Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - This American election year, a number of organizations are encouraging voters to vote not only with their forks but with their votes for the kind of food system they want to see happening in their communities.
Washington, DC - The Energy Department today announced four research and development (R&D) projects in California, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming that will receive up to $4 million in total funding to assess the occurrence of rare-earth minerals and other critical materials that may be dissolved in higher-temperature fluids associated with energy extraction.
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission will host a public workshop on Sept. 15, 2016, to examine the testing and evaluation of disclosures that companies make to consumers about advertising claims, privacy practices, and other information. The workshop, called “Putting Disclosures to the Test,” is aimed at encouraging and improving the evaluation and testing of disclosures by industry, academics, and the FTC.
West Lafayette, Indiana - Super heroes, sequels and animated features are leading this summer's lineup of Hollywood releases, according to Purdue University film expert Lance Duerfahrd.
Istanbul, Turkey - The United States and 47 other UN member states have endorsed the joint statement below affirming the importance of and adherence to international humanitarian law at the World Humanitarian Summit, Istanbul, May 23–24:
Washington, DC - At the invitation of the President of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Tran Dai Quang, President of the United States of America Barack Obama paid an historic visit to Vietnam to celebrate the Comprehensive Partnership between the two countries and to advance their shared vision for the future. On the occasion of the visit and the May 23, 2016 meeting between the two leaders, the United States and Vietnam adopted this Joint Statement.