Imperial Valley News
Las Vegas, Nevada - The Justice Department announced that a federal grand jury in Nevada has charged 14 additional defendants in connection with the armed assault against federal law enforcement officers that occurred in the Bunkerville, Nevada, area on April 12, 2014.
Moscow, Russia - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned twenty-eight documents from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to the Russian Federation. The documents were stolen from Russian State Archives and listed for sale by auction houses, art galleries and individuals. All of the returned items were recovered by HSI offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco between 2006 and 2012.
Washington, DC - In this week's address, the President discussed his upcoming visit to the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, where he will participate in a conversation about civic engagement in the 21st century and how we can use technology to tackle our toughest challenges.
Washington, DC - NASA, in partnership with the Exploratorium Science Center in San Francisco, will host activities around the March 8 total solar eclipse, including opportunities to talk with solar scientists and live coverage of the eclipse originating from Woleai island in Micronesia.
U.S. Department of Education Names Committee Members to Draft Proposed Regulations for Every Student Succeeds Act
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education today named committee members who will draft proposed regulations in two areas of Title I, Part A of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). This is the latest step in the process of implementing ESSA.
Atlanta, Georgia - CDC is hosting a one-day Zika Action Plan Summit as the nation faces likely local mosquito-borne transmission of Zika virus in some places in the continental United States. The Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa are already experiencing active mosquito-borne transmission. The U.S. government has planned this Summit to provide state and local senior officials with the information and tools needed to improve Zika preparedness and response within their states and jurisdictions.