It has awarded a total of $12 million in the form of five-year grants to six universities across the country.
Residents and visitors in Seattle's Capitol Hill neighborhood will be walking on a rainbow in honor of LGBTQ pride week.
The governor's aide said he did not want the flag to be a "distraction' from amid other pressing state issues.
Fecal bacteria is high along the Texas coastline in the wake of recent flooding and Tropical Storm Bill.
Vermont senator says the huge crowds he is drawing on the campaign trail could well translate to votes.
Wobbling his way to community outreach, a video of a police officer in Hickory dancing at a block party has gone viral.