Sacramento, California - Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. today issued the following statement regarding the death of former first lady Nancy Reagan:

Rochester, Minnesota - Overdose deaths involving benzodiazepine drugs, a class of sedatives that includes Xanax, Valium and Klonopin, have increased more than fourfold since 1996, according to a new study.

Washington, DC - As the agency charged with protecting America’s borders, welcoming visitors to the United States, and facilitating the nation’s international trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection plays a vital role in the national security and economic prosperity of the United States. Friday, CBP released its fiscal year 2015 travel and trade-related statistics.

Moscow, Russia - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) returned twenty-eight documents from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries to the Russian Federation. The documents were stolen from Russian State Archives and listed for sale by auction houses, art galleries and individuals. All of the returned items were recovered by HSI offices in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York and San Francisco between 2006 and 2012.

Washington, DC - NASA, in partnership with the Exploratorium Science Center in San Francisco, will host activities around the March 8 total solar eclipse, including opportunities to talk with solar scientists and live coverage of the eclipse originating from Woleai island in Micronesia.

Washington, DC - The Federal Election Commission cited a campaign committee today for failing to file the 12-Day Pre-Primary Election Report required by the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, as amended (the Act), for the Mississippi primary election that is being held on March 8, 2016.