Washington, DC - At a time when people are more aware of and engaged in their health care than ever before, genetic risk testing can provide helpful information about an individual’s predisposition for certain diseases and conditions. These tests can prompt consumers to be more engaged in pursuing the benefits of healthy lifestyle choices and more aware of their health risks. Consumers are increasingly embracing genetic health risk (GHR) testing to better understand their individual risk for developing diseases. This engagement prompts some people to make more informed lifestyle choices.

Calexico, California - U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the El Centro Sector arrested a female El Salvadoran citizen, a previously deported sex trafficker, who illegally entered the United States Wednesday evening.

Singapore - The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) departed Singapore yesterday after completing a 14-month rotational deployment to Southeast Asia.

Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection announced today 30 tentative selections for new reimbursable services agreements through Section 481 of the Homeland Security Act, 2002 to promote economic growth in cross-border trade and travel across the country.

National Harbor, Maryland - Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced the Navy's newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 5, will be named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Miguel Keith during a ceremony in National Harbor, Maryland, today.

Washington, DC - Every day our power needs fluctuate causing grid operators to make quick decisions to balance the grid. This can happen on hot summer days when people are turning on their air conditioners or in the middle of winter when they crank up the heat. Either way, grid operators must find a way to meet rapid spike in energy demands.