Majority of Americans Favor Keeping Youth Out of Prisons

February 13, 2017

New Poll Shows Strong Support for Community-Based Alternatives to Incarceration to Rehabilitate Youth By Lincoln Mondy, Berlin Rosen A new poll released February 13, 2017, by Youth First shows that 78 percent of Americans favor keeping young […]




Library of Congress Adds Artwork to WWI Display

December 21, 2016

A New Selection of 28 Posters, Prints, Drawings and Photographs Now on Display in the Library of Congress Exhibition “World War I: American Artists View the Great War” By Donna Urschel, Library of Congress The exhibition […]




Census Bureau Released Halloween Numbers

October 24, 2016

“Profile American Facts for Features” for Halloween With less than two weeks to go before Halloween, the US Census Bureau released facts and figures related to October 31, 2016. Numbers reported by the Census Burea are […]




President Obama Issues Policy Directive on Cuba

October 14, 2016

This Presidential Policy Directive (PPD), issued October 14, 2016, by The White House — President Barack Obama — provides background and forward-looking statements on United States-Cuba “Normalization.” The PPD is include below in its entirety, and […]




Census Bureau Released Thanksgiving Numbers

October 4, 2016

“Profile American Facts for Features” for Thanksgiving Day Thanksgiving Day is November 24, 2016. Yes, it is still more than a month away!  Yet, the US Census Bureau today released totals and estimates for how […]




American Kratom Association Responds to DEA Proposed Action

September 29, 2016

“DEA Push to Schedule Natural Herb Kratom will Harm Veterans, Seniors, and Other Americans” Released by Angela Ross, americankratom.org Hundreds of Thousands of Kratom Consumers Have Urged DEA to Stop Classification of Coffee-Like Botanical As a Major […]




Rubber-y Ham Recalled

September 21, 2016

502 Boundary Blvd. Recalls Black Forest Ham Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination Released by Julie Schwartz, fsis.usda.gov 502 Boundary Blvd. Inc. — formerly known as Fletcher’s Fine Foods Ltd — in Algona, Washington, is recalling approximately 8,694 pounds of […]




Waffles Recalled for Listeria

September 20, 2016

Kellogg Company Voluntarily Recalls Limited Number of Whole Wheat Waffles Due to Potential Health Risk On September 19, 2016, Kellogg Company announced a voluntary recall of approximately 10,000 cases of Kellogg’s® Eggo® Nutri-Grain® Whole Wheat […]




USDA Shares School Lunches Food Safety Tips

August 23, 2016

Back-To-School Food Safety Tips for Parents and Caregivers Released by the USDA Food Safety Education Staff Back to school, back to the books, back in the saddle, or back in the car for those of […]




For-Profit Prisons to be Phased Out

August 18, 2016

In a statement released by the US Department of Justice on August 18, 2016, Deputy Attorney General Sally Q. Yates announced that the federal government is going to end the for-profit prison system. Her statement is […]




Study Maps Hidden Water Pollution on US Coast

August 4, 2016

Released by Alan Buis (Jet Propulsion Laboratory) and Pam Frost Gorder (The Ohio State University) Coastal waters and near-shore groundwater supplies along more than a fifth of coastlines in the continental United States are vulnerable […]




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