Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry met with the foreign ministers of the ten ASEAN Member States for the ASEAN-U.S. Ministerial Meeting to discuss shared priorities in the U.S.-ASEAN Strategic Partnership. This partnership commits all parties to strengthening democracy and enhancing good governance to build up a politically cohesive, economically integrated, and people-centered ASEAN Community.

Washington, DC - Is empathy the result of gut intuition or careful reasoning? Research published by the American Psychological Association suggests that, contrary to popular belief, the latter may be more the case.

Washington, DC - Secretary Kerry met today in London with UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura to discuss the situation in Syria and ongoing efforts to achieve a political solution to the conflict there.

Washington, DC - House of Smoke, Inc., a Ft. Lupton, Colorado, establishment, is recalling approximately 4,692 pounds of Wild Boar Brotwurst products due to nitrite levels in excess of the regulatory limit, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

Yuma, Arizona - Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents arrested a male Mexican national - later determined to be in the U.S. illegally - attempting to circumvent the traffic checkpoint on I-8, east of Yuma, Thursday.