Public data about businesses, government entities, military agencies, police, and so forth throughout the United States.
TOOOL's overview of lockpick laws in the United States.
The FDA's official directory of pharmaceuticals that are in shortage, officially discontinued, or recoveraged from shortages.
Unfortunately, no RSS feed or API.
Congress.gov shares its application programming interface (API) with the public to ingest the Congressional data. Sign up for an API key that you can use to access web services provided by Congress.gov.
Github (with better documentation): https://github.com/LibraryOfCongress/api.congress.gov/
If you need to check on the status of your application for or renewal of your United States passport, here's where you can check.
A directory of the CDC's REST APIs.
We’re publishing reports by Congress’s think tank, the Congressional Research Service, which provides valuable insight and non-partisan analysis of issues of public debate. These reports are already available to the well-connected — we’re making them available to everyone for free.
Database of local and national community-based alternatives to calling the police or 911, broken down by city.
Find phone numbers, addresses and other contact information for US corporations.
A site where you can search by city and state or ZIP code and find out what your options for net.access are.
A searchable database of doctors around the country and how much money they got from pharmeceutical companies.
A wiki devoted to explanation and analysis of FISMA (Federal Information Security Management Act) standards and requirements.
archive.org has over 3,000 hours of video from 9/11 and the days that followed.
A site that aims to collect as much information as possible about police related fatalities, and fatalities resultant from police brutality.
A website that acts as a directory to voter registration websites for every state in the US. You can either register to vote or check to see if your voter registration is valid and up to date.
A site that tracks tornados in the US. Notes their severity and location.
An online site with an API for tracking and searching for legislation currently working its way through the US congress. Everything's in XML, but what can you do?
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