Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission’s Fiscal Year 2015 Agency Financial Report provides an overview of fiscal and key performance results that show how the agency has managed its resources. The report includes highlights from FTC programs, accomplishments in its missions of protecting consumers and promoting competition, and plans for addressing future challenges. The report also demonstrates the FTC’s sound financial management and stewardship of public funds.
Washington, DC - In support of President Obama’s comprehensive efforts to combat climate change and develop low-carbon alternatives to traditional electricity sources, the Energy Department today announced $22.7 million for 23 projects that will significantly reduce the costs for solar energy systems across a variety of technologies.
Washington, DC - Dr. Sarah Sewall, Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights, will travel to the United Kingdom and Norway, November 16–18.
Fresno, California - More than four-million people in California are food insecure and need a little help. It just doesn’t seem right to have that many people lacking nourishment in a state that produces such a bounty of healthy food.
Stanford, California - Even the best poker players have "tells" that give away when they're bluffing with a weak hand. Scientists who commit fraud have similar, but even more subtle, tells, and a pair of Stanford researchers have cracked the writing patterns of scientists who attempt to pass along falsified data.
Stanford, California - No two disciplines could seem further apart than theater and science, but, as it turns out, they're intimate bedfellows.