Houston, Texas - A fugitive recently arrested in Houston, Texas, for the 2009 rape of a 13-year-old girl has been remanded into the custody of the Harris County Sheriff's Office (HCSO) on a felony warrant and is awaiting extradition to Virginia.

Washington, DC - In this week's address, President Obama offered his thoughts and prayers to the people of Belgium and to families of the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels, including at least two Americans. He reiterated our support of Belgium as a close friend and ally of the United States, especially in the fight against terrorism. 

Washington, DC - The White House announces the full program, activities, and talent line-up for the 2016 White House Easter Egg Roll, a tradition in its 138th year and the largest annual public event at the White House.

Washington, DC - Although the United States is not a voting member of the UN Human Rights Council this year - taking a mandatory year off, while standing for re-election in the fall – it maintains robust engagement in the Council, working with countries from all regions to address urgent human rights situations and issues. At the Council’s 31st Session in Geneva from February 29 - March 24, U.S. leadership proved critical to shaping the international community’s response to these challenges.

Suitland, Maryland - The men and women of the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) celebrated the 134th anniversary of the establishment of America's longest-serving intelligence agency in a March 23 ceremony at the National Maritime Intelligence Center, the command's headquarters.

Reston, Virginia - On March 28, USGS scientists will release a report and the first-ever maps showing potential ground-shaking hazards from both human-induced and natural earthquakes. In the past, USGS maps only identified natural earthquake hazards.