Washington, DC - On TV crime shows, forensic evidence is collected, analyzed, the suspect positively identified, arrested, convicted, and imprisoned—all in under an hour. There are (usually) no mistakes in the collection or analysis (unless that would make for a better story), and when the forensics expert is called to the stand, they are absolutely certain of their conclusions. “It couldn’t have been anyone else, counselor,” the expert says. “It’s a slam dunk.”

The Hague - U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) Executive Associate Director Peter T. Edge and Europol Director Rob Wainwright signed an agreement formalizing HSI’s membership in Europol’s Focal Point (FP) Sustrans, which targets organized crime networks involved in money laundering.

Changi, Singapore - U.S. Navy aircraft are participating in the Singapore International Airshow February 16-21 held at the renowned Changi National Exhibition Center in Changi, Singapore.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: "I am saddened by the news that former UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali has passed away and express my deepest condolences to his family.

Washington, DC - The Energy Department today announced $3 million for ten new projects that will enable private-sector companies to use high-performance computing resources at the department's national laboratories to tackle major manufacturing challenges.

Sacramento, California - The USDA has announced a joint agreement with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to increase employment opportunities in the agricultural sector for military veterans and their spouses.