Mild equine asthma can distinguish winners from losers on the racetrack

West Lafayette, Indiana - From chariot racing in ancient Rome to the modern Kentucky Derby, horse racing has been celebrated in some form for more than a thousand years. Whether the horses’ hooves were pounding around in a dirt-filled coliseum or a racetrack surrounded by spectators in wide-brimmed hats, they probably had one thing in common: asthma.

Department of Justice to Hold Workshop on Competition in Television and Digital Advertising

Washington, DC - The Department of Justice will hold a public workshop on May 2-3, 2019, to explore industry dynamics in media advertising and the implications for antitrust enforcement and policy, including merger enforcement. The workshop will cover the different types of television and online advertising, and it will highlight, among other developments in the industry, the role of online and mobile advertising networks.

Make the Commitment to End Sexual Assault

Washington, DC - The Navy joins the Department of Defense (DoD) and the nation in observance of Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month (SAAPM) this April.

Fleet Activities Yokosuka's 26th Annual Spring Festival Attracts 37,000 Visitors

Yokosuka, Japan - U.S. Fleet Activities Yokosuka welcomed approximately 37,000 visitors to its 26th annual Spring Festival March 30.

Former Oroville Resident Sentenced to Home Detention for Making a False Bomb Threat

Sacramento, California - U.S. District Judge Troy L. Nunley sentenced Kao Xiong, 34, of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Thursday to time served plus five months of home detention and three years of supervised release for making a false bomb threat, U.S. Attorney McGregor W. Scott said today.

Special Representative for Syria Engagement Ambassador James Jeffrey Travels to Belgium

Washington, DC - The Secretary’s Special Representative for Syria Engagement, Ambassador James F. Jeffrey, will travel to Brussels, Belgium, to attend the Third Brussels Conference on “Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region,” co-hosted by the European Union and United Nations March 12-14. The Department’s participation in this conference underscores that, as the largest single donor of humanitarian assistance, U.S. support for the Syrian people remains unwavering.