Vice President Joe Biden's Meeting with Law Enforcement

Washington, DC - Today, the Vice President met in his Ceremonial Office with law enforcement leaders from across the country to continue the discussion about how we can better build improve trust between law enforcement and the communities they serve. The Vice President thanked them for their unwavering and steadfast service and recognized that often they are asked to bear a tremendous share of the burden of dealing with broad frustrations with underlying societal challenges in communities across the country.

Department Of Education Proposes New Rules for Schools Providing Online Courses to Ensure Students Get a Quality Education

Washington, DC - The Department of Education proposed new rules today for schools providing distance education, such as online courses, in order to get the state authorization needed to qualify for federal financial aid dollars. The proposal will help ensure students get a quality education and that taxpayer dollars aren’t wasted on schools that fail to deliver, according to Consumers Union, the policy and advocacy division of Consumer Reports.

TDL Group Corp. Recalls Dried Chicken Soup Mix Products

Washington, DC - The TDL Group Corp., an Ontario, Canada establishment, is recalling approximately 636 pounds of dried chicken noodle soup mix products that were imported from Canada and not presented to FSIS for re-inspection upon entry to the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue and High-Level Strategic Security Dialogue

Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Deputy Secretary of State Antony Blinken will lead the U.S. delegation to the sixth round of the U.S.-Colombia High-Level Partnership Dialogue (HLPD) at the Department of State on Monday, August 1, 2016.

Big Thompson Canyon Floods of 1976 and 2013: A Tale of Two Deadly and Destructive Weather Events

Loveland, Colorado - Forty years ago on July 31, as Coloradoans and tourists celebrated the state’s centennial, between 12 and 14 inches of rain fell over a four-hour period in the mountains below the resort town of Estes Park, killing 143 people. The 1976 Big Thompson flood stands as the worst natural disaster in Colorado’s recorded history.