NSF announces $19.5M in awards to support fundamental research to advance the nation’s local cities and communities

Washington, DC - The National Science Foundation (NSF) has long been a leader in supporting fundamental research to equip U.S. cities and communities with more responsive and adaptive technologies and services. Today, NSF's Smart & Connected Communities (S&CC) program announces its first round of awards totaling approximately $19.5 million. This funding will support 38 projects involving researchers at 34 institutions across the nation.

U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue

Washington, DC - Today, Karen Williams, Senior Advisor for the Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State; Ambassador Nelson Tabajara, Head of the Department of Defense and Security Affairs, Ministry of External Relations of Brazil; and Admiral Carlos Eduardo Arentz, Deputy-Chief of Policy and Strategy of the Ministry of Defense chaired the 2017 U.S.-Brazil Political-Military Dialogue at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C.

Curacao Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, we send congratulations to the people of Curacao on the anniversary of Curacao Day.

USS John S McCain CO and XO Relieved

Yokosuka, Japan - The commanding officer, Cmdr. Alfredo J. Sanchez, and executive officer, Cmdr. Jessie L. Sanchez, of the guided-missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) were relieved of their duties by Vice Adm. Phil Sawyer, commander, 7th Fleet, today.

President Trump in Meeting with Dr. Henry Kissinger

Washington, DC - Remarks by President Trump in Meeting with Dr. Henry Kissinger: