Imperial Valley News
Washington, DC - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today released the following statement after the successful conclusion of the Stakeholder Workshop on Coexistence hosted by North Carolina State University March 12 and 13, and proposed USDA actions discussed by conference participants:
Washington, DC - A software application based on an algorithm created by a NASA challenge has the potential to increase the number of new asteroid discoveries by amateur astronomers.
Video-on-Demand Children’s TV Programming Now Accessible for Thousands of Students with Visual or Hearing Disabilities
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Education today announced the availability of free, video-on-demand children’s television programming for thousands of students who are blind, visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing.
Washington, DC - Today, Vice President Joe Biden will deliver remarks in Maryland to highlight the Administration’s new Sexual Assault Kit Initiative, which is investing $41 million this year to help communities accelerate testing of the estimated 400,000 rape kits that have been backlogged in law enforcement storage rooms and crime labs across the country. This is a problem which prevents or delays the prosecution of sexual assault crimes.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "The entire world celebrates the rich history and heritage of the people of Ireland each year on St. Patrick's Day.
Secretary of State John Kerry to Host Afghan President Ghani and Chief Executive Abdullah at Camp David
Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry will host Afghan President Ashraf Ghani, Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah, and key members of the Afghan Government at Camp David on Monday, March 23. They will discuss a range of issues including security, economic development, U.S. support for the Afghan-led reconciliation process.