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Iconic Show’s 50th Anniversary Celebrated by the U.S. Postal Service

The first day of issue event for the Sesame Street Forever stamps will be held immediately preceding one festival stop on the Sesame Street Road Trip, a celebration of the show’s golden anniversary that will be held in 10 cities across the United States.

New Forever Stamps Feature the Beauty of Unspoiled Waterways

When President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act into law in 1968, he noted unspoiled rivers were very rare and took action against the fear that “all rivers will go this way unless somebody acts now to try to balance our river development.” Since then, the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System has grown to include more than 200 river segments — about 13,000 miles of approximately 3 million U.S. river miles spread across 41 states and Puerto Rico.

VA partners with Microsoft to improve how rural Veterans access VA’s online services and...

One of the main components is improving access to telemedicine.

DOJ Launches New Partnership with Local & State Law Enforcement

"This new Section will have primary responsibility for maintaining relationships with law enforcement throughout the country and will ensure that Department leadership maintains an active and ongoing dialogue with our law enforcement partners as we work together to develop policies designed to keep our country safe and secure.”

Fastest-Growing Cities Primarily in the South and West

Among the 15 cities or towns with the largest numeric gains between 2017 and 2018, eight were in the South, six were in the West, and one was in the Midwest. But Georgia? Didn't make the list.

TSA expects more than 4% volume increase, marking busiest summer travel season ever

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National Park Visitor Spending Contributed $40 Billion to U.S. Economy

Report Finds 2018 Spending Supported 329,000 jobs in Hotels, Restaurants, Transportation, Recreation

HUD Awards Additional $1.9 Million to Promote Employment & Self-Sufficiency for Public Housing Residents

Last winter, HUD awarded $29 million to public housing authorities to help public housing residents find jobs so that they can become self-sufficient. This builds on that.

CIA Adds 4 Names to Wall Honoring Its Fallen

This year, there are four new stars on the Memorial Wall, each commemorating a distinguished officer. Two of those stars honor officers whose names and contributions remain classified even after their deaths. 

White House Says VA Hotline Has Fielded 250,000+ Calls in Nearly 2 Years

Early in his term, President Donald Trump pledged to reform the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and its response to veterans. The promise came as national headlines revealed that 33% of veterans were sent to voicemail when trying to reach the crisis line.