Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - About 100 trillion microbial cells reside in the human body—playing roles that might inspire a remake of The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. The microbiome has been linked to diseases ranging from obesity to autism, and to physiological processes ranging from exercise to sleep. New technologies enabling rapid and inexpensive gene sequencing are enabling scientists in many disciplines to unmask the intricate and integral linkages between the microbiome and human health.
Washington, DC - Today, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States is providing nearly $155 million in additional humanitarian assistance to displaced and conflict-affected Iraqis within Iraq and throughout the region who are in urgent need of support. This new funding brings total U.S. humanitarian assistance for the Iraq humanitarian response to more than $778 million since the start of Fiscal Year 2014.
Washington, DC - Presidential Nominations and Withdrawal Sent to the Senate:
Washington, DC - Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling approximately 40,780 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous plastic materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
Washington, DC - The United States is profoundly disappointed by the flawed presidential electoral process in the Republic of Congo. Widespread irregularities and the arrests of opposition supporters following the elections marred an otherwise peaceful vote.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I extend my best wishes to all Roma on International Roma Day.