San Diego, California (NAPSI) - One film star is stepping out of the spotlight to shine a light on homeless pets. It turns out that Josh Duhamel, an actor known for numerous action films, has a serious soft spot when it comes to pet adoption.

San Clemente, California - The White House released the federal budget for FY2015 yesterday that proposes to eliminate all funding for the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) BEACH Act grant program that supports water-testing programs at beaches around the country.

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice announced today that a federal criminal complaint has been filed in the Eastern District of Virginia charging defendants Abdelkader and Hnia Amal with immigration offenses in connection with allegations that they held a woman in their home as a domestic servant for three years.  The defendants were each charged with one count of alien harboring for commercial advantage and private financial gain.

Guangzhou, China - In an important symbol of our bilateral relationship with the People’s Republic of China, Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick F. Kennedy; Charge d’Affaires Dan Kritenbrink; Consul General Jennifer Zimdahl Galt; and Deputy Director of the Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations Casey Jones alongside local Chinese officials hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new U.S. Consulate General in Guangzhou today.

Washington, DC - The Navy joins the nation in celebrating Women's History Month during March.

San Diego, California - Two men are charged in indictments unsealed this week with hacking into the computer servers of a major U.S. mortgage broker to steal personal information and use it to siphon funds from the brokerage accounts of thousands of victims.

Washington, DC - Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Mike Stevens released this week another episode of "Conversation with a Shipmate" further discussing the Navy's commitment to ethics.