CNET: FCC kicks off investigation into broadband map accuracy

CNET: FCC kicks off investigation into broadband map accuracy. “The federal government keeps a map that highlights areas that have or don’t have broadband service. Critics say this national broadband map doesn’t accurately reflect the level of access in the US. Now, the Federal Communications Commission is going to act on this.”

World War I: A Wartime Clipping Service Update: All 400 Volumes Now Online (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: World War I: A Wartime Clipping Service Update: All 400 Volumes Now Online. “The massive collection, World War History: Newspaper Clippings, 1914 to 1926, is now fully digitized and freely available on the Library of Congress website. The 79,621 pages are packed with war-related front pages, illustrated feature articles, editorial cartoons, and more. You can search by keywords, browse the content chronologically, and download pages.”

US Department of State: Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Releases Fourteen Newly Digitized Foreign Relations of the United States Volumes

US Department of State: Office of the Historian, Bureau of Public Affairs Releases Fourteen Newly Digitized Foreign Relations of the United States Volumes . “The Department of State today announces the release of newly digitized versions of fourteen volumes from the Foreign Relations of the United States series, the official documentary record of U.S. foreign relations. These volumes cover events that took place between 1861 and 1866 and were originally published in print between 1861 and 1867.”

NARA: National Archives Awards Grant to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

NARA: National Archives Awards Grant to Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. “The National Archives grants program, carried out through the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), awarded $325,152 to support a project for the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (SRST), in cooperation with six other archives across the upper Midwest, that will create an online platform and make historical records in the Dakota/Lakota language available to the public.”

Library of Congress: National Transportation Safety Board Documents Digitized

Library of Congress: National Transportation Safety Board Documents Digitized. “The Law Library of Congress has digitized a collection of National Transportation Safety Board decisions, orders, and petitions. The years of the decisions span from 1973-1982, with the majority falling between 1977 and 1981. Other decisions can be found on the N.T.S.B.’s Document Management System.”

KSLA: FBI database to track deadly encounters with police

KSLA: FBI database to track deadly encounters with police. “The federal government is launching a national database that will track when law enforcement officers use deadly force, providing more transparency about police shootings that have inflamed tensions in cities around the country.”