Scientists at the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are conducting tests to see whether the procedure they followed to kill anthrax, though flawed by their own standards, may nevertheless have killed the potentially deadly pathogen before it was sent to less-secure … [Read more...] about U.S. government scientists retrace events leading to anthrax breach
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The U.S. Embassy and Consulate General in Vietnam are looking for local candidates for four scholarships to engage in academic programs on global environmental issues that will include trips to the U.S. next year. College freshmen and juniors who demonstrate strong leadership … [Read more...] about U.S. government seeks Vietnamese students for environment scholarships
Iran has blocked a web-based embassy provided by the U.S. government to Iranians only a day after it was officially launched, local Fars news agency reported on Wednesday. In October, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that her country was planning to open a … [Read more...] about U.S. virtual embassy to Iran blocked: Iranian media
The U.S. government agency created after the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill plans in coming weeks to unveil tougher financial requirements for offshore oil producers aimed at protecting taxpayers from the risk of cleaning up abandoned oil rigs, an agency executive told Reuters. … [Read more...] about U.S. offshore regulator to unveil tougher environmental safeguards
Nearly two dozen major companies in technology and other industries are planning to launch a coalition to demand legislation that would allow young, illegal immigrants a path to permanent residency, according to documents seen by Reuters. The Coalition for the American Dream … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Tech companies to lobby for immigrant ‘Dreamers’ to remain in U.S.