Sacramento, California - Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has finalized four cooperative agreements to help rural communities create and implement economic development plans.

Atlanta, Georgia - Out of 100 people with breast cancer about 15 will have triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC). It’s one of the most challenging types of breast cancer to treat. That’s due to several things:

Cambridge, Massachusetts - An updated systematic review from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health examines 25 years of evidence for the role of walnut consumption on cardiovascular risk factors, including cholesterol, triglycerides, blood pressure, and weight.1 The original meta-analysis, “Effects of walnut consumption on blood lipids and other cardiovascular risk factors: a meta-analysis and systematic review,” was published in 2009 and reviewed 13 trials representing 365 individuals.2 Researchers evaluated clinical trials that have published since then and released an updated review that now includes twice the number of trials and represents about three times the number of individuals, compared to the initial publication.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "The United States is closely following the migrant caravan, in which thousands of migrants from Honduras and other countries continue to make a dangerous journey through Guatemala and into Mexico. Many migrants are attempting to transit these countries and in the process are violating their sovereignty, their laws, and their procedures. As President Trump has stated, consistent with U.S. law, the United States will not allow illegal immigrants to enter or remain in the United States.

Charleston, Massachusetts - USS Constitution and its crew headed underway from the ship’s berth in Charlestown, Massachusetts, October 19, in commemoration of the ship's launching 221 years ago on October 21, 1787, and is celebrating the U.S. Navy’s 243rd birthday.

Washington, DC - Secretary Pompeo met with Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto and Foreign Secretary Luis Videgaray Friday in Mexico City. They discussed the caravan of migrants from Central America. The Mexican Government is fully engaged in finding a solution that encourages safe, secure, and orderly migration, and both the United States and Mexico continue to work with Central American governments to address the economic, security, and governance drivers of illegal immigration.