How the American Red Cross Spends Your Donations

Washington, DC - Donors want to know how much of their donation goes to the humanitarian services and programs the Red Cross provides, and how much goes to our costs for fundraising and management and general.

Energy Department Sells Historic Teapot Dome Oilfield

Washington, DC - Today, the Energy Department finalized the sale of the historic Teapot Dome Oilfield located 35 miles north of Casper, Wyoming to Stranded Oil Resources Corporation, a subsidiary of Alleghany Capital Corporation.  More than $45 million in proceeds from the sale of the oilfield - known officially as the Naval Petroleum Reserve Number 3 (NPR-3) - will be deposited into the U.S. Treasury.

FDA expands uses of Vyvanse to treat binge-eating disorder

Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today expanded the approved uses of Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine dimesylate) to treat binge-eating disorder in adults. The drug is the first FDA-approved medication to treat this condition.

Nomination of 10 Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings to UNESCO World Heritage List

Washington, DC - The United States is pleased to announce the nomination of a group of 10 buildings in seven states designed by American architect Frank Lloyd Wright for inclusion on the World Heritage List. The UNESCO World Heritage List recognizes the “outstanding universal value” of the most significant cultural and natural sites on the planet.