Washington, DC - By saving, exchanging, and reusing seeds over thousands of years, farmers and gardeners carefully selected crops for various traits adapted to many growing conditions and climates, creating a rich genetic plant heritage that formed the base of the global food supply.

Millbrae, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will join local, state and national transportation, business and government leaders on Friday in Millbrae at a ceremony to commemorate the start of the Peninsula Corridor Electrification Project, which will convert Caltrain service from diesel equipment to high-performance electric trains.

Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued an emergency proclamation for Butte County due to the effects of the Wall Fire, which has burned hundreds of acres, damaged critical infrastructure, threatened homes and caused the evacuation of residents.

Washington, DC - The United States welcomes the unanimous decision of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) granting jurisdiction for the prosecution of those responsible for the downing of flight MH17 to the Dutch courts. We have full confidence in the ability of the Dutch criminal justice system to arrive at a just and impartial decision.

Washington, DC - "There they go again, spouting the party line-the Democratic Party line, of course.  Back in 2010 AARP blindly, but staunchly, defended the secret machinations surrounding the concoction of Obamacare.  Now, they seek to undermine efforts to make healthcare truly affordable for those who need it."

Washington, DC - This year marks the 28th anniversary of the Chinese government’s violent suppression of a peaceful protest that took place in and around Tiananmen Square.