Washington, DC - A Mt. Juliet, Tennessee, man was convicted today by a federal jury on child pornography charges relating to his participation in two websites that were operated for the purpose of coercing and enticing minors to engage in sexually explicit conduct on web camera.

Washington, DC - A former Minister of Defense (1979-1983) of El Salvador was removed from the United States Friday by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement's (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers for his role in the commission of human rights violations during the Civil War in El Salvador. The 1980-1992 war resulted in the death of more than 70,000 civilians.

Washington, DC - President Obama will welcome Prime Minister Turnbull of Australia to the White house on January 19, 2016, on his first trip to Washington since assuming office. 

Washington, DC - Over the course of President Obama’s Administration, and particularly since the White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism in February 2015, the United States Government has focused on strengthening our effort to prevent violent extremists from radicalizing and mobilizing recruits at home and abroad. The horrific attacks in Paris and San Bernardino this winter underscored the need for the United States and our partners in the international community and the private sector to deny violent extremists like ISIL fertile recruitment ground.

Washington, DC - After a public comment period, the Federal Trade Commission has approved a final order resolving the Commission’s complaint against Craig Brittain, alleging he used deception to acquire and post intimate images of women, then referred them to another website he controlled, where they were told they could have the pictures removed if they paid hundreds of dollars.

Washington, DC - Want to join a group that has included four Nobel Prize recipients? Apply to the latest round of the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s (NIST) long-running Precision Measurement Grants Program (PMGP).