Imperial Valley News
Sacramento, California - California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith announced the department is gathering nationally recognized problem-gambling treatment experts to discuss issues such as Internet and app-based gambling.
Vice President Joe Biden’s Meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan
Washington, DC - The Vice President met today in Abu Dhabi with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. The leaders discussed the full range of regional and bilateral issues that define the close partnership between the United States and the United Arab Emirates, including enhancing counter-terrorism cooperation against Al-Qaeda and ISIL, advancing U.S. -GCC relations, and working to resolve the conflicts in Yemen, Syria, and Libya.
The White House Launches The Opportunity Project,” Utilizing Open Data to Build Stronger Ladders of Opportunity for All
Washington, DC - In the lead up to the President's historic visit to SxSW, today the Administration is announcing the launch of “The Opportunity Project,” a new open data effort to improve economic mobility for all Americans. As the President said in his State of the Union address, we must harness 21st century technology and innovation to expand access to opportunity and tackle our greatest challenges.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I am deeply concerned about the health and welfare of Ukrainian pilot and Rada Deputy Nadiya Savchenko, who since Friday has refused food and water to protest her continued detention by the Russian Federation.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert to notify the public of a recall conducted by Maxi Canada, Inc., a Québec, Canada, establishment, involving approximately 103,752 pounds of chicken product that may be contaminated with metal pieces. The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) notified FSIS of the recall, which affected products exported to the United States.
U.S. Department of State and Arkansas Announce Launch of Year Two "Arkansas Declaration of Learning" in Support of Secondary Education and Learning With Historical Objects and Art
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry announces the launch of the second year of the “Arkansas Declaration of Learning” program, which works collaboratively with Arkansas teachers and school librarians teaching 7th-12th grade students in the fields of art, English language arts, and social studies to develop innovative curriculum that brings history to life and shares the importance of civic engagement with students.