Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - A growing number in Congress view AMAC's "Social Security Guarantee" solution as a long-term fix to the looming insolvency of the Old Age and Survivors Insurance (OASI) Trust Fund. The Association of Mature American Citizens (AMAC) is a 1.3-million-member senior organization established as the alternative to the liberal AARP.
Washington, DC - The United States today announced nearly $273 million in new humanitarian assistance for those uprooted and imperiled by the conflict in South Sudan. The additional funding was announced in Nairobi, Kenya by Assistant Secretary Anne C. Richard, U.S. Department of State Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees, and Migration, at the “High-Level Event on the Humanitarian Crisis in South Sudan and its Impact in the Region.”
West Lafayette, Indiana - A team of Purdue University researchers has been awarded a $1 million W.M. Keck Foundation grant to develop a new type of imaging technology for cell and tissue analysis.
Washington, DC - POM Wonderful’s advertising claims were false and deceptive. That’s the conclusion of the United States Court of Appeals in upholding the FTC’s ruling. We think it’s a momentous victory for our two clients: American consumers and the cause of truth in the marketplace. You’ll want to read the entire opinion, of course, but here are twelve quotes from the D.C. Circuit’s decision that businesses, attorneys, and law enforcers will be citing for years to come.
San Diego, California - Seeking to boldly go where medical science has not gone before, the Clinical and Translational Research Institute (CTRI) at the University of California, San Diego has been named the official testing site for the $10 million Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE, a global competition sponsored by the Qualcomm Foundation to develop a consumer-friendly, mobile device capable of diagnosing and interpreting 15 physiological conditions and capturing vital health metrics.
Los Angeles, California - Since 1970, life expectancy around the world has risen dramatically, with people living more than 10 years longer. That’s the good news.