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Federal Government Announces More Than $1.1 Million in Grants to Help Bats

​Four grants awarded to test strategies to stop white-nose syndrome from devastating bat populations in Alabama and across North America On the eve of Halloween,...

USDA Funding Increase for Education, Workforce Training and Health Care Opportunities in Rural Communities

Investments will help more than 4.5 million rural Americans Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has announced that USDA is awarding grants for 128 projects to increase access...

VA amends regulations on VA pension and other needs-based programs

VA amends regulations on VA pension and other needs-based programs

Civil rights icon, A.P. Tureaud Sr., home added to network of U.S. historical sites

The home of New Orleans lawyer and civil rights activist Alexander Pierre “A.P.” Tureaud Sr. was added to a new network of sites honoring African-Americans’ struggle for equal rights in the United States.

Civil War Era Site Camp Nelson Designated as a National Monument

Secretary Zinke celebrates designation with Camp Nelson family and activists U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke applauded President Donald J. Trump’s designation of Kentucky’s Camp...

VA joins Military Spouse Employment Partnership

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) announced Monday that it is advancing employment opportunities for military spouses by joining the...

VA marks major milestone in effort to modernize claims processing

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) recently completed a significant modernization effort in which more than 7.8 million paper files were removed from...

Share of U.S. Households without a Bank Account Continues to Drop

For the third consecutive survey period, the number of U.S. households without a bank account fell, according to the results of the 2017 biennial...

Halloween Health and Safety Tips

Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats....

U.S. Department of Commerce Releases Third Quarter Gross Domestic Product

This week,the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) released the advance gross domestic product (GDP) estimate for the third quarter of...