How to Manage Stress →
Stress can be bad for your health. Learn how to recognize and manage it with this guide.
Tomorrow is National Trails Day →
Find a national park near you and spend some time outdoors.
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How to Get Quick Approval for Certain Disability...
The Social Security Administration provides long-term disability benefits to U.S. workers who are unable to work for more than 12 months due to a physical, mental or emotional medical condition. Although evaluating each case might take several months or even years, Social Security can fast-track the process for some cases if they fall under its Compassionate Allowances Program. This is an...
'Button' Batteries Pose Dangers to Children
Visits to emergency rooms by kids who have swallowed batteries have doubled over the last twenty years, according to a study of ER data. Eighty percent of these trips are now because of “button” batteries, those little coin-shaped batteries found in greeting cards, remote controls, toys, hearing aids and more. It’s important for parents to check products and keep these away from...
Find Summer Volunteer Opportunities →
Day camp and summer school are not the only activities young people can do this summer. Find volunteer opportunities on Serve.gov.
Latest Reports on Human Rights Released
The U.S. Department of State has released its latest Country Reports on Human Rights Practices. Mandated by Congress to help guide its decisions on foreign military and economic aid, the reports are also used by journalists, scholars, activists, governments, and intergovernmental organizations. With the announcement of the release, we saw a spike in related searches on USA.gov. Our users have...
Learn What To Do If Someone Steals Your Social... →
Someone illegally using your Social Security number causes a lot of problems. Learn what to do if this happens to you.
25 New Recordings Added to National Recording...
Donna Summer’s ground breaking all-electronic 1977 hit, the creative wordplay of the Sugarhill Gang, the sounds of Native American culture and the voices of former slaves are among the sound recordings selected for induction into the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress. The Registry annually adds recordings that are “culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant”...
Post Office Temporarily Bans Overseas Shipping of...
Starting May 16, 2012, the U.S. Post Office will stop international shipping of lithium batteries and devices containing lithium batteries because they are a fire hazard. Many electronic devices, such as cell phones and cameras, use these types of batteries. The ban includes international shipping to military addresses. However, you can continue to ship lithium battery devices from overseas to...
It's Hurricane Preparedness Week →
Are you ready? Learn how to make a plan and build a kit so you and your family can be ready if a hurricane hits.
Wishing You and Your Family a Safe and Pleasant... →
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Join in a Memorial Day Moment of Silence at 3 p.m....
Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed in honor and memory of all the men and women who have died during military service for our country. On May 5, 1866, a ceremony in Waterloo, NY honored local veterans who had fought in the Civil War. In 1966, Congress and President Lyndon Johnson declared Waterloo the “birthplace” of Memorial Day. Pay tribute to the U.S. men and women who died during...
Learn How to Stay Safe in Extreme Heat →
Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States. Learn more for Heat Safety Awareness Day.