Washington, DC - Today the Federal Trade Commission announced that the agency is streamlining requirements under the Fur, Textile and Wool Labeling Rules as part of Acting Chairman Maureen K. Ohlhausen’s regulatory reform agenda.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "The Government of the United States joins me in sending best wishes as the people of Nicaragua mark the occasion of your 196th anniversary of independence September 15.

Washington, DC - We are deeply saddened by the passing of Nancy Dupree, who was a pillar of the American community in Afghanistan for decades. Her work to preserve the history and culture of Afghanistan began when she first arrived in Kabul in 1962.

Yuma, Arizona - Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and plenty of severe weather last week in YUMA! This is a good time to ask yourself, what is your level of personal and family preparedness? How would you react if faced with having to leave your home? How about if utilities like electricity, gas, water, or telephone service are disrupted? What if grocery stores are closed due to the emergency? The Yuma area is not immune.

Washington, DC - Today, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan met with Communist Party of Vietnam External Relations Chairman Hoang Binh Quan to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues.