Marking five years of the National Robotics Initiative in Washington, D.C. on June 9

Washington, DC - To promote the progress and promise of collaborative robotics (co-robot) research, the Congressional Robotics Caucus will host an expo on Thursday, June 9, 2016, in Washington, D.C.

USS Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Group Departs on Great Green Fleet Deployment

Norfolk, Virginia - About 7,000 Sailors attached to Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 departed Naval Station Norfolk Wednesday, June 1, on a regularly-scheduled deployment. The IKE CSG is deploying to relieve the Harry S. Truman Strike Group supporting air strikes against ISIL and conducting maritime security cooperation operations in the U.S. 5th and 6th Fleet areas of operations.

First Lady Michelle Obama to Deliver Final Commencement Address as First Lady

New York, New York - Friday, June 3rd  10:30AM ET, First Lady Michelle Obama will deliver her final commencement address as First Lady at the 170th Commencement Ceremony of The City College of New York on the CCNY campus in historic Harlem, where more than 3,000 students make up the Class of 2016.

FTC Charges Gold, Silver Investment Scheme with Fraud

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission charged a nationally advertised gold and silver marketing operation with bilking millions from consumers.  The FTC seeks to recover money from the defendants to return to their customers, many of whom allegedly lost thousands of dollars to the scheme.

Million-Pound Deadweight Machine Officially Open for Business

Washington, DC - The last few bolts were tightened just weeks ago – by hand. Now fully restored, NIST’s 4.45 meganewton (one million pounds-force) deadweight machine – the largest in the world – is back online and once again performing force calibrations for customers, which include U.S. aerospace manufacturers, U.S. military laboratories, and top-end commercial force calibration labs.