Washington, DC - A new Spanish language video testimonial released today by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) underscore the grim realities thousands of migrants endure in their journey from Central America to the U.S. border in the hands of merciless human smugglers.

Washington, DC - The Federal Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will co-host a roundtable in Washington, D.C. on October 20, 2016, to help the agencies better understand how consumers perceive “organic” claims for non-agricultural products, such as personal care products.

San Francisco, California - After an approximately three-month trial, four Nuestra Familia gang members have been convicted for their roles in a wide-ranging racketeering conspiracy that involved several murders, drug trafficking and firearms offenses, among other related offenses.

Washington, DC - The Long-Run Effects of Employment Regulation on California’s Economy via US Chamber of Commerce:

San Diego, California - Biologists at the San Diego Zoo have always known that the critically endangered Pacific pocket mouse is able to be born, reproduce and give birth within the same breeding season, but they had never experienced this in its captive breeding program—until now. This month, three female “young of the year” Pacific pocket mice that were born in April at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park successfully gave birth to their first litters of pups.

Washington, DC - First responders often have trouble communicating with each other in emergencies. They may use different types of radios, or they may be working in rural areas lacking wireless coverage, or they may be deep inside large buildings that block connections.