Washington, DC - Servicemembers must plan carefully for a successful transition to a new civilian career. Earning a degree or taking some courses can be the first step toward a profession outside the service. But the military community needs trustworthy information to choose programs that work. That’s why the FTC just announced a proposed settlement with Victory Media, alleging that its school search tool promoted schools that paid the company, while claiming it gave independent advice.

Washington, DC - A quick easy way for Chrome Windows users to perform cleanups and stay safer online.

Your web browser is your portal to the internet. Think about it. You’d be lost without your browser. Browsers are your vehicle to the web, they render the sites you visit the way they’re intended to be viewed and they have built-in security measures to keep you safe.

Washington, DC - Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a new way to investigate the high-performance fibers used in modern body armor. Described in the Journal of Polymer Science (link is external), the research may help increase confidence in the apparel that protects military units, police departments and public figures from gunfire. It may also lead to the development of new, lighter weight materials for body armor in the future.

Washington, DC - The United States applauds the courage, determination, and will of the Venezuelan people who tried to exercise their constitutional right to vote in the yesterday, gubernatorial elections.

Rochester, Minnesota - Breast cancer metastasis might be preventable by using a class of drugs already approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to treat estrogen positive breast cancer.