Washington, DC - Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate:

Washington, DC - On July 11, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs will host the first-ever Global Teaching Dialogue for K-12 teachers across the United States. Participants will learn about ways to integrate foreign affairs topics and global learning opportunities into their classrooms. They will also hear about international resources available to them, including State Department-sponsored exchange programs.

Washington, DC - As part of the ongoing Diplomatic Security Service Centennial Celebration, on Tuesday, July 12, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. EDT,

Washington, DC - It’s a staple of the TV-crime drama: a ballistics expert tries to match two bullets using a microscope with a split-screen display. One bullet was recovered from the victim’s body and the other was test-fired from a suspect’s gun. If the striations on the bullets line up—cue the sound of a cell door slamming shut—the bad guy is headed to jail.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced new updates to its popular FoodKeeper application, which will increase the app's food safety features while empowering more consumers help reduce food waste in the U.S. The app has been updated to include information in Spanish and Portuguese, making it easier for Spanish and Portuguese speakers to use its storage recommendations for 400+ items covered by the tool, including various types of baby food, dairy products and eggs, meat, poultry, produce, seafood, and more.