Washington, DC - The world’s older population continues to grow at an unprecedented rate. Today, 8.5 percent of people worldwide (617 million) are aged 65 and over. According to a new report, “An Aging World: 2015,”  this percentage is projected to jump to nearly 17 percent of the world’s population by 2050 (1.6 billion).

Scottsdale, Arizona - The spread of yellow fever, which kills an estimated 60,000 people a year, has global health officials concerned. The World Health Organization says the first imported case of yellow fever to China has been reported. Globally, yellow fever cases have been decreasing over the past 10 years since the launch of Yellow Fever Initiative; however, Angola is experiencing its largest outbreak of the mosquito-borne illness in 30 years.

Washington, DC - In July 2013, a man was watching a movie at a theatre in Michigan, wearing body armor and carrying a firearm. When approached by police, he presented a counterfeit Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) badge and credentials.

Washington, DC - The Global Partnership against the Spread of Weapons and Materials of Mass Destruction (Global Partnership or GP) contributes to development, coordination, implementation and finance of new or expanded cooperation projects in various areas including nuclear and radiological security, and the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540.  Its members work unilaterally, bilaterally and multilaterally, according to their respective means. 

Houston, Texas - A fugitive Mexican national wanted in his native country for homicide was deported Friday by officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO).

Washington, DC - First Lady Michelle Obama to Plant White House Kitchen Garden and Embark on American Garden Tour: