Imperial Valley News Center
Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved the RxSight Inc. Light Adjustable Lens and Light Delivery Device, the first medical device system that can make small adjustments to the artificial lens’ power after cataract surgery so that the patient will have better vision when not using glasses.
Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with delegations from 37 countries and the African Union Commission, in addition to representatives from the U.S. and African private sectors and civil society on November 17 to address our cooperation in increasing trade and investment, promoting good governance, and countering violent extremism on the African continent.
San Diego, California - Generous philanthropists Larry Ellison and Nikita Kahn have offered to match all donations to the San Diego Zoo Global Wildlife Conservancy dollar-for-dollar, up to $1 million. This charitable contribution supports the Conservancy’s Let’s Turn Things Around campaign, which is the organization’s most ambitious conservation fundraising campaign to date. This sizeable gift comes not long after Nikita Kahn provided the naming gift for the one-of-a-kind Rhino Rescue Center located at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Garber Attends the 29th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol
Washington, DC - Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs Judith Garber will travel to Montreal, Canada, November 22–24, to attend the joint 11th Conference of the Parties to the Vienna Convention and 29th Meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol. She will join over 138 nations marking the 30th anniversary of the Montreal Protocol, which successfully put the Earth’s ozone layer on a path to recovery.
Washington, DC - A federal court has granted a preliminary injunction requested by the Federal Trade Commission, temporarily halting the deceptive practices of academic journal publishers charged by the agency with making false claims about their journals and academic conferences, and hiding their publishing fees, which were up to several thousand dollars.
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