Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - During the 2016 Week of Making, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded five, new, early-concept grants to enable the future of do-it-yourself technological innovation known as making, and to catalyze new approaches in STEM learning.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield will travel to Uganda, Zambia, Botswana, and Malawi, June 23-July 1. In Uganda, June 23-24, she will have meetings with government officials, civil society representatives, and youth leaders.
FTC Returns More Than $6 Million to Consumers Who Bought Infomercial Marketer Kevin Trudeau’s Weight-Loss Book
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission is mailing checks totaling approximately $6.3 million to consumers who bought Kevin Trudeau’s book, “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You to Know About.” In 2009, a federal judge ordered Trudeau to repay millions of dollars to consumers after he violated a 2004 FTC stipulated order by misrepresenting the book’s content.
Sacramento, California - Secretary Ross is traveling through Israel this week with a California delegation interested in adaptation strategies for climate change and drought.
Washington, DC - Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs Thomas Shannon will welcome Bangladeshi Foreign Secretary Md. Shahidul Haque to the Department of State for the fifth annual U.S.-Bangladesh Partnership Dialogue, taking place June 23-24.
Chicago, Illinois - Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Manpower and Reserve Affairs Franklin Parker announced June 21, that the Navy will host the 2017 DoD Warrior Games in Chicago next June.