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NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 Astronauts Launch to International Space Station

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 Astronauts Launch to International Space Station

NASA’s SpaceX Crew-4 astronauts are in orbit following their launch to the International Space Station at 3:52 a.m. EDT Wednesday, April 27, from Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The international crew of astronauts will serve as the fourth commercial crew rotation mission aboard the space station. A SpaceX Falcon 9 […]

Researchers identify a new treatment for metabolic syndrome

Researchers identify a new treatment for metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome increases a person’s risk for diabetes, heart disease, and stroke, and includes conditions such as obesity, high blood pressure and high blood sugar. In a recent mouse-model study, published in Cell Metabolism, researchers at University Hospitals (UH), Harrington Discovery Institute at UH, and Case Western Reserve University have furthered their progress to develop a […]

In U.S., alcohol use disorder linked to 232 million missed workdays annually

In U.S., alcohol use disorder linked to 232 million missed workdays annually

Heavy alcohol use is associated with missing work, but the scope of that relationship has not been well understood. Now, based on survey data from more than 110,000 U.S. adults with full-time jobs, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis have quantified the extent of the problem. Among U.S. adults working full […]

Payroll employment rises by 678,000 in February; unemployment rate edges down to 3.8%

Payroll employment rises by 678,000 in February; unemployment rate edges down to 3.8%

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 678,000 in February, and the unemployment rate edged down to 3.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Job growth was widespread, led by gains in leisure and hospitality, professional and business services, health care, and construction. This news release presents statistics from two monthly surveys. The […]

CDC Reports Increase in Human Rabies Cases Linked to Bats in the U.S.

CDC Reports Increase in Human Rabies Cases Linked to Bats in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is raising awareness of the risks of rabies from bats in the U.S. after three people, including one child, died from rabies between late September and early November 2021. The three cases, described in the January 6, 2022, Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, bring the total number of cases […]

House honors U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander with resolution

House honors U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander with resolution

The House unanimously passed HJR99 on Tuesday, a resolution honoring U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander for his lifetime of service to Tennessee. Alexander served as governor of Tennessee from 1979-87 and in the United States Senate from 2003-21, leaving office in January. The Maryville native graduated from Vanderbilt University and New York University Law School. Throughout […]

The Employment Situation in January

The Employment Situation in January

This morning’s jobs report reveals that the pace of job gains has slowed sharply in recent months as the pandemic continues to weigh on job creation, especially in face-to-face services. Strong relief is urgently and quickly needed to control the virus, get vaccine shots in arms, and finally launch a robust, equitable and racially inclusive […]

First Lady Melania Trump Unveils the 2020 White House Christmas Décor

First Lady Melania Trump Unveils the 2020 White House Christmas Décor

The First Family is celebrating their fourth Christmas in the White House.  This year’s theme, “America the Beautiful,” is a tribute to the majesty of our great Nation. From coast to coast, our country is blessed with boundless natural wonders. The timeless treasures represented in this year’s holiday showcase remind us of the true American […]

STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY BROUILLETTE ON THE PRESIDENT’S MEMORANDUM ON FRACKING

STATEMENT FROM SECRETARY BROUILLETTE ON THE PRESIDENT’S MEMORANDUM ON FRACKING

“Today President Trump once again reaffirmed his unwavering commitment to the American energy industry. It is technology like fracking that unleashed America’s natural resources and made us the number one producer of oil and gas in the world, bringing an eight-fold increase in natural gas productivity since 2007, while also creating millions of jobs and […]

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

Senate Confirms Amy Coney Barrett for Supreme Court

White House, Washington, D.C. – Following a unanimous vote by the Judiciary Committee last week, the Senate just confirmed Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Amy Coney Barrett to become the 115th Associate Justice on the United States Supreme Court. “Having confirmed her to the Circuit Court in 2017 with bipartisan support, the Senate has already […]

President Trump proclaims ‘Made in America’ Week!

President Trump proclaims ‘Made in America’ Week!

President Trump returns to the White House from Walter Reed National Military Medical Center | October 5, 2020 Each year, President Trump welcomes businesses to the White House from every American state to display their goods at the Made in America Showcase. “Buy American, Hire American” is more than a motto for President Trump. It is the […]

Trump Administration Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Strategy

Trump Administration Releases COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Strategy

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Defense (DoD) today released two documents outlining the Trump Administration’s detailed strategy to deliver safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine doses to the American people as quickly and reliably as possible.  The documents, developed by HHS in coordination with DoD and the Centers for […]

NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Answers STEM Students’ Questions

NASA Astronaut Aboard Space Station Answers STEM Students’ Questions

Students participating in Space Station Explorers STEM programs across the nation will pose questions this week to NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy aboard the International Space Station. The educational downlink event will air live at 12:45 p.m. EDT Friday, Aug. 7, on NASA Television and the agency’s website. Cassidy will answer prerecorded questions from students participating […]

Friday Labor Statistics Stuns Analysts – Market Gaps Up In Early Trading and Futures

Friday Labor Statistics Stuns Analysts – Market Gaps Up In Early Trading and Futures

THE EMPLOYMENT SITUATION — MAY 2020 Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 2.5 million in May, and the unemployment rate declined to 13.3 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These improvements in the labor market reflected a limited resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed in March and April due to […]

Consumer Price Index For April 2020

Consumer Price Index For April 2020

The Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) declined 0.8 percent in April on a seasonally adjusted basis, the largest monthly decline since December 2008, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over the last 12 months, the all items index increased 0.3 percent before seasonal adjustment. A 20.6-percent decline in the gasoline […]

China’s Coronavirus Cover-Up

China’s Coronavirus Cover-Up

Since the first confirmed case of coronavirus in Wuhan, the Chinese government engaged in a misinformation campaign and tried to suppress the truth about the coronavirus. As we fight this invisible enemy, we must hold the Chinese government accountable for its lies, deceit and inaction, which allowed the virus to spread rapidly and delayed the […]

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