Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - How does a young man from Orlando, Florida, a short drive from Disney World, grow up to become “a brutal, drug crazed torturer,” is the question Johnny Dwyer, author of the recently published book American Warlord, attempts to answer. Dwyer chronicles the life of Chucky Taylor who traveled to Liberia and became “the most feared man in Liberia.”
Worcester, Massachusetts - NASA has awarded $100,000 in prize money to the Mountaineers, a team from West Virginia University, Morgantown, for successfully completing Level 2 of the Sample Return Robot Challenge, part of the agency's Centennial Challenges prize program.
Oxnard, California - An application for certification for the Puente Power Project (PPP) was adopted as data adequate by the California Energy Commission during its business meeting today, beginning the 12-month licensing review process for the proposed 262-megawatt (MW) natural gas-fired power plant in Oxnard.
Washington, DC - In this week's address, the President reiterated that his top priority is to grow the American economy and ensure that every hardworking American has a fair shot at success. It’s because of this commitment that the President has worked to enact smart new trade agreements that level the playing field for our workers, open new markets for our businesses, and hold other countries to the kinds of high standards that Americans are proud to hold ourselves to here at home.
Washington, DC - As communities across the Western United States struggle with one of the worst droughts in over a century, President Obama and his Administration are committed to doing everything they can to help the farmers, ranchers, small businesses, and communities facing the severe impacts.
Washington, DC - On this World Day Against Child Labor, there is a growing consensus and commitment to ending exploitative child labor around the world. More children are in schools today than ever before, because the international community understands that moving children from the workforce to the schoolhouse is a better way to build thriving societies that respect basic human dignity.