Imperial Valley News Center
San Diego, California - Devi, an 8-week-old hippopotamus at the San Diego Zoo, is a very curious calf. This morning she could be seen repeatedly popping up to the glass wall of her 150,000 gallon pool take to take a look at all the guests who were fascinated with her. Hippos have a membrane that protects their eyes and allows them to see underwater, which means that Devi can watch the guests watching her.
Washington, DC - Assistant Secretary of State for Western Hemisphere Affairs Roberta S. Jacobson hosted the delegation from the Cuban government led by Josefina Vidal, Director General of the U.S. Division of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, for the fourth round of talks to re-establish diplomatic relations and re-open embassies.
Intent to Re-Establish the Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State's Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society
Washington, DC - The Department of State intends to re-establish the Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State’s Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society. The Committee will serve the United States Government in a solely advisory capacity concerning engagement with and protection of civil society worldwide.
Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry today announced he will convene a global Impact Economy Forum, focused on clean energy investments and climate change, this fall.
San Diego, California - A one-day-old female Masai giraffe at the San Diego Zoo had her first medical exam earlier today. Veterinarians and animal care staff covered the newborn’s eyes with a soft towel to keep her calm while they confirmed her sex, checked her eyes, ears, tongue and throat, drew blood to ensure she is nursing properly, and checked her umbilicus for proper healing. Initial results determined the calf is healthy and strong, even though she is still getting used to her long, wobbly legs.
Washington, DC - Spanish language information regarding the application for a United States passport is now available via a direct link from the Bureau of Consular Affairs’ website.