Imperial Valley News
Berkeley, California - In India, female victims of sexual violence during social unrest, no matter how heinous the crime, have little chance of retribution. Nearly all institutions, politicians, and state officials thwart their efforts, according to a new report. Access to Justice for Women: India’s Response to Sexual Violence in Conflict and Social Upheaval looks at India’s failed responses to these women and calls for corrective action and legal reforms.
Berkeley, California - Four science instruments designed and built at UC Berkeley’s Space Sciences Laboratory (SSL) provided key data to help NASA’s MAVEN mission determine the present rate at which Mars is losing its atmosphere to space.
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris Releases Statement on Fifth Circuit Ruling on Deferred Action Immigration Programs
Los Angeles, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris released the following statement today in response to the ruling by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, striking down President Barack Obama’s deferred action immigration programs:
Attorney General Kamala D. Harris, Sacramento Sheriff’s Department Announce APPS Operation Results in Seizure of 82 Firearms and 10 Arrests
Sacramento, California - Attorney General Kamala D. Harris announced that the California Department of Justice and the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department have completed a multi-day operation to remove firearms from individuals legally barred from possessing them, including persons determined to be mentally unstable and those with active restraining orders against them. The joint operation resulted in 150 investigations and the seizure of 82 firearms and 10 arrests, targeting individuals on the Armed Prohibited Persons System (APPS).
Washington, DC - Today, the Obama Administration will host the first-ever White House Summit on Next Generation High Schools. The event will highlight students, educators, philanthropists, and entrepreneurs who are reinventing the high school experience to better empower students to seize opportunities in today’s economy, and prepare students for success in college and career.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of the United States Department of State and the American people, I offer my deepest condolences to the people of Germany and to the family and loved ones of former Chancellor Helmut Schmidt.