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U.S. AGENCIES, BUREAUS & DEPARTMENTS

Agency for International Development
America's economic and humanitarian assistance programs.
http://www.info.usaid.gov/

Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry
Agency with a mission to prevent exposure to hazardous substances from various sources of pollution.
http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/atsdrhome.html  

Bureau of Justice Statistics
Statistics on crime and victims.
http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

Central Intelligence Agency
The Intelligence Community is a group of 13 government agencies and organizations that carry out the intelligence activities of the United States Government.
http://www.odci.gov/ic/

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
The mission of the FBI is to protect our nation's critical infrastructures.
http://www.fbi.gov/homepage.htm

Federal Communications Commission
Charged with the regulation of interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable.
http://www.fcc.gov/

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)
The FDIC's mission is to maintain stability and public confidence in the nation's financial system.
http://www.fdic.gov

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
FEMA's Mission is to build and support the nation's emergency management system.
http://www.fema.gov/

Federal Reserve
The Reserve's mission is to provide the nation with a safer, more flexible, and more stable monetary and financial system.
http://www.bog.frb.fed.us/

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
The Federal Trade Commission enforces a variety of federal antitrust and consumer protection laws.
http://www.ftc.gov

Fedworld
FedWorld was established to serve as the online locator service for a comprehensive inventory of information disseminated by the Federal Government.
http://www.fedworld.gov/

Food and Drug Administration FDA
FDA is a public health agency, charged with protecting American consumers by enforcing the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act and several related public health laws.
http://www.fda.gov/fdahomepage.html

General Services Administration
The GSA mission is to provide expertly managed space, supplies, services, and solutions, at the best value, to enable Federal employees to accomplish their missions.
http://www.gsa.gov/

Library of Congress
The Library's mission is to make its resources available and useful to the Congress and the American people and to sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity for future generations.
http://www.loc.gov/

National Aeronautics and Space Administration - NASA
NASA is deeply committed to spreading the unique knowledge that flows from its aeronautics and space research.
http://www.nasa.gov/

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)
NARA's mission is to ensure ready access to essential evidence . . .that documents the rights of American citizens,
the actions of federal officials, and the national experience.
http://www.nara.gov/

National Coordinating Office for High Performance Computing and Communications
The purpose of this site is to provide information about multiagency Federal information technology (IT) research and development (R&D).
http://www.hpcc.gov/

National Institute of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology was established by Congress "to assist industry in the development of technology ... needed to improve product quality, to modernize manufacturing processes, to ensure product reliability ... and to facilitate rapid commercialization ... of products based on new scientific discoveries.
http://www.nist.gov/

National Institutes of Health
The goal of NIH research is to acquire new knowledge to help prevent, detect, diagnose, and treat disease and disability, from the rarest genetic disorder to the common cold.
http://www.nih.gov/

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NOOA warns of dangerous weather, charts our seas and skies, guides our use and protection of ocean and coastal resources, and conducts research to improve our understanding and stewardship of the environment which sustains us all.
http://www.noaa.gov

National Security Agency
The NSA coordinates, directs, and performs highly specialized activities to protect U.S. information systems and produce foreign intelligence information.
http://www.nsa.gov:8080/

National Telecommunications and Information Administration
NTIA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Commerce, is the Executive Branch's principal voice on domestic and international telecommunications and information technology issues.
http://www.ntia.doc.gov

Nuclear Regulatory Commission
The NRC is an independent agency established to ensure adequate protection of the public health and safety, the common defense and security, and the environment in the use of nuclear materials in the United States.
http://www.nrc.gov/

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
The mission of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is to save lives, prevent injuries and protect the health of America's workers.
http://www.osha.gov/

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) EDGAR Database
The SEC's mission is to administer federal securities laws and issue rules and regulations to provide protection for investors and to ensure that the securities markets are fair and honest.
http://www.sec.gov/

Smithsonian Institution
The Institution is also a center for research dedicated to public education, national service, and scholarship in the arts, sciences, and history.
http://www.si.edu/

Social Security Administration
The SSA mission is to address the long-range problem of economic security for the aged through a contributory system in which the workers themselves contributed to their own future retirement benefit by making regular payments into a joint fund.
http://www.ssa.gov/SSA_Home.html

U.S. Census Bureau
To be the preeminent collector and provider of timely, relevant, and quality data about the people and economy of the United States. http://www.census.gov

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
CPSC, an independent Federal regulatory agency, helps keep American families safe by reducing the risk of injury or death from consumer products.
http://www.cpsc.gov

U.S. Copyright Office
The mission of the office is to promote the progress of science and useful arts, by securing for limited times to authors and inventors the exclusive right to their respective writings and discoveries.
http://lcweb.loc.gov/copyright/

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Enhance the quality of life for the American people by supporting production of agriculture.
http://www.usda.gov/

U.S. Department of Commerce
http://www.doc.gov/

U.S. Department of Defense
The Department of Defense's mission is to provide the military forces needed to deter war and to protect the security of our country.
http://www.defenselink.mil/

U.S. Department of Education
The Department of Education is dedicated to the education and literacy of U.S. citizens.
http://www.ed.gov/

U.S. Department of Energy
The Department of Energy is a leading science and technology agency whose research supports our nation's energy security, national security, environmental quality, and contributes to a better quality of life for all Americans.
http://www.doe.gov/

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
The HHS is the United States government's principal agency for protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves.
http://www.os.dhhs.gov/

U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development
Dedicated to providing a decent, safe, and sanitary home and suitable living environment for every American.
http://www.hud.gov/

U.S. Department of Justice
The mission at the United States Department of Justice is to enforce the law and defend the interests of the U.S. according to the law, provide Federal leadership in preventing and controlling crime, seek just punishment for those guilty of unlawful behavior, administer and enforce the Nation's immigration laws fairly and effectively and ensure fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans.
http://www.usdoj.gov

U.S. Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor is charged with preparing the American workforce for new and better jobs, and ensuring the adequacy of America's workplaces.
http://www.dol.gov/

U.S. Department of the Interior
The mission of the Department of the Interior is to protect and provide access to our Nation's natural and cultural heritage and honor our trust responsibilities to tribes.
http://www.doi.gov/

U.S. Department of Transportation
The mission of the Department of Transportation is to serve the United States by ensuring a fast, safe, efficient, accessible and convenient transportation system that meets our vital national interests and enhances the quality of life of the American people, today and into the future.
http://www.dot.gov/

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
The mission of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment air, water, and land upon which life depends.
http://www.epa.gov/

U.S. General Accounting Office
The General Accounting Office is the investigative arm of the Congress and is charged with examining all matters relating to the receipt and disbursement of public funds.
http://www.gao.gov/

U.S. Geological Survey
The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters;manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.
http://www.usgs.gov/

U.S. Government Printing Office GPO
The mission of the Government Printing Office is to inform the Nation by producing, procuring, and disseminating printed and electronic publications of the Congress as well as the executive departments and establishments of the Federal Government.
http://www.access.gpo.gov

U.S. Information Agency
An independent foreign affairs agency supporting U.S. foreign policy and national interests abroad, USIA conducts international educational and cultural exchanges, broadcasting, and information programs.
http://www.usia.gov/

U.S. Internal Revenue Service
The mission stament of the IRS is to provide America's taxpayers top quality service by helping them understand and meet their tax responsibilities and by applying the tax law with integrity and fairness to all.
http://www.irs.ustreas.gov/

U.S. National Park Service
T
he NPS is dedicated to the maintenance of U.S. parklands.
http://www.nps.gov/

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
The PTO promotes industrial and technological progress in the United States.
http://www.uspto.gov/

U.S. Postal Service
The U.S. Postal Service is dedicated to prompt service and delivery of postage.
http://www.usps.gov/

U.S. State Department
The Department of State is the lead institution for the conduct of American diplomacy.
http://www.state.gov/

U.S. Treasury Department
The Mission of the Department of the Treasury is to Promote Prosperous and Stable American and World Economies, manage the Government's Finances, protect Our Financial Systems and Our Nation's Leaders, and Foster a Safe and Drug-Free America and continue to Build a Strong Institution for the Future.
http://www.ustreas.gov

U.S. Veterans Administration
The site provides information on VA programs, veterans benefits, VA facilities worldwide, and VA medical automation software.
http://www.va.gov/

White House
This site provides access to all the government information and services that are available on the Internet.
http://www2.whitehouse.gov/WH/Welcome.html

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