The National Institutes of Health is spending over $400,000 studying whether gender norms of masculinity and femininity lead LGBTQ individuals to drink too much.
The State Department is spending $32,000 for poetry slams and puppet shows in Hyderabad, India.
The Environmental Protection Agency has sent out more than 1,000 buy-out notices to its employees as Congress debates a $528 million budget cut, according to a union executive.
The National Institutes of Health is spending over $200,000 on a video game about clean water.
The National Institutes of Health is spending nearly $400,000 testing how to insert subliminal messages against cigarette smoking in video games played by teens.
The Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Disability Insurance Trust Funds will be depleted in the next 17 years, according to the Social Security Administration’s trustees report.
The U.S. government has denied financial support to the family of a federal agent who was severely wounded in a 2011 ambush by a Mexican drug cartel at the same time it has subsidized housing expenses for the family of a hit squad member who assisted in the shootout that left another officer dead.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission held its annual fireworks safety demonstration on the national mall last Tuesday, where the federal agency blows up dummies and warns of the dangers of sparklers.
The Public Theater in New York has received an additional $100,000 grant from the federal government, fresh off its controversy for staging a ‘Julius Caesar’ production where a Donald Trump lookalike is assassinated.
The National Endowment for the Arts is spending $20,000 for a musical about a lesbian illegal immigrant who is in love with an ICE agent.