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Alarming Prevalence of Suicidal Thoughts for Vets Struggling Economically

Wounded Warrior Project spotlighted the alarming prevalence of suicidal thoughts among veterans who are struggling economically.

National Cybersecurity Strategy Implementation Plan Published

The Biden-Harris Administration’s recently released National Cybersecurity Strategy calls for two fundamental shifts.

VA Extends Deadline for Veterans, Survivors to Apply for PACT Act Benefits

The VA extended deadline for Veterans and survivors to apply for PACT Act benefits and to be eligible to have their benefits backdated to August 10, 2022.

PayPal Launches U.S. Dollar Stablecoin

PayPal announced the launch of a U.S. dollar-denominated stablecoin, PayPal USD.

Amtrak Launches Flash Sale Fares on Auto Train

Amtrak is having a fare sale on Auto Train, which allows customers to travel with their vehicle from Florida to the Northeast while saving time and money.

Contract Awarded to Develop Nuclear-Powered Spacecraft

DARPA and NASA's joint DRACO project technology will help enable humans to travel to Mars with nuclear-powered spacecraft.

America Completes Chemical Weapons Stockpile Destruction Operations

U.S. officials announced that the final munition in the nation's obsolete stockpile of chemical weapons has been safely destroyed this summer.

First-Ever U.S. Indigenous Fashion Week Launches

The launch of the first annual Santa Fe Indigenous Fashion Week, showcasing the talent of Indigenous designers across North America, was announced.

USPS Ground Advantage: New Shipping Option for Packages

The U.S. Postal Service recently announced the launch of its new shipping offering for packages, USPS Ground Advantage.

New NASA Artemis Instruments to Study Volcanic Terrain on Moon

NASA robotic lunar mission to establish the age and composition of hilly terrain created by volcanic activity on the near side of the Moon.

Teamsters Win Historic UPS Contract

The Teamsters reached a historic tentative agreement for workers of UPS, protecting and rewarding more than 340,000 UPS Teamsters nationwide.

FAA Requires Secondary Flight Deck Barrier on Commercial Aircraft

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) will require a secondary barrier on the flight deck of new commercial airplanes to ensure safety.

Biden Pushes Billions to Connect Everyone in America to High-Speed Internet

President Biden looks to fulfill commitment to connect everyone in America to reliable, affordable high-speed internet by the end of the decade.

NASA Awards Millions in STEM Research Grants

NASA announced the recipients of its annual STEM grants, providing nearly $4 million in total funding, to support scientific and technical research that aligns with the agency’s strategic research and technology development priorities. By providing resources to STEM research, NASA helps create a stronger and more vibrant scientific community...

NASA Welcomes India as 27th Artemis Accords Signatory

The Artemis Accords establish a practical set of principles to guide space exploration cooperation among nations, now including India.

Celebrating the Fourth of July: Honoring Veterans’ Sacrifices and Commitment

As we approach the Fourth of July, it is essential to take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices and unwavering commitment of our nation's Veterans.

New Stamps Spotlight Endangered Species, Feature Florida Panther

The pane of USPS stamps presents a photographic portfolio of 20 endangered animal species, which are found within America, including the Florida panther.

Federal Housing Administration Increases Threshold for Multifamily Loans

The Federal Housing Administration is increasing the threshold at which a Multifamily loan is considered a Large Loan.

Cool Flames in Space Could Lead to More Efficient Engines on Earth

A new type of flame produced on the International Space Station doesn't just look cool with its spherical blue glow — it is cool.

Justice Department & San Juan, Puerto Rico Agree to Improve Public Sidewalk Accessibility

The Justice Department filed an order requiring San Juan, Puerto Rico to make its public sidewalk system accessible to individuals with disabilities.

Biden-Harris Admin Fund Projects Reducing Train-Vehicle Collisions, Blocked Rail Crossings

The Federal Railroad Administration recently announced it has awarded more than $570 million in funding to projects in 32 states, including Florida.

President Biden Designates Acting FAA Administrator

The President and Department of Transportation announced leadership team at FAA, Small Business Office.

Jeep Provides Glimpse of Advanced AI, Autonomous Off-Road Driving Tech

The Jeep brand provided a glimpse of its future-generation, advanced, off-road driving technology.

New Social-First Dating App Launches for Gay, Bisexual, Queer Men

Just in time for Pride month, a new social-first dating app for gay, bisexual, and queer men was announced, promising a new way to meet and date.

Operation We Will Find You: U.S. Marshals Find Missing Children in Orlando & Across Nation

The U.S. Marshals led a national operation that resulted in the recovery or safe location of 225 endangered missing children in Orlando and across country.

HUD Allocates $382 Million to Help States Produce Affordable Housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) allocated $382 million to help states produce affordable housing.

Oath Keepers Leaders from Texas, Florida Sentenced on Seditious Conspiracy for U.S. Capitol Breach

Oath Keepers leaders from Texas and Florida sentenced for seditious conspiracy and other charges related to breach of U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

USPS, Postal Inspection Service Crack Down on Mail Theft with Crime Prevention Measures

USPS expands actions to protect Postal workers and prevent mail theft as threats and attacks escalated concurrently with national rise in crime.

ICE Conducts Removal Flights

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) conducted multiple removal flights this month, including Colombia, El Salvador and Honduras.

Operation Last Mile Seizes 548,000 Fentanyl Pills, Guns, Drugs in Florida

Operation Last Mile targeted the Sinaloa and Jalisco Cartels responsible for the last mile of fentanyl and methamphetamine distribution in Florida and U.S.