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Remarks by President Obama to the United Nations General Assembly

Categories: Headlines,Presidency,United Nations

Speech delivered during the UN General Debate at the beginning of the 70th UN session, September 2015. From the White House


National Ambient Air Quality Standards for Ozone: Final Rule

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Science/Technology

Language of the final regulation to be published In the Federal Register dealing with standards for ozone. The revised standard sets the limit at 0.070 parts per million. The rule becomes effective 60 days after publication in the Register. From the Environmental Protection Agency



EPA Strengthens Ozone Standards to Protect Public Health ….

Categories: Environment,Headlines,Laws/Regulations,Science/Technology!OpenDocument

Press release which describes the strengthening of the National Ambient Air Quality Standards for ground-level ozone to 70 parts per billion from 75 ppb to protect public health. From the Environmental Protection Agency


Secretary Clinton Emails

Categories: Foreign Affairs,Govt Information,Headlines

The September 2015 release of another batch of emails from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton while she was in office. The State Department in conducting a Freedom of Information Act review of all emails provided by Clinton and releasing them on a monthly basis. From the State Department


Crime in the United States 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Statistics

Annual statistical collection of offense, arrest, and police employee data compiled from reports by local law enforcement agencies across the country. Includes the inaugural Federal Crime Data report, UCR type data from a handful of federal agencies, plus FBI data on human trafficking, hate crimes, and criminal computer intrusions. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation


NASA Confirms Evidence That Liquid Water Flows on Today’s Mars

Categories: Headlines,Science/Technology

Agency press release on discovery of evidence that liquid water flows intermittently on present-day planet of Mars. Describes the nature of the evidence and provides images from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter. From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration


Text of Address to United States Congress by Pope Francis

Categories: Congress,Headlines,Religion/Ethics

Text of Pope’s address to Congress on Thursday, September 24, 2015. From Scribd and the Government Publishing Office’s FDsys.


Victims of Identity Theft, 2014

Categories: Crime/Justice,Headlines,Privacy,Statistics

An estimated 17.6 million Americans or 7% of all residents age 16 or older were victims of one or more incidents of identity theft in 2014. This report presents findings on the prevalence and nature of identity theft, including how the information was obtained, financial losses involved, and the impact of identity theft on victims’ lives. From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


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