Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument, Colorado - Is getting more exercise and/or spending more time outdoors on your New Year's Resolution list? Do you enjoy visiting national parks?If so, then Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument might help you reach your goals.Starting in January, the Monument will offer a "Hikes for Your Health" program as well as two evening astronomy programs.

Washington, DC - Effective January 1, 2015, the Department of State will adjust the processing fee for the Border Crossing Card (BCC) for Mexican citizens under age 15 whose parent or guardian has or is applying for a BCC. The fee will increase from $16 to $17. The fees for all other consular services will remain the same.

Washington, DC - During the week of December 14, 2014, USDA confirmed two findings of highly pathogenic avian influenza in wild birds in Washington State and in a small backyard poultry flock in Oregon. We reported these findings to the World Animal Health Organization (OIE) as required. As a result of the findings, some countries have placed restrictions on U.S. poultry exports.

Washington, DC - To celebrate 2015, Food Tank is highlighting 101 incredible organizations who are playing a vital part in creating a better food system. Food Tank is excited to highlight their stories of success, hope, and innovation in the coming year.

Imperial, California - With the New Year close at hand, many Americans use this milestone to start a new diet or exercise regimen. But a new survey from Consumer Reports finds that as many as one in four consumers try to shortcut the process with the use of weight-loss supplements.

Washington, DC - Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK), a Japanese corporation, has agreed to plead guilty and to pay a $59.4 million criminal fine for its involvement in a conspiracy to fix prices, allocate customers, and rig bids of international ocean shipping services for roll-on, roll-off cargo, such as cars and trucks, to and from the United States and elsewhere, the Department of Justice announced today.