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.

Istanbul, Turkey - The United States and 47 other UN member states have endorsed the joint statement below affirming the importance of and adherence to international humanitarian law at the World Humanitarian Summit, Istanbul, May 23–24:

Imperial County, California - The Imperial County Department of Public Works (ICDPW) now has a new online tool that Imperial County residents can use should they wish to submit a report on the condition of a county road.

Washington, DC - A U.S. delegation is traveling to Vienna, Austria to advance international cooperation on important anti-crime and criminal justice issues at the 25th UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (CCPCJ) meeting, taking place May 23-27. Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Luis Arreaga will lead the U.S. delegation, which includes representatives from the State Department, U.S. Department of Justice, and the Atlanta Police Department.