Imperial Valley News
San Diego, California - Many human gene variants have evolved specifically to protect older adults against neurodegenerative and cardiovascular diseases, thus preserving their contributions to society, report University of California, San Diego School of Medicine researchers in the November 30 issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
Washington, DC - The United States remains steadfast in its support of the Ukrainian people as they defend their sovereignty and territorial integrity, advance the fight against corruption, implement democratic and constitutional reforms, strengthen the rule of law, restore economic stability and growth, and respond to humanitarian needs.
Washington, DC - Earlier today, the President, accompanied by Ambassador Samantha Power and National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice, met with the ambassadors to the United Nations of the fifteen current Security Council members along with those of the five countries whose two-year elected terms on the Council begin in January 2016.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "On behalf of President Obama and the American people, I offer my sincere congratulations to all Albanians as you celebrate National Youth Day, which this year marks the 25th anniversary of the student movement that led to the fall of communism on December 8, 1990.
Washington, DC - In response to reports of unintended interruptions of Burmese trade due to sanctions concerns with a key Rangoon port, the Treasury Department issued General License 20 (GL 20) today. GL 20 is a technical fix to support exports to and from Burma, while maintaining the integrity of U.S. sanctions and pressure on Specially Designated Nationals (SDNs).
Washington, DC - Special Presidential Envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL Brett McGurk arrived in Baghdad, Iraq today to meet with senior Iraqi government and security officials.