Rochester, Minnesota - If you're ready to hit the slopes this winter, there are several things you can do to stay safe while downhill skiing. Making the right preparations with your equipment and body could help you avoid injury. Jason Howland has more in this Mayo Clinic Minute.

Anderson Air Force Base, Guam - Crewmembers assigned to the "Fighting Tigers" of Patrol Squadron Eight (VP-8) rescued three fishermen February 20 whose vessel was adrift in the South Pacific for eight days.

Jacksonville, Florida - The Team Navy trials for the 2018 Department of Defense (DoD) Warrior Games kick off tomorrow, at Naval Station (NAVSTA) Mayport, where over 70 seriously wounded, ill and injured Sailors and Coastguardsmen will compete for a spot to represent the Navy in this year's DoD Warrior Games.

Sacramento, California - California Attorney General Xavier Becerra today issued the following statement in response to the defendants’ decision to appeal California’s nationwide injunction that protects women’s access to birth control. The appeal seeks to revive the Trump Administration’s illegal regulations giving corporations and employers the power to deny hundreds of thousands of women access to birth control coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

San Diego, California - Steven G. Tappan has been named as the new chairman of the San Diego Zoo Global Board of Trustees, beginning his tenure this month. Tappan takes over the position recently vacated by board member Robert B. Horsman, who has served as chairman for the last three years. In his new role, Tappan will lead board members as they face a number of responsibilities, including fiduciary strategies and forward-facing tactics to keep the organization on track in its mission of saving species worldwide.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions offered his condolences and support for the people of Broward County, Florida Wednesday.  He also ordered the Department of Justice to assist the victims of the tragic shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School as well as the state and local agencies that are leading the investigation.

Washington, DC - Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued the following statement on the Senate’s confirmation of John C. Demers as Assistant Attorney General for the National Security Division: