U.S. DEPARTMENT OF INTERIOR: Secretary Zinke Signs Declaration Recognizing Marian Anderson Mural in First-Ever Designation of a Site Under the African American Civil Rights Network Act

On the first day of Black History Month, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke today celebrated the life and legacy of famed opera singer Marian Anderson by designating a mural depicting her 1939 Lincoln Memorial concert as a historic site under the African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017. Read More »

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY: DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen Discusses Raising Global Security Standards with Minister Of Public Safety Canada Ralph Goodale

Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen M. Nielsen met with Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada Ralph Goodale in Washington, D.C. Secretary Nielsen and Minister Goodale discussed U.S. and Canadian cooperation on raising global security standards, including in regards to counterterrorism and information sharing, cybersecurity, and facilitating legitimate cross-border trade and travel. Read More »

VIIV HEALTHCARE: ViiV Healthcare launches eighth phase III study in two-drug regimen program for HIV-1 treatment

ViiV Healthcare, the global specialist HIV company majority owned by GSK, with Pfizer Inc. and Shionogi Limited as shareholders, announced the start of a phase III study designed to establish if adults with HIV-1 with current virologic suppression on a tenofovir alafenamide fumarate (TAF)-based regimen of at least three drugs are able to maintain viral suppression upon switching to a two-drug regimen (2DR) of dolutegravir (TIVICAY) and lamivudine (EPIVIR). Read More »

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS: VA, Department of Treasury Advance in Partnership to Strengthen Prevention of Fraud, Waste and Abuse

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announced that it has formed a partnership with the U.S. Department of Treasury to develop new and innovative tools to combat fraud, waste and abuse, efforts that will help VA understand and address program risks and create shared solutions for other federal agencies. Read More »