The United States of America and Republic of Ghana Sign a Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Strategic Civil Nuclear Cooperation


TCITY OF WASHINGTON (July 13, 2021)---today, the United States of America and Republic of Ghana signed a Memorandum of Understanding Concerning Strategic Civil Nuclear Cooperation (NCMOU), which improves our cooperation on nuclear energy and strengthens our diplomatic and economic relationship. Dr. C.S. Eliot Kang, the Senior Official for Arms Control…

Tyson Foods Inc. Recalls Ready-To-Eat Chicken Products Due to Possible Listeria Contamination


July 13, 2021,  Editors Note---The release is being updated to alert consumers that the recalled ready to eat products were used in additional products produced by other establishments and retailers. Some products bear a different establishment number on the label due to further processing and some products may have been…

Issuance of the Updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 13, 2021)---The U.S. Department of State, alongside the U.S. Department of the Treasury, the U.S. Department of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the U.S. Department of Labor, issued an updated Xinjiang Supply Chain Business Advisory in response…

Coast Guard offloads $15 million in seized cocaine, transfers custody of 2 smugglers in San Juan, Puerto Rico


SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (July 13, 2021) — The Coast Guard Cutter Joseph Tezanos crew offloaded nearly $15 million in seized cocaine and transferred custody of two male smugglers at Coast Guard Base San Juan Monday, following the interdiction of a go-fast vessel in Mona Passage waters near Mona Island,…

Empowering young Black people “essential” to UK motorsport


LONDON (July 13, 2021)---   The Hamilton Commission, which launched in June 2020, set out to identify the key barriers to the recruitment and progression of Black people in UK motorsport. The report, published today, provides ten recommendations which aim to address the issues limiting Black students’ progression into engineering careers, as well as barriers…

NASA Announces Nuclear Thermal Propulsion Reactor Concept Awards


NASA is leading an effort, working with the Department of Energy (DOE), to advance space nuclear technologies. The government team has selected three reactor design concept proposals for a nuclear thermal propulsion system. The reactor is a critical component of a nuclear thermal engine, which would utilize high-assay low-enriched uranium…

More Americans in Addiction Treatment, But Gaps Persist


PITTSBURGH – Substantially more people in the U.S. with opioid use disorder are receiving evidence-based treatment for the disease, but there are still considerable gaps in care along racial lines, according to the largest analysis to date of opioid use disorder among Medicaid recipients.    The results, published today in JAMA, provide insights that policymakers and…

Purdue team flying miles above Earth with NASA, gathering data on North American monsoon season


WEST LAFAYETTE, Indiana (July 13, 2021) — During the summer, North America’s monsoon season creates massive storms across the Midwest. These storms can cause a phenomenon where the lowest atmospheric layers, the troposphere and stratosphere, mix. Though rare and difficult to study — the stratosphere hovers from 6.2 to 31 miles above Earth’s…