Washington, DC - Small businesses seeking to commercialize health-related technologies in the medical or life science sector can learn how to access more than $870 million in federal funding during the Department of Health and Human Services Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) conference, which will be held in Orlando, Florida, on November 15-17, 2016.

Phoenix, Arizona - Elio Motors, Thursday announced that 41 states now provide exemptions for motorcycle licenses or have enacted legislation creating a new class of vehicle, the autocycle - for enclosed three-wheel vehicles.

Washington, DC - Today marks World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, begun in 2014 to raise awareness and encourage the international community to take action against human trafficking - compelling labor and commercial sex through the use of physical and sexual abuse, threats of harm and deportation, false promises, economic and psychological manipulation, and cruelty.

Washington, DC - NASA took another important step Friday in returning U.S. astronaut launches from U.S. soil with the order of a second post-certification mission from commercial provider SpaceX in Hawthorne, California. Commercial crew flights from Florida’s Space Coast to the International Space Station will restore America’s human spaceflight launch capability and increase the time U.S. crews can dedicate to scientific research, which is helping prepare astronauts for deep space missions, including the Journey to Mars.

Washington, DC - Remarks at the Washington Conference on Threats to Religious and Ethnic Minorities Under ISIL:

Washington, DC - The United States and Cuba held a government-to-government claims discussion in Washington, D.C., today, 2016. The U.S. delegation was led by Brian Egan, the Legal Adviser for the U.S. Department of State. The meeting allowed the countries to exchange further details on outstanding claims and build upon the previous claims discussion in Havana, Cuba. It also allowed for an exchange of views on historical claims settlement practices and processes going forward.