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Getting *current* members of US Congress via the GPO API?

The Government Printing Office API What's Available site links to the Congressional Directory, but the most recent CD available appears to be the 115th (2017-2018). Does anybody know if this is ...
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OpenFDA End Point Updates

With respect to the US Food and Drug Administration's API, I haven't seen the end points updated since 8/12/19. Did something change or is this common? I've noticed the end points refreshed fairly ...
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Any APIs available that provide data of Indian vehicles?

I was looking for APIs that provide current latest data of vehicles (2-wheelers/4-wheelers) in India. I found quite a few but none had data of Indian vehicles. I looked at this question which is ...
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Are there any free news APIs? [duplicate]

Over the past few years, I have managed to find all sorts of excellent data sources across the web, almost always for free, including static data (e.g. .csv), but also plenty of free APIs, for example ...
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Open downloadable recipe database?

I'm interested in doing some analysis of recipes for fun. Ideally, I would like to obtain open recipe database(s) behind {foodily, allrecipes, recipes, bigoven, cooking, cooks}.com or something like ...
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How to access data from catalog.data.gov using API's?

I am new to APIs and am having problems in accessing data from catalog.data.gov. I have successfully used the below code to search my dataset of interest, but can't figure out how I can fetch the data ...
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Why does the data on website not match what is returned from the api

I am trying to get data similar to what is shown on https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm using the api, but I am seeing a lot of discrepancies. For example when I use the following api ...
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Where can I get a food ingredient database or API

I'm currently working on a project that requires the use of an ingredients database or API. In my app I have some strings and I want to know if that string is belongs to an ingredient name. I'm just ...
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HTTP Response Codes

For a data visualization, I'm looking for http response codes. There are many sources of this dataset, but I'm looking for machine readable (JSON preferred) reliably updated (so that my dataviz is ...
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Australian Vehicle or Car Brands, Models, Styles, and Specs API

I need to show Car Models and Specs on my Website. Similar to carsales.com.au search form. Does any one know an API to get these data? There's a lot of US APIs but no Australian APIs at all. There is ...
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Sport's APIs For Headshots and Stats

I'm currently building an program that would benefit from higher quality images of University's Logos(NCAA, NAIA, etc.),head shots of athletes, and general statistical data(Games played, etc). The ...
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Free, Limitless GeoJSON APIs for nation shapes?

I am looking for some API endpoints that return GeoJSON shapes for each nation. I am not interested in downloading shapefiles. I need some lightweight (not super accurate) nation shapes for every ...
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How can I get the PI Label “Highlights” (or page 1) of the drug's label

Are the "highlight of the prescribing label" available through openFDA?
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US Residential Mailing Addresses Databases

What I'm looking for I can almost guarantee I won't find openly available anywhere but I'll try anyway. Simply, I'm looking for a list of residential addresses of a given county or city/municipality ...
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Dict not able to return data from college scorecard API

So I've been working on a page which displays a school's name, url, city, state, zip, and student size via College Scorecard API but I'm getting tons of errors instead. However, the program is able to ...
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Any libraries for SEC Forms, such as a 10Q, as an Interface?

I'd like to process some SEC data, such as a 10Q, but don't want to build a parser for the data myself. Are there any existing libraries that can parse or represent these types of forms?
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Open API for SEC data?

Is there any free API for programmatically grabbing SEC filing data, such as company financials or insider trading? It seems ironic that the EDGAR search gives you information in a nice tabular form, ...
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Is there a source for various Scrabble dictionaries?

There are some individually maintained lists for some Scrabble dictionaries, and some websites for looking up words in those dictionaries: SOWPODS list: https://raw.github.com/jmlewis/valett/master/...
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openFDA: Is there any way to match NDC data in different format?

I'd like to know whether or not there is a possible way to match NDC codes in different format by using openFDA API like Recall Enforcement Reports. For example, matching 0187-0798-30 with 0187-079-...
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Drivers license and motor vehicle registration data for professional drivers

Is there a known API to pull driver's license data and MVR data for professional drivers, such as those working for freight forwarding companies?
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Is there an API or global database for sports events that is used by famous sports websites?

I'm trying to know whether websites like this one Example for sports website connect to a global database or use an API to get each transaction that happens in sports events like goals, fouls, .. etc ...
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Where can I find (free) historical tick-by-tick data for crypto currencies?

I have found out how to get historical price data from the cryptocompare API but the highest resolution is on a minute-base. Is there a (free) way to get historical tick-by-tick data (so on a second-...
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Worldwide database of locations (cities)?

It's the first time I post in this community, I hope my question belongs here. I'm currently developing an app where a user can add a location to his post, just like Instagram does (or Facebook). To ...
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ope8_id verse id in API request

I have a standing API query that has been using ope8_id for data requests, but recently it has stopped returning data; I was wondering if ope8_ids can no longer be used in requests or if the call has ...
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NOAA Satellite Data API?

Is there an API to access live (or semi-live?) data from NOAA satellites, such as the GOES-R series? I've been searching for weeks, and I know there are ways to manually access data through website ...
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Open API for nutritional information and/or food barcodes?

I've seen many applications (mobile and web) that use a database of nutritional information and barcodes to track daily food consumption. Smartphones have the ability to scan barcodes, and many mobile ...
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Why does the Census API not return fields/vars when it says it should?

I am trying to retrieve the unemployment data for various US metros. The fields I am interested in are: DP03_0009E DP03_0009M DP03_0009PE DP03_0009PM I know these fields exist as I am to query the ...
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Are there any open datasets for soccer statistics?

I'm mainly interested in soccer related statistics. There are quite a few different API's relating to soccer, but most of them are commercial and far, far out of my price range. I've looked at DBpedia,...
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Aliexpress price history dataset

I want to find any dataset on Aliexpress products' price history? I found only one good quality website - https://www.pricearchive.org/ but according to their faq - they "do not provide special access ...
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REST API for getting informations about celebrities

Is there any REST API that provides informations about "famous" people (Scientists, Writers, Philosophers, Politicians, ...) ? In my case I need the following infos: Photo, Full Name Born & ...
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Unexpected results from query

If I check the FDA's Drug Shortage page the first item on the list is a product with a generic name of: Abciximab (ReoPro) Injection. If I click on the link provided there is a column called ...
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Seeking geographical database that, given coordinate boundaries, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, their coordinates, and elevation

I'm looking for a web service that, given a set of coordinate boundaries, in the form of a rectangle or square, returns all the mountain peaks within the boundary, along with the coordinates and the ...
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Free source of AIS data (API)

The automatic identification system (AIS) is an automatic tracking system that uses transponders on ships to locate them. There are also databses which provide intomation about the ship - size/type/...
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Vessel/ais traffic data of the most congested areas of the world

For my research project, I need vessel traffic data of the most congested regions of the world for the past five years. I searched for that data here but couldn't get what I wanted. So far I've found ...
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APIs / Services that can link product names to their UPC/SKU codes

I have an ever growing database of products that users on my site are entering themselves. The input form for users to submit their products (as part of a troubleshooter forum) is very quick to ...
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Dataset of major newspapers content

I'm looking for the materials of major newspapers, such as The New York Times, Washington Post, and The Economist. A random sample of their articles or headlines would suffice, but each newspaper has ...
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API returning company tickers found in provided news article

I'm looking for a REST API (paid or free) that accepts a string representing a news article (see example below) as payload, maps any company names mentioned in the article to a ticker (eg map Tesla ...
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OPEID and IPEDS validation API

I'm looking for an API for validating OPEID and IPEDS. Can some help me with this? Thanks in advance.
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How do US agencies connect their APIs to Data.gov's registration system?

Data.gov contains over 190,000 data sets, but only a select few are integrated into Data.gov's API key registration system. What is the process to integrate an existing API with data.gov as an API ...
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Where to save token which resets every 6 hours. (npm package)

There is api which require token which expires after 6 hours so I need to make a request to other api to get token for other api, and I'm not sure where to save this token. Right now I'm getting temp ...
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Where can I get a list of new businesses that are created in the US? [duplicate]

I'm interested in new businesses in my area. Is there a way to get a list of new (physical) businesses that are created in my area, either as they open shop or ideally, even before? Any gov API that ...
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API that matches food names to categories

I am using an API that provides a load of nutritional information for food, for example calories, protein, etc. However what it does not provide is any sort of categorization of that food. Can anyone ...
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How to fetch public posts from facebook api

I am currently working on my school project which is using machine learning algorithms to detect phish posts on facebook. I need a dataset of facebook posts containing urls to train the algorithms. My ...
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Typical Weather Averages by Lon/Lat

I would like to build a local dataset of monthly averages for rainfall, sunshine hours, temperate (C/F) for all the major cities of the world. I have all the lon/lat's stored for all the cities I ...
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Metadata on scientific articles (economics) conditional to set of queries

I am looking for an API/software (free or open source) able to download metadata on scientific articles (economics) according to a set of queries (e.g., words in the title/abstract, keywords, JEL code,...
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How to fetch data from open fda API with multiple query parameters using +AND+

I am using below API query to fetch recalls for food by city AND termination date range. but it doesn't seem to work https://api.fda.gov/food/enforcement.json?search=city:%22Westminster%22+AND+...
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Is there an API for the Oscars/Academy Awards that lists past winners as well as current nominees?

I'm not looking for a page scraper but an actual API I can use that returns (preferably) JSON or XML. An example would be a request to return all the nominees for Best Picture in 2014. The Oscar site ...
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Fitness Exercise Database / API

Im looking for a online database / API where i can pull information about some fitness exercises with basic information like difficulty, name, how to do it, etc. I hope you get my point. I saw one ...