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  • New Report: The Economic Benefits of Extending Unemployment Insurance

    A new report argues that allowing Emergency Unemployment Compensation to expire would be harmful to millions of workers and their families, counterproductive to the economic recovery, and unprecedented in the context of previous extensions to earlier unemployment insurance programs.

  • Recognizing World AIDS Day 2013

    In recognition of World AIDS Day 2013, the Department of Justice reaffirms its commitment to eradicating stigma and discrimination against people living with HIV and AIDS across our country. This year’s observance offers us the chance to both reflect on the work we have done in the past year to protect the rights of people with HIV/AIDS and – due to the sad truth of continuing discrimination – the significant work to be done in the year ahead.

  • Director Kerlikowske Participates in Small Business Saturday

    Today, Director Kerlikowske joined local officials in supporting small businesses as part of Small Business Saturday. An initiative of the U.S. Small Business Administration, Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year.

  • Small Business Saturday is November 30th

    The day after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, a day to celebrate and support small businesses in the holiday season and all they do for their communities.

  • “Popcorn, you have a full reprieve from cranberry sauce and stuffing. We wish you well.”

  • The Gobble: Help Choose the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey

    On Wednesday, November 27th, President Obama will pardon the 2013 National Thanksgiving Turkey and once again the American people will decide which bird takes the title.

  • Welcome New Citizens

    Katherine Archuleta, Director of the Office of Personnel Management, welcomes a special group of new Americans who passed their citizenship test on a second try - new citizens who represent the hard work and determination that America is all about.

  • Equipping the Next Generation of Biomedical Innovators and Entrepreneurs

    This past September, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced “Broadening Experience in Scientific Training” (BEST)—a $3.7 million awards program designed to help universities prepare graduate students and research fellows in the field of biomedical research for 21st century jobs, including those outside of the traditional academic tenure-track.

  • What Veterans Deserve

    Our gratitude for Veterans should not be a one day a year event, but an abiding commitment on every day of every year.

  • 5 Ways You Can Thank a Veteran