Washington, DC - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) investigators were commended at a ceremony yesterday by representatives from the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) for shutting down one of the largest U.S.-based online music piracy networks in history.

Rome, Italy - Twenty-five countries from the Near East and North Africa have stressed the importance of peace for food security as they reaffirmed their commitment to fighting hunger in all its forms.

Washington, DC - Pilgrim’s Pride Corp., a Waco, Texas establishment, is recalling an additional 376,380 pounds of fully cooked chicken products that may have been contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Washington, DC - Each Earth Day, the Greening Diplomacy Initiative (GDI) Awards recognize innovative leadership within the Department of State in energy and environmental diplomacy. Since 2009, GDI has been the Department’s effort to support environmental policy priorities and catalyze climate action in host countries through leveraging the United States’ embassies and consulates.

Oakland, California - Tuan Ngoc Luong was sentenced to 12 years in prison following his conviction for Hobbs Act robbery and brandishing a firearm during and in relation to a crime of violence, announced United States Attorney Brian J. Stretch and Federal Bureau of Investigation Acting Special Agent in Charge Bertram Fairries.

Washington, DC - A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean at 2:51 p.m. EDT Wednesday, May 11, about 261 miles southwest of Long Beach, California, with more than 3,700 pounds of NASA cargo, science and technology demonstration samples from the International Space Station.