Washington, DC - The Department of State has selected the Miller Hull Partnership, LLP of Seattle, Washington for the design concept of the new U.S. Embassy project in Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Washington, DC - U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Dr. Jonathan Pershing will travel November 29-30 to Carlisle, Pennsylvania to participate in the “Climate Impact on National Security” conference.

Washington, DC - In this week's address, Vice President Joe Biden discussed the progress we have made to ensure that anyone who works hard and plays by the rules has a real shot at getting into the middle class and staying there. Over the past eight years, we have made significant progress; from working with Congress to cut taxes for low- and middle-income families, to taking executive authority to provide paid sick leave to more than 1.1 million workers. Since the President's call to action to increase the minimum wage in 2013, 18 states and 55 cities have raised their minimum wage.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Consumers will pay less for food prepared at home this holiday season, with overall prices down about 2.3 percent from last year, says Ken Foster, department head and professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University.

Washington, DC - Friday, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts: