Escondido, California - Today, two southern white rhino calves played, chased impalas, and met giraffes and African crowned cranes as they explored the expansive African Plains habitat at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—and at the same time, two greater one-horned rhino calves jogged and gave themselves mud baths in their Asian Savanna habitat. On World Rhino Day, today and every day: San Diego Zoo Global works to bring about awareness of rhinos, and the importance of conservation efforts to protect these iconic animals.

Washington, DC - Sharon Robinson is the daughter of baseball great Jackie Robinson. She is also the author of Child of the Dream: A Memoir of 1963 (Scholastic), which reveals her tempestuous 13th year, living the fluctuating fortunes of the Civil Rights movement.

Shreveport, Louisiana - Matt Loman has already saved his family and his village from famine, finding his life’s true purpose in the process. But the journey toward his ultimate destiny is far from over, and just two days into his much-anticipated honeymoon, a compelling voice in his dreams pleads with him to “come home.”

Charlottesville, Virginia - Two Virginia attorneys were sentenced today on federal extortion charges for their roles in a scheme to extort a multinational chemicals company by threatening to inflict substantial financial and reputational harm on the company if their demands for a $200 million payment disguised as a purported “consulting agreement” were not met.

Washington, DC - On September 14 to 18, criminal investigators and attorneys from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Office of Inspector General (USDA-OIG) and the U.S. Justice Department’s Environment and Natural Resources Division (ENRD) collaborated to put on a week-long training for USDA-OIG criminal investigators, as well as other federal law enforcement agencies on animal welfare criminal investigations and prosecutions. 

Washington, DC - Starting on Sept. 14, 2020 and continuing through Thursday, the Department of Justice, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security, and the Department of the Treasury have engaged in a coordinated effort to disrupt and deter malicious cyber activities by actors associated with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s (Iran) Ministry of Intelligence and Security (MOIS) and Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), as well as other Iran-based individuals.  These malicious cyber actors targeted victims in Australia, Europe, the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and the United States.