Santa Ana, California - Federal authorities arrested five out of 10 defendants late Wednesday who have been charged in identity theft cases tied to an international money laundering scheme involving millions of dollars in fraudulently obtained federal income tax refunds.

Washington, DC - Two years have passed since the President signed a Presidential Memorandum in 2014 establishing the My Brother's Keeper (MBK) Task Force (the Task Force), a coordinated Federal effort to address persistent opportunity gaps faced by boys and young men of color and ensure that all young people can reach their full potential.

Washington, DC - Today, the U.S. Department of State updated its “Section 515.582 List,” which sets forth the goods and services produced by independent Cuban entrepreneurs that are authorized to be imported into the United States pursuant to Section 515.582 of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations (CACR).

Washington, DC - Statement by the President on the Passing of Prince:

Washington, DC - At the Camp David Summit in May 2015, the United States and its Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) partners– Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and Bahrain – committed to establish a stronger partnership to address regional challenges.  This partnership is based on reciprocal commitments to improve the security, stability, and prosperity of the region. 

Washington, DC - NIST researchers have devised a way to synchronize the time of two different clocks – separated by as much as 4 km of open, turbulent air - to within a few millionths of a billionth of a second using optical light pulses. That constitutes a thousand-fold improvement in sensitivity compared to the best conventional methods that connect and control clocks at radio frequencies.