Washington, DC - Presidential Memorandum on the Support for National Biodefense:

San Diego, California - No reason to become alarmed. Your mobile phone will emit a special tone and vibrate as it receives an emergency test message on Sept. 20.  It is part of a nationwide test by the Federal Emergency Management Agency of Wireless Emergency Alerts systems to assess its effectiveness.

Washington, DC - Presidential Proclamation on National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week:

Norfolk, Virginia - The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Kearsarge (LHD 3) returned to her homeport of Naval Station Norfolk, Sept. 9, after completing Amphibious Ready Group, Marine Expeditionary Unit Exercise (ARGMEUEX).

Washington, DC - Five Nominations and One Withdrawal Sent to the Senate:

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission will hold the second session of its 21st Century Hearings initiative with a full-day event on September 21 at the FTC’s Constitution Center facilities in Washington, D.C. The event will be webcast live.