Washington, DC - Today, Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan met with Malaysian Foreign Minister Anifah Aman in Washington, D.C. Deputy Secretary Sullivan and Foreign Minister Anifah affirmed the importance of the U.S.-Malaysia Comprehensive Partnership and pledged to continue to strengthen diplomatic, economic, and security ties.

Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Office of Partnerships & Public Engagement (OPPE) today announced up to $8.4 million in available funding for training and technical assistance for socially disadvantaged and veteran farmers and ranchers. Funding is made through the USDA’s Outreach and Assistance for Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers and Veteran Farmers and Ranchers Program (also known as the 2501 Program).

San Diego, California - The American Red Cross has been training people in this country with the skills they need to act in an emergency for more than a century. Today, nearly 5.9 million people a year receive Red Cross training and information in first aid, water safety and other skills that help save lives.

Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic and The Great Courses have collaborated to create another video-based course highlighting Mayo Clinic’s expertise to help consumers feel better and become healthier by following a diet program that fits comfortably into their lives.

San Diego, California - March is a traditional travel month for thousands of college students and families as spring break gets underway. And many of those travel destinations include sandy beaches. Dr. Pritish Tosh, an infectious diseases specialist at Mayo Clinic has a word of advice for those traveling outside of the U.S.: "While packing your beach bag, pack your sandals or shoes."

Washington, DC - Remarks at the 2018 Annual International Women of Courage Awards Ceremony:

Washington, DC - The former CEO of the Israel-based company Yukom Communications, a purported sales and marketing company, was charged in an indictment filed on March 22, for her alleged participation in a scheme to defraud investors in the United States and across the world in financial instruments known as “binary options.”