Lightning Safety Tips

Lightning can strike any time of year, but it’s most common during the summer. Learn how to stay safe. [ Read Entire Post: Lightning Safety Tips... ]

Signs of Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. Learn the signs and do self-exams regularly. [ Read Entire Post: Signs of Skin Cancer... ]

Farm Bill’s Fate in House Bodes Ill for Overhaul of Immigration

The Senate and House are set on disparate trajectories that may well linger beyond this Congress, and may be a dark harbinger for immigration legislation. [ Read Entire Post: Farm Bill’s Fate in House Bodes Ill for Overhaul of Immigration... ]

Data You Can Believe In

How the precision targeting of “persuadable” voters that put President Obama over the top in 2012 could revolutionize the advertising industry. [ Read Entire Post: Data You Can Believe In... ]

Obama to nominate two FEC commissioners

President Obama is set to nominate two new picks for the six-seat Federal Elections Commission, which is down one member and operating with five commissioners serving expired terms. Obama will nominate Washington attorney Lee E. Goodman and Ann Ravel, who chairs a California commission similar to the FEC, according to a statement from the White […]

Federal employee dental and vision insurance program to expand

More insurance companies will participate in the dental and vision insurance program for federal employees and retirees in 2014, the first expansion since the program was created in 2006, the Office of Personnel Management announced Friday. Read full article >>      [ Read Entire Post: Federal employee dental and vision insurance program to expand... ]

Fed Shakes Global Markets as Interest Rates Rise

Signs the Fed could pull back on its easy money policies sent interest rates up, jarring stocks and other risk markets. [ Read Entire Post: Fed Shakes Global Markets as Interest Rates Rise... ]

Fears About Fed Exit Trounce Gold; Futures Down 6%

Gold settled more than 6% lower Thursday as investors fled after Wednesday's Fed statement. [ Read Entire Post: Fears About Fed Exit Trounce Gold; Futures Down 6%... ]

National HIV Testing Day

As a reminder of the importance of HIV testing and early treatment, June 27 was established as HIV Testing Day. [ Read Entire Post: National HIV Testing Day... ]

American Holidays

Learn about a variety of federal holidays and national observances that are recognized in the United States. [ Read Entire Post: American Holidays... ]