|Stimulus Money Already Going Out - The first dollars from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act are going out in just two days -- Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 -- in the form of federal support for state medicaid payments.
|Obama: By End Of First Term Deficit Will Be Cut In Half - The President today promised that by the end of his first term, he will cut in half the massive federal deficit we've inherited. |
|Gibbs Corrects Record On Obama's Housing Plan - "Here's what this plan won't do: It won't help somebody trying to flip a house. It won't bail out an investor looking to make a quick buck."|
|Obama Will Sign Stimulus Plan Into Law Today - Barack Obama is in Denver today, where he'll sign the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act into law. |
|Hillary Clinton Blogs About Her First Trip As Secretary Of State - Let's wish Secretary of State Hillary Clinton good luck and best wishes as she visits several Asian countries|
|UN Secretary-General Appalled By Suicide Bomb Attack Against Shiites - |
|NNSA Working To Prevent Nuclear Terrorism - A list of the measures that The Dept. of Energy's National Nuclear Security Admin. has taken to prevent nuclear terrorism.|
|Iraqi Officers Attend Ethics Training In US - Three officers from the Iraqi Army traveled to San Diego, Calif. for focused discussions on military ethics training and character development|
|New York Plane Crash Kills All On Board - All 48 people on board a US commercial aircraft have been killed after the plane crashed into a house in New York state|
|Chinese President Hu Jintao Meets Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz - Chinese President Hu Jintao met Saudi Arabian King Abdullah bin Abdul-Aziz in Riyadh Tuesday on deepening the two countries' friendship and cooperation.
|Three New Laws From The Office Of The President - A new coin law, a Federal Communications Commission inquiry assigned to help better understand the issues with online parental controls, and two new parcels of land are entrusted to DOI in New Mexico to boost local spirits all signed today by Mr Bush.|
|Scientists Create New Pest-Resistant Lettuce; Helpful Or Hurtful? - Besides being a favorite with salad lovers, green leaf lettuces are also a top choice for destructive insects known as leafminers, or Liriomyza langei.|
|Scientists Find The Only Thing Separating Earth From Hot, Cosmic Rays Is The Milky Way - Second recent University of Maryland study indicating High-Energy Particle Acceleration 'near' Earth.|
|Another Draft Issued By DOE To Clean Up Another U.S. Region - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced the issuance of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the West Valley Demonstration Project in western New York.|
|U.S. Peace Corps Thriving In Thailand - Peace Corps Director visited Thailand for the first time as Director, emphasizing the 47-year partnership between the Royal Thai Government and United States Peace Corps.|
|Artificial Conception Has Now Been Proven To Increase Risk For Birth Defects - The study examined multiple births separately from single births because ART increases the chance of a multiple birth. |
|National Parks Go Green - The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding that will help the National Park Service (NPS) showcase sustainable energy practices and fulfill its mission of environmental stewardship.|
|Significant Efforts To Reduce Outrageous Pollution In Northeast's Primary Water Source - A TMDL is a tool of the Clean Water Act and sets maximum pollutant loads " that waters can accept without exceeding state water quality standards.
|Counties Housing National Parks and Forests Will Be Receiving A $1.5 Billion Federal Funding Boost - From 1995 through 2008, payments to local jurisdictions funded from 41 to 77 percent of the entitlement levels. |
|DOT Puts New Rule In Place To Lower Truck Driver Fatalities - The nation`s 3.5 million truck drivers will be limited to driving for only 11 hours and working for no more than 14 hours each day under a new rule issued today by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). |