Washington, DC - Tuesday the FBI released Hate Crime Statistics, 2017, the Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program’s latest compilation about bias-motivated incidents throughout the nation. The 2017 data, submitted by 16,149 law enforcement agencies (up from 15,254 agencies in 2016), provide information about the offenses, victims, offenders, and locations of hate crimes.

Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Matthew Krueger, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, announced today that a federal grand jury has returned a nine-count indictment charging Jose Facio-Santos (age 39), a Mexican citizen, with illegal reentry by a previously deported alien, in violation of Title 8, United States Code, § 1326(a); three counts of the unlawful possession of firearms, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, § 922(g)(5); three counts of drug distribution in violation of Title 21, United States Code, §§ 841(a)(1), (b)(1)(C), and Title 18, United States Code, § 2; and two counts of aiding women traveling across state lines for the purposes of prostitution, in violation of Title 18, United States Code, §§ 2421 and 2.

San Diego, California - While golf equipment and custom club fitting have advanced tremendously in the past decade, an area that hasn’t evolved as quickly has been golf shafts – particularly for amateur golfers. The highest quality shafts are geared toward PGA Tour players, which means that if you’re not swinging as hard as the pros you’re probably not getting the best performing products.

Washington, DC - NASA's Mars Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander is scheduled to touch down on the Red Planet at approximately 3 p.m. EST November 26, and viewers everywhere can watch coverage of the event live on NASA Television, the agency's website and social media platforms.

Washington, DC - With the 2018-2019 school year underway, K-12 students have new opportunities for learning. Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) teachers also have new prospects to sharpen their skills and innovate in their classrooms.

Washington, DC - National Institutes of Health scientists and their collaborators found that hepatitis B virus (HBV)-associated acute liver failure (ALF), a rare condition that can turn fatal within days without liver transplantation results from an uncommon encounter between a highly mutated HBV variant and an unusual immune response in the patient’s liver that is mainly sustained by antibody-producing B cells.