50
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has issued warning letters to three marketers and distributors of kratom products ? Front Range Kratom of Aurora, Colorado; Kratom Spot of Irvine, California and Revibe, Inc., of Kansas City, Missouri ? for...

08:30
Sally Ride, America's first woman in space, a pioneering astronaut, brilliant physicist and dedicated educator who inspired the nation, will be commemorated on a Forever stamp tomorrow. Share the news using the hashtags #SallyRideForever and...


21 mai 2018

17:16
Media will have the opportunity June 4-5 for tours, interviews and photographs of NASA's Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) as it prepares to leave Vandenberg Air Force Base in California for a scheduled mid-June launch from Kwajalein Atoll in...

17:02
The ITS Alpino, a Fincantieri-built frigate sailing under the Italian flag, made landfall in Norfolk. The ITS Alpino, a FREMM-class frigate, is a model of the ship the U.S. Navy is considering for the FFG(X) future frigate program. FREMM frigates are...

16:50
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has named Steve Jurczyk as associate administrator, the agency's highest-ranking civil servant position. Jurczyk has been serving in the position in an acting capacity since March 10. In addition, Deputy Associate...

16:08
The U.S. Small Business Administration's Interagency Task Force on Veterans Small Business Development (IATF) and Advisory Committee on Veterans Business Affairs (ACVBA) will hold quarterly public meetings on June 6 and 7 respectively at SBA...

14:00
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today additional work that it will accomplish with funding provided in Public Law 115-123, the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, signed into law February 9, 2018. Among other things, Public Law 115-123...

11:20
Students from Pacoima and San Fernando, California, will have the opportunity to talk with astronauts on the International Space Station on Tuesday, May 22, as part of NASA's Year of Education on Station. The 20-minute, Earth-to-space calls will air...

11:19
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Doptelet (avatrombopag) tablets to treat low blood platelet count (thrombocytopenia) in adults with chronic liver disease who are scheduled to undergo a medical or dental procedure. This is the...

09:00
The U.S. Postal Service's first scratch-and-sniff stamps will add the sweet scent of summer to letters of love, friendship, party invitations and other mailings when the Postal Service introduces the Frozen Treats Forever stamps June 20 in Austin,...


18 mai 2018

16:24
On Tuesday, May 22, Ken Dodds, Acting Deputy Associate Administrator for the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Government Contracting and Business Development will host a conference call to discuss the results of the 2017 Small Business...

12:24
Twenty-five student teams from across the country will test their research underwater in May and June in simulated microgravity at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston as part of the Micro-g Neutral Buoyancy Experiment Design Teams (Micro-g NExT)...

10:51
The Trump administration is expected to announce today new regulations for the Title X family planning program that reinstates President Ronald Reagan's "protect life rule" which protects the integrity of the program by preventing the "co-location"...

10:47
The National Association of Development Companies (NADCO) would like to congratulate the Central Servicing Agent (CSA) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) Office of Performance and Systems Management on completing the migration of CSA systems...


17 mai 2018

17:17
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today in response to the proposal by Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt to rescind regulations ? commonly called the "RMP Amendments" or the "Chemical...

16:29
The Trump administration's efforts to demonize labor unions hit a new low today with the release of a statement by the Office of Personnel Management that attempts to discredit the proper use of the decades-old representational practice, official...

15:47
On Friday, May 18, the CAIR Legal Defense Fund of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) will argue against the Trump administration's first assertion of the state secrets privilege in a watchlist case. Government attorneys are asserting...

14:32
The Department of Defense (DOD) today announced the award of nearly $5 million to 13 innovative and impactful lupus research projects through its new Lupus Research Program. The Lupus Foundation of America and its...

14:30
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) welcomes completion of the new Proposed Risk Management Plan (RMP) Reconsideration Rule signed today by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. SOCMA's Robert Helminiak,...

13:35
Media accreditation now is open for the launch of the next SpaceX delivery of NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station, currently targeted for late June. A Dragon cargo...

10:19
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration continued to take important steps to address youth use of e-cigarettes by sending official requests for information to four e-cigarette manufacturers requiring them to submit important documents to better...

09:42
No patients should be priced out of medicines they need to support their health. As stressed by the President and Secretary Azar last week, one of the Administration's highest priorities is advancing policies that increase competition as a way to...

09:15
The Smithsonian's National Museum of American History will receive a donation from Mark Segal?publisher, activist, journalist, civil rights pioneer and national LGBTQ leader? documenting his almost 50-year career in LGBTQ activism from Stonewall to...

07:51
In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists have combined an array of NASA satellite observations of Earth with data on human activities to map locations where freshwater is changing around the globe and to determine why....


16 mai 2018

16:22
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Lucemyra (lofexidine hydrochloride) for the mitigation of withdrawal symptoms to facilitate abrupt discontinuation of opioids in adults. While Lucemyra may lessen the severity of withdrawal...

13:58
Dr. Ben Carson, secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, joined thousands of members of the National Association of Realtors® at a general session today during the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo to commemorate...

13:50
Media are invited to cover the prelaunch briefing and launch of the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment Follow-On (GRACE-FO), NASA's latest Earth-observing satellite mission. The briefing, now scheduled for Monday, May 21, and launch no earlier...

13:31
"Feeding America is deeply concerned that the Farm Bill being brought to the House floor, today, will cause irreversible damage to the people we serve by restricting access to food for families, children, veterans, and seniors.  If this bill becomes...

10:44
More than 1,100 religious leaders across the United States have joined with AJC in calling for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to appoint a new State Department Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism. The congressionally-mandated position...


15 mai 2018

19:12
After years of hard work and advocacy from the American Federation of Government Employees Council of Prison Locals, Congress passed the Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act. The bill makes permanent the Bureau of...

17:34
Students and teachers who took part in NASA's High school students United with NASA to Create Hardware (HUNCH) program will showcase their work during an event Saturday, May 19, at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City....

17:07
The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection plans to eliminate regulation by enforcement and increase regulatory clarity, according to speakers at the Regulatory Issues Forum at the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo.    ...

16:07
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) today announced the appointment of Family Research Council (FRC) President Tony Perkins to the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) as its newest commissioner, for a...

13:40
The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced its preliminary antidumping margins calculated in connection with the tenth annual administrative review of the antidumping duty order on steam activated carbon from the People's Republic of China,...

12:45
Nothing says, "Welcome to adulthood" quite like getting your first student loan bill in the mail. Though this can be a stressful start to the process, there are many ways to manage your student loans. One important resource to get to know is...

11:56
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved Retacrit (epoetin alfa-epbx) as a biosimilar to Epogen/Procrit (epoetin alfa) for the treatment of anemia caused by chronic kidney disease, chemotherapy, or use of zidovudine in patients with HIV...

10:00
Realtors® from across the country will gather in the nation's capital this week for the 2018 REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo committed to continuing their work with Congress and the administration to advance policy initiatives that...


14 mai 2018

17:53
NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its ninth contracted mission to the International Space Station at 5:04 a.m. EDT Sunday, May 20 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Live launch coverage will begin at 4:30...

16:14
NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced Monday the selection of Mark Geyer as the next director of the agency's Johnson Space Center in Houston. He'll assume the director's position on May 25, when current Center Director and former astronaut...

15:13
Scientists re-examining data from an old mission bring new insights to the tantalizing question of whether Jupiter's moon Europa has the ingredients to support life. The data provide independent evidence that the moon's subsurface liquid water...

12:51
The U.S. Small Business Administration has entered into an agreement with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, through its Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment program. The partnership will give veterans access to self-employment assistance...

11:40
Universities Space Research Association's David Kring, working at the Lunar and Planetary Institute, in Houston received the prestigious annual Michael J. Wargo Exploration Award from NASA. This award is given to a scientist or an engineer who has...

09:33
The Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), the world's leading organization dedicated to defining and raising awareness of best practices to help ensure a secure cloud computing environment, today announces that it has partnered with the Federal Risk and...

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