San Francisco, California - Moving to further mobilize states, provinces and cities in the fight against climate change, Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. will convene mayors, governors and other regional leaders from around the world next week at the inaugural Subnational Clean Energy Ministerial (SubCEM) in San Francisco. This gathering will be held in conjunction with the seventh Clean Energy Ministerial (CEM7), an annual meeting of national energy ministers and other high-level delegates from 23 member countries and the European Commission, where the Governor will also speak.

Norfolk, Virginia - Two F/A-18F Super Hornets assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 211 flying off the coast of Cape Hatteras were involved in an in-flight mishap at approximately 10:40 a.m. local time. The flight was part of a routine training mission.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today finalized a new food safety rule under the landmark, bipartisan FDA Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that will help to prevent wide-scale public health harm by requiring companies in the United States and abroad to take steps to prevent intentional adulteration of the food supply. While such acts are unlikely to occur, the new rule advances mitigation strategies to further protect the food supply.

Annapolis. Maryland - Vice Adm. Ted Carter, superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy (USNA), flew with the Blue Angels May 25th during their demonstration show in Annapolis in support of Commissioning Week for the Class of 2016.

Washington, DC - Large-volume 3D laser scanners play an essential role in manufacturing large products (e.g., airplane wings), making measurements for large-scale construction (e.g., bridges), and other applications where very large structures must be measured in three dimensions. At present, however, there is no comprehensive standard to judge how well the instruments perform.

Chattanooga, Tennessee - Viatek Consumer Products Group, Inc. and company owner and President Lou Lentine have agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they made deceptive claims for Viatek-brand Mosquito Shield Bands. The Commission also charged Lentine and Viatek with violating a 2003 administrative order prohibiting Lentine from making product claims without competent and reliable evidence to back them up.