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2014-03-06 23:00:19

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released information about Social Security that went unnoticed by the media, and was all but ignored by Congress and President Obama. The part of the program that pays benefits to 11 million disabled workers and dependents will be fully exhausted within three years — nearly 20 years sooner than the retirement program. Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) recently released grim information about Social...

2014-03-04 12:24:27

BRUSSELS, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- At tumultuous times in the world, when countries are fighting for democracy, Europeans enjoy the right to voice their opinion. Still, the turnout for the last European elections was hardly 50%. Despite the widespread perception of voting rights being a given, as a trait of a democracy, 300 000 Europeans having resided in Latvia for generations, are denied their political rights because of their ethnicity. These non-citizens represent...

2014-03-04 08:29:21

By concentrating on actions of members of Congress, project seeks to cut through partisan and ideological biases and provide citizens with accurate assessment of Congressional performance SAN FRANCISCO, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A disgruntled military vet has threatened to throw a wrench into the plans of career politicians that have failed to represent the values and desires of their constituents. Brett Hunter, a computer science student and recently separated vet, is developing...

2014-03-04 00:22:45

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110428/DC91889LOGO JEANNETTE RANKIN Profile America -- Tuesday, March 4th.( )The first woman to serve in Congress took her seat on this date in 1917. Jeannette Rankin of Montana shortly became one of the few representatives to vote against entry into World War I, a stand that contributed to her defeat when she ran...

2014-02-27 23:24:58

SAE International announces today that EATON will provide the executive leadership for the SAE 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, which will be held Oct. 7-9 in Rosemont, Ill. Warrendale, PA (PRWEB) February 27, 2014 SAE International announces today that EATON will provide the executive leadership for the SAE 2014 Commercial Vehicle Engineering Congress, which will be held Oct. 7-9 in Rosemont, Ill. The 2014 event will feature a theme of “Engineering Leadership –...

2014-02-27 12:23:24

WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kate Donahue, President of Hampford Research, Inc., and a member of the Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates' Board of Governors, testified today before a House Homeland Security subcommittee, stating that specialty chemical manufacturers need greater regulatory certainty of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) through a long-term authorization. Addressing the uncertainty caused by CFATS's expiration...

2014-02-26 16:28:41

Alliance of Healthcare Providers, Device and Software Makers Says Congress Shouldn't Short-Circuit FDA Progress in Parsing High Risk, Low Risk Apps WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The following statement is being issued by mHealth Regulatory Coalition: Legislation that would remove a wide range of mobile healthcare applications and other medical software from federal oversight would pose serious, potentially life-threatening risks to patients and consumers. Rather than...

2014-02-26 04:21:26

SHANGHAI, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organized by UBM China and CPhI Conferences, Global Pharma Congress 2014 will be held on 28-29(th )May in Shanghai. This summit will integrate CPhI Global Resources and display 3 influential conferences under one roof. It will be a fabulous event not to be missed in 2014. (Logo: http://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20140226/0861401042LOGO ) Quality by Design (QbD) has been the consensus of pharmaceutical industry. Due to increase of APIs and...

2014-02-25 08:31:24

DATA FROM KINECT 1 AND KINECT 2 STUDIES WILL BE PRESENTED SAN DIEGO, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Neurocrine Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:NBIX) today announced that two NBI-98854 scientific abstracts have been accepted for the scientific program at the 2014 Annual Congress of Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders, to be held June 8-12, 2014 in Stockholm Sweden. This annual meeting draws over 5,000 experts from around the world to address current topics related to movement...

2014-02-24 16:20:22

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Guard Association of the United States today released the following statement by retired Maj. Gen. Gus Hargett, the NGAUS president: "We are disappointed, but hardly surprised, that today's Pentagon budget preview ignores the advice of Congress and the nation's governors that the National Guard should be more of a solution to the fiscal challenges facing our nation's military. "And we are angered by continuing...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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