Alexandria, VA – April 24, 2017 – Senior officials from the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and U.S. Forest Service met with more than 30 representatives of the outdoor recreation industry at Shenandoah National Park April 24 to discuss improving visitor experiences on America’s public lands and waters. Show More Summary
New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu has another key commissioner post to fill, with the head of the department that handles the state's accounting leaving her post. Vicki Quiram, commissioner of … Click to Continue »
The Trump Administration asked Vice Admiral Vivek Murthy to resign from his post as U.S. Surgeon General after “assisting with a smooth transition,” according to a statement from the Department of Health and Human Services. Rear Admiral Sylvia Trent-Adams, Dr. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump's war on science and the environment continues as his administration is set to switch off the Environmental Protection Agency's Open Data Web site this week. The data service is the United States government's largest...Show More Summary
By Rachel Sullivan Robinson, American University School of International Service President Donald Trump is leading an assault on family planning around the world. Most recently, his administration cut off U.S. contributions to the United Nations Population Fund, which provides and funds reproductive health services in poor countries. Show More Summary
A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services said Murthy was asked to resign after ‘assisting in a smooth transition’ The Trump administration has removed Dr Vivek Murthy as US surgeon general, leading one Democratic...Show More Summary
The Trump administration has relieved Dr. Vivek Murthy of his duties as U.S. Surgeon General. A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Murthy was asked to … Click to Continue »
The White House on Friday dismissed U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, a holdover from the Obama administration. “Today, Dr. Murthy, the leader of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, was asked to resign from his duties...Show More Summary
WHEN American officials announced last month that laptops and tablets would be banned from aeroplane cabins on flights from certain Muslim countries, many questioned the administration's motive. Was it a proportionate response to specific intelligence about a terrorist threat?
Rob Gronkowski offered his services to the Trump Administration Wednesday morning -- crashing Sean Spicer's White House briefing to ask if he needed any help! Of course, Gronk's in town with the rest of the New England Patriots (minus Tom Brady and…
On Wednesday, Emirates announced that it will reduce service to the US amid fallout from the Trump administration's more restrictive travel policies. The Dubai, United Arab Emirates-based airline will cut down on the number of flights...Show More Summary
The skipper of two riverine boats captured by Iran last year will get to remain in the Navy after all. A naval administrative board rejected a request from commanders to force him out of the service.
The decision by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) to suspend premium processing of H-1B visas for doctors, specialists, and other medical professionals poses an immediate and dangerous threat to chronically ill patients...Show More Summary
JOHN HINDERAKER: How Many Countries Were Spying On Trump? So just about every Western intelligence service was collaborating with the Obama administration in trying to elect Hillary Clinton. Yet, amazingly enough, they failed. The blindingly obvious point that the Guardian tries to obscure is that the combined assets of all of these agencies failed to […]
A federal appeals court ruled against a former confidential informant for the Drug Enforcement Administration this week, siding with the government in his lawsuit to receive compensation for his 29-year career at the drug agency. InShow More Summary
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rolled out its final rule for the 2018 Obamacare exchanges on Thursday. The final rule, an update of changes proposed on February 15, would make a variety of changes, including cutting down...Show More Summary
The U.S. National Park Service may not be faring so well under the administration of President Donald Trump, but Twitter is showing park rangers some love. Twitter users who tweet with the hashtags #FindYourPark or #EncuentraTuParque during National Park Week--April 16 through 24--will unlock a special park ranger emoji. Your official National Park Week hashtags...
Education secretary Betsy DeVos revoked Obama-era requirements for student loan servicers
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finally approved into the market a direct-to-consumer genetic screening service after initially banning the device back in 2013 following concerns about the public health consequences ofShow More Summary
Also, fears for the future of the Chesapeake under the new administration, a stolen service dog, and more in the news. [ more › ]