A high-fiber diet may improve the response of melanoma patients to immunotherapy

Washington, DC - A diet rich in fiber may help some people being treated for melanoma respond to immunotherapy treatment by influencing the gut microbiome, according to a new study led by researchers at the Center for Cancer Research at the National Cancer Institute (NCI), part of the National Institutes of Health, and the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Results from the study, which analyzed both people with melanoma and mouse models of the disease, appear in Science.

Child Molester Luis Aguirre extradited back to the United States from Mexico

Phoenix, Arizona - Last night, Luis Aguirre, 46, was extradited back to the United States after his arrest in Chihuahua, Mexico. Aguirre, who had a warrant for his arrest from 2011 was wanted by the Goodyear Police Department for molestation of a child, sexual abuse, and sexual conduct with a minor.

Bridge too Heavy

Akron, Ohio - You got to wonder what the thief was going to do with a 58 foot long pedestrian bridge he stole from a park in Akron. 

California Attorney General: Arizona’s Abortion “Reason Ban” is Unconstitutional and Should Remain Blocked

Oakland, California - California Attorney General Rob Bonta today continued his staunch opposition to the coordinated and unconstitutional attempt to roll back reproductive rights in the United States. Attorney General Bonta led a coalition of state attorneys general in filing an amicus brief supporting a challenge to an Arizona “reason ban” that prohibits abortion when it is sought because of the presence of a fetal abnormality.

Justice Department Awards More Than $110 Million to Support Currently and Formerly Incarcerated Individuals

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice’s Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Friday announced awards totaling more than $110.7 million to reduce recidivism and support adults and youth returning to their communities after confinement.