Washington, DC - If you own a solar energy system, it’s very likely that the SunShot Initiative has impacted at least one of the steps that helped you get there. Since SunShot launched in 2011, the program has funded hundreds of projects at national labs, universities, and private companies that have added clarity, speed, and cost savings to each step of the “going solar” process.

Pearl Harbor, Hawaii - The Pearl Harbor submarine community welcomed the crew and families of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Chicago (SSN 721) to Hawaii following a homeport change from Guam, September 28.

Washington, DC - Senior State Department Officials on Cuba:

Caribbean Sea - A U.S. Navy MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter from Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 22 (HSC-22) attached to the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1) rescued two civilians from French Guadelupe and Antigua whose private plane crashed several miles off the coast of Dominica, September 28.

Elgin, Illinois - Moonlight Slumber, LLC, an Elgin, Illinois-based firm that advertised its baby mattresses as organic and free of volatile organic compounds (VOCs), has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that it misrepresented or could not support its claims to consumers. The case is the FTC’s first challenging “organic” product claims.