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Sunday, August 31, 2014

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani | The White House

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Region President Masoud Barzani | The White House

U.S. CONCERNED ABOUT CLASHES IN LESOTHO

FROM:  U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT 

Political Tensions in Lesotho

Press Statement
Jen Psaki
Department Spokesperson
Washington, DC
August 30, 2014


The United States is deeply concerned by clashes between security forces today in Lesotho, and calls upon government officials and all parties to remain committed to peaceful political dialogue and to follow democratic processes in line with the Lesotho Constitution and principles of the rule of law.

To Defeat Terror, We Need the World's Help

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/231184.htm

Secretary McDonald Announces the Start of a National Recruitment Effort to Bring Needed Medical Professionals to VA

Secretary McDonald Announces the Start of a National Recruitment Effort to Bring Needed Medical Professionals to VA

Green Chemistry

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Readout of the Vice President's Call with President Aquino of the Philippines | The White House

Readout of the Vice President's Call with President Aquino of the Philippines | The White House

Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage | The White House

Weekly Address: This Labor Day, Let’s Talk About the Minimum Wage | The White House

Lifecycle Building Challenge

Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program to Begin Sept. 2

Enrollment for New Dairy Farm Risk Management Program to Begin Sept. 2

EPA VIDEO: EPA MERCURY CAPTURE SYSTEM

VA Releases New Version of the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

VA Releases New Version of the GI Bill® Comparison Tool

ICYMI: MagRay Scanning Technology Could Enhance Airport Security, Benefit Passengers

ICYMI: MagRay Scanning Technology Could Enhance Airport Security, Benefit Passengers

Friday, August 29, 2014

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Iran Designations | The White House

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on Iran Designations | The White House

Readout of the President’s Meeting with the National Security Council on Iraq and ISIL | The White House

Readout of the President’s Meeting with the National Security Council on Iraq and ISIL | The White House

U.S. Department of Education Strengthens Federal Student Loan Servicing

U.S. Department of Education Strengthens Federal Student Loan Servicing

Reduce Runoff: Slow It Down, Spread It Out, Soak It In

Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

Psoriasis Treatments Are Getting More Personalized

IR-2014-84: Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

IR-2014-84: Scam Phone Calls Continue; IRS Identifies Five Easy Ways to Spot Suspicious Calls

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

EPA VIDEO: PORT ARUTHUR TEXAS- CLIMATE JUSTICE HITS HOME

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

President Obama Addresses the American Legion

Weekly Address: The Export-Import Bank

Raw Video: Meeting Lucy Coffey

4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

4 Tips for a Healthy and Stress-Free Lunchbox

IR-2014-83: 2012 Individual Income Tax Returns Complete Report (Publication 1304) Now Available

IR-2014-83: 2012 Individual Income Tax Returns Complete Report (Publication 1304) Now Available

U.S. Department of Education Announces 'Partners in Progress' Back-to-School Bus Tour to the South

U.S. Department of Education Announces 'Partners in Progress' Back-to-School Bus Tour to the South

Secretary Robert A. McDonald's Remarks for the American Legion's 96th Annual Convention, Charlotte, NC

Secretary Robert A. McDonald's Remarks for the American Legion's 96th Annual Convention, Charlotte, NC

Galileo liftoff - replay

Galileo liftoff - replay

IR-2014-82: Reminder: For Most Truckers, Highway Use Tax Return Due Sept. 2

IR-2014-82: Reminder: For Most Truckers, Highway Use Tax Return Due Sept. 2

VA Takes Next Step to Modernize Scheduling System

VA Takes Next Step to Modernize Scheduling System

LANL News: Breakthrough Antibacterial Approach Could Resolve Serious Skin Infections

LANL News: Breakthrough Antibacterial Approach Could Resolve Serious Skin Infections

Wisconsin Air Guardsmen gain critical combat skills at Red Flag-Alaska

Wisconsin Air Guardsmen gain critical combat skills at Red Flag-Alaska

VA Outlines Actions Taken to Improve Access to Care, Implement Recommendations from the Office of Inspector General

VA Outlines Actions Taken to Improve Access to Care, Implement Recommendations from the Office of Inspector General

HUD, VA, AND USICH ANNOUNCE 33% DROP IN VETERAN HOMELESSNESS SINCE 2010

HUD, VA, AND USICH ANNOUNCE 33% DROP IN VETERAN HOMELESSNESS SINCE 2010

Thursday, August 21, 2014

U.S. STATE DEPARTMENT DAILY BRIEFING

http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/dpb/2014/08/230798.htm

Statement by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco on Attempted Rescue Operation | The White House

Statement by Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Lisa Monaco on Attempted Rescue Operation | The White House

Introducing the U.S. Digital Service

Chair’s Opening Statement on the Adoption of Cross-Border Securities-Based Swap Rules under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act

Chair’s Opening Statement on the Adoption of Cross-Border Securities-Based Swap Rules under Title VII of the Dodd-Frank Act

Combating the Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

Combating the Financial Exploitation of Older Adults

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

Using Supercomputers to Forecast Wildfire Behavior

Using Supercomputers to Forecast Wildfire Behavior

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

National Labor Relations Board and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of Ecuador Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Collaborative Efforts

National Labor Relations Board and Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Human Mobility of Ecuador Sign Memorandum of Understanding to Strengthen Collaborative Efforts

President Obama Signs North Dakota Disaster Declaration | The White House

President Obama Signs North Dakota Disaster Declaration | The White House

President Obama Delivers a Statement on the Murder of James Foley

World Humanitarian Day

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/230720.htm

ScienceCasts: Unexpected Teleconnections in Noctilucent Clouds

Musical training affects older adults' speech perception in a noisy envi...

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Condolences on the Death of Career Ambassador Terence A. Todman

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/230666.htm

VA News 582

Citizen Scientists and Personal Air Monitoring

Clean Power Plan Explained

The Road to Executive Order 12898 on Environmental Justice

Friday, August 15, 2014

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Romanian President Traian Basescu | The White House

Readout of the Vice President's Call with Romanian President Traian Basescu | The White House

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President's Travel to Estonia | The White House

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the President's Travel to Estonia | The White House

A Sky Full of Perseids

U.S. Education Department Awards Almost $4 Million in Grants to Help Prepare Graduate Students for Leadership in Special Education

U.S. Education Department Awards Almost $4 Million in Grants to Help Prepare Graduate Students for Leadership in Special Education

Office of the Surgeon General: National Prevention Strategy Quarterly Update

Office of the Surgeon General: National Prevention Strategy Quarterly Update

Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Requests for Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi North Carolina and Wisconsin

Obama Administration Approves NCLB Flexibility Requests for Florida, Kentucky, Mississippi North Carolina and Wisconsin

Carlton Complex Burn Scar

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84169&src=eoa-iotd

Thursday, August 14, 2014

President Obama Delivers a Statement

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, 8/13/2014 | The White House

Press Briefing by Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz and Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes, 8/13/2014 | The White House

Remarks by Secretary Robert McDonald during AMVETS National Conference

Remarks by Secretary Robert McDonald during AMVETS National Conference

Panorama of Hispaniola and the Caribbean

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84165&src=eoa-iotd

VA Expands Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) Contracts to Provide Access to Primary Care

VA Expands Patient-Centered Community Care (PC3) Contracts to Provide Access to Primary Care

IR-2014-81: IRS Repeats Warning about Phone Scams

IR-2014-81: IRS Repeats Warning about Phone Scams

Education Secretary Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell Announce New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool

Education Secretary Duncan and Health and Human Services Secretary Burwell Announce New Grant Competition to Increase Access to High-Quality Preschool

NASA’s New Carbon Counter Collects Its First Data

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84159&src=eoa-iotd

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel | The White House

Readout of the President’s Call with Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel | The White House

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the Death of Eduardo Campos | The White House

Statement by NSC Spokesperson Caitlin Hayden on the Death of Eduardo Campos | The White House

Remarks With Governor General of the Solomon Islands Frank Kabui Before Their Meeting

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/230567.htm

Killing Killer Asteroids with Nuclear Explosives

Killing Killer Asteroids with Nuclear Explosives

LANL News: Los Alamos Scientist Wins American Chemical Society Award

LANL News: Los Alamos Scientist Wins American Chemical Society Award

IR-2014-80: IRS 'Taxpayer Bill of Rights' Now Available in 6 Languages; 10 Key Rights Outlined in Updated Publication 1

IR-2014-80: IRS 'Taxpayer Bill of Rights' Now Available in 6 Languages; 10 Key Rights Outlined in Updated Publication 1

Statement by the President on the Passing of Michael Brown | The White House

Statement by the President on the Passing of Michael Brown | The White House

Education Department Awards 40 States, D.C., and the Virgin Islands $28.4 Million in Grants to Help Low-Income Students Take Advanced Placement Tests

Education Department Awards 40 States, D.C., and the Virgin Islands $28.4 Million in Grants to Help Low-Income Students Take Advanced Placement Tests

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani | The White House

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani | The White House

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri | The White House

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Council of Representatives Speaker Salim al-Jabouri | The White House

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Osama al-Nujaifi | The White House

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Osama al-Nujaifi | The White House

President Obama Signs Washington Disaster Declaration | The White House

President Obama Signs Washington Disaster Declaration | The White House

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan | The White House

Statement by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice on Humanitarian Aid to South Sudan | The White House

Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA | The White House

Remarks by the President at a DSCC Event -- Tisbury, MA | The White House

GSA Takes New Approach to Helping Government Save on Office Supplies

GSA Takes New Approach to Helping Government Save on Office Supplies

Death of Robin Williams

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/230521.htm

Forest Death, Wildfires and a Changing Climate

Forest Death, Wildfires and a Changing Climate

Wildfire in Sweden

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/NaturalHazards/view.php?id=84155&src=nha

FACT SHEET: Improving and Simplifying Digital Services | The White House

FACT SHEET: Improving and Simplifying Digital Services | The White House

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

Remarks After a Tour of the HMB Endeavour

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/230482.htm

Monday, August 11, 2014

Statement by the President on the Passing of Robin Williams | The White House

Statement by the President on the Passing of Robin Williams | The White House

VA Announces New Grants to Help End Veterans Homelessness

VA Announces New Grants to Help End Veterans Homelessness

IceBridge: Video Postcard from Greenland

Putting Climate Science on a Stamp: The Making of a USPS Forever® Stamp

VA Secretary McDonald Delivers Keynote Speech During Disabled American Veterans Conference in Las Vegas

VA Secretary McDonald Delivers Keynote Speech During Disabled American Veterans Conference in Las Vegas

Remarks at the Start of the U.S.-ASEAN Ministerial Meeting

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/230457.htm

Remarks With Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se And Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida Before Their Meeting

http://www.state.gov/secretary/remarks/2014/08/230472.htm

Wisconsin Guard EOD team part of large-scale disaster response exercise

Wisconsin Guard EOD team part of large-scale disaster response exercise

Ex-Im Bank in Your Town: Helping More Small Businesses Create Jobs by Expanding Exports

Ex-Im Bank in Your Town: Helping More Small Businesses Create Jobs by Expanding Exports

Lake Mead Still Shrinking

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84105&src=eoa-iotd

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Statement by the President on Iraq | The White House

Statement by the President on Iraq | The White House

Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq | The White House

Weekly Address: American Operations in Iraq | The White House

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In Phoenix, Secretary McDonald Announces Independent Review of All VA Scheduling Practices

In Phoenix, Secretary McDonald Announces Independent Review of All VA Scheduling Practices

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Provides Six-Month Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Provides Six-Month Update on Farm Bill Implementation Progress

Statement of Fred P. Hochberg on the Release of Export Data from the Commerce Department

Statement of Fred P. Hochberg on the Release of Export Data from the Commerce Department

FACT SHEET: U.S. Engagement on Climate Change and Resilience in Africa | The White House

FACT SHEET: U.S. Engagement on Climate Change and Resilience in Africa | The White House

Why Principals and Teachers are Secretary Duncan’s Top Advisers

Why Principals and Teachers are Secretary Duncan’s Top Advisers

FACT SHEET: Investing in African Trade for our Common Future | The White House

FACT SHEET: Investing in African Trade for our Common Future | The White House

Friday, August 8, 2014

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani | The White House

Readout of Vice President Biden's Call with Iraqi Kurdistan Regional President Masoud Barzani | The White House

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on Iraq | The White House

Background Briefing by Senior Administration Officials on Iraq | The White House

DOL News Brief FOR AUGUST 8, 2014

http://www.dol.gov/_sec/newsletter/

Statement by the President | The White House

Statement by the President | The White House

ScienceCasts: Colliding Atmospheres - Mars vs Comet Siding Spring

Strength of City Pair Program Saves Billions for Federal Agencies

Strength of City Pair Program Saves Billions for Federal Agencies

The Real History of Los Alamos During the Manhattan Project

The Real History of Los Alamos During the Manhattan Project

FACT SHEET: U.S.-African Cooperation on Food Security | The White House

FACT SHEET: U.S.-African Cooperation on Food Security | The White House

Inks Used in Certain Tattoo Kits Cause Infections

Inks Used in Certain Tattoo Kits Cause Infections

Thursday, August 7, 2014

LANL News: Los Alamos scientists selected as American Chemical Society Fellows

LANL News: Los Alamos scientists selected as American Chemical Society Fellows

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

Inks Used in Certain Tattoo Kits Cause Infections

Inks Used in Certain Tattoo Kits Cause Infections

The U.S. Department of Education Strengthens Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program

The U.S. Department of Education Strengthens Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 3230 | The White House

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 3230 | The White House

Remarks by the President at the Signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act | The White House

Remarks by the President at the Signing of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act | The White House

Huge Fireball Over North Alabama

Remarks at the 2014 Municipal Finance Conference presented by The Bond Buyer and Brandeis International Business School

Remarks at the 2014 Municipal Finance Conference presented by The Bond Buyer and Brandeis International Business School

VA Fights Against Veteran Identity Theft

VA Fights Against Veteran Identity Theft

Toast Remarks by the President at U.S.-African Leaders Summit Dinner | The White House

Toast Remarks by the President at U.S.-African Leaders Summit Dinner | The White House

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

President Obama Participates in the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Session

We announce with sympathy the death of BG (Retired) Barry W. Young on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

We announce with sympathy the death of BG (Retired) Barry W. Young on Saturday, July 19, 2014.

A Conversation Between First Lady Michelle Obama and Mrs. Laura Bush Moderated by Cokie Roberts at 'Investing in our Future,' a Symposium for Spouses on Advancements for Women and Girls in Africa | The White House

A Conversation Between First Lady Michelle Obama and Mrs. Laura Bush Moderated by Cokie Roberts at 'Investing in our Future,' a Symposium for Spouses on Advancements for Women and Girls in Africa | The White House

First Lady Michelle Obama's Open Letter on Seventeen.com | The White House

First Lady Michelle Obama's Open Letter on Seventeen.com | The White House

DOL Proposes New Equal Pay Report

DOL Proposes New Equal Pay Report

Should Your Child Wear Contacts To School This Year?

Should Your Child Wear Contacts To School This Year?

FACT SHEET: Shared Investment in Youth | The White House

FACT SHEET: Shared Investment in Youth | The White House

FACT SHEET: U.S.–African Cooperation on Global Health | The White House

FACT SHEET: U.S.–African Cooperation on Global Health | The White House

School Starts Soon - Follow These Tips To Give Your Child Healthy Foods

School Starts Soon - Follow These Tips To Give Your Child Healthy Foods

'Gluten-Free' Now Means What It Says

'Gluten-Free' Now Means What It Says

Dr. Jill Biden delivers remarks to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

Algae Bloom on Lake Erie

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84125&src=eoa-iotd

Statement by NSC Deputy Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on the Earthquake in Southwestern China | The White House

Statement by NSC Deputy Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan on the Earthquake in Southwestern China | The White House

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate | The White House

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate | The White House

Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice's Meeting with Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam of Mauritius | The White House

Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice's Meeting with Prime Minister Navinchandra Ramgoolam of Mauritius | The White House

8/4/14: White House Press Briefing

LANL News: Scientists Uncover Combustion Mechanism to Better Predict Warming by Wildfires

LANL News: Scientists Uncover Combustion Mechanism to Better Predict Warming by Wildfires

Secretary McDonald Announces Town Hall Events at Veterans' Facilities Nationwide

Secretary McDonald Announces Town Hall Events at Veterans' Facilities Nationwide

OFCCP Posts New FAQs on the Employer-Employee Relationship

OFCCP Posts New FAQs on the Employer-Employee Relationship

Monday, August 4, 2014

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Democratic Institutions, Good Governance, and Human Rights in Africa | The White House

FACT SHEET: U.S. Support for Democratic Institutions, Good Governance, and Human Rights in Africa | The White House

FACT SHEET: U.S.-African Cooperation in Advancing Gender Equality | The White House

FACT SHEET: U.S.-African Cooperation in Advancing Gender Equality | The White House

Traveling Through Toldeo to Explore #STEM and Technology Programs

Traveling Through Toldeo to Explore #STEM and Technology Programs

MQSA National Statistics FROM FDA

http://www.fda.gov/Radiation-EmittingProducts/MammographyQualityStandardsActandProgram/FacilityScorecard/ucm113858.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

The President Speaks at Dinner to Celebrate Special Olympics

Tracing Aerosols to their Smoky and Sandy Sources

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84072&src=eoa-iotd

Saturday, August 2, 2014

STATE DEPARTMENT NEWSLETTER: FINDING CREATIVE WAYS TO HELP SYRIANS

http://www.state.gov/j/cso/releases/other/2014/230115.htm

Weekly Address: It's Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class | The White House

Weekly Address: It's Time for Congress to Help the Middle Class | The White House

7/31/14: White House Press Briefing

The President Signs the Fair Pay and Safe Workplace Executive Order

Personalized Medicine and Companion Diagnostics Go Hand-in-Hand

Personalized Medicine and Companion Diagnostics Go Hand-in-Hand

VA Releases Latest Facility-Level Patient Access Data

VA Releases Latest Facility-Level Patient Access Data

Okavango Delta

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84078&src=eoa-iotd

Friday, August 1, 2014

MESSENGER Flies Over Mercury

Labor Department News Releases Update

Labor Department News Releases Update

USDA Extends Deadline for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program

USDA Extends Deadline for the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees, and Farm-Raised Fish Program

FACT SHEET: Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order | The White House

FACT SHEET: Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces Executive Order | The White House

Op-ed by First Lady Michelle Obama on McClatchy: Let’s end veteran homelessness once and for all | The White House

Op-ed by First Lady Michelle Obama on McClatchy: Let’s end veteran homelessness once and for all | The White House

Cord Blood: What You Need to Know

Cord Blood: What You Need to Know

Agriculture Champions of Change

Lava Around Lake Afrera

http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/IOTD/view.php?id=84081&src=eoa-iotd