Washington, DC - Ransom notes used to come in the form of pasted letters clipped from newspapers. Now datanappers gain entry through a weak spot in a company’s network, lock the business out of its own system, and hold files – including sensitive health or financial information – for ransom. Would you know how to react if your business is the next victim? And are you taking reasonable steps to reduce the risk of that happening? That’s the topic of the FTC’s Ransomware workshop on September 7, 2016, and you can participate from your desk or device.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Americans' memories of 9/11 will continue to shift as time passes, and individuals' memories will become less personal and more collective as a nation, says a Purdue University professor who studies history and memory.

Washington, DC - Major insurers such as Aetna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare recently announced their exit from state-sponsored insurance exchanges while the uninsured rate has fallen to a historic low, bringing into question the cost and quality of health care in America. With such developments in mind, the personal-finance website WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2016’s States with the Best & Worst Health Care.

Washington, DC - The United States strongly condemns North Korea’s launch of three ballistic missiles into the Sea of Japan. These launches, which have become far too common in the past several months, violate multiple UN Security Council Resolutions explicitly prohibiting North Korea's launches using ballistic missile technology.

Washington, DC - Friday the FBI is released a summary of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s July 2, 2016 interview with the FBI concerning allegations that classified information was improperly stored or transmitted on a personal e-mail server she used during her tenure.

Beaumont, Texas - A Mexican national was sentenced Thursday to two years in federal prison for drug trafficking-related crimes.