Salt Lake City, Utah - The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints released the following statement Wednesday, January 3, 2018, about President Thomas S. Monson:

Washington, DC - Friday, the Office of National Drug Control Policy released the Trump Administration’s reaction to the Final Report of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis and a summary of major actions taken by the Administration this year.

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson: "Today, the United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a new resolution that will help Member States detect and counter the threat posed by foreign terrorist fighters (FTFs), especially those returning from the conflict zone in Iraq and Syria. Resolution 2396 is particularly timely, given the collapse of ISIS’s false caliphate and its continuing efforts to commit terrorist attacks around the world.

Washington, DC - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Kansas Department of Health and Environment have linked one person’s Salmonella Oranienburg infection to taking rattlesnake pills. Rattlesnake pills are often marketed as remedies for various conditions, such as cancer and HIV infection. These pills contain dehydrated rattlesnake meat ground into a powder and put into pill form. CDC recommends that you talk to your health care provider if you are considering taking rattlesnake pills, especially if you are in a group more likely to get a severe Salmonella infection.

Mobile, Alabama - Bismarck, North Dakota native 2nd mate Patricia Evenson had the honor of signing the acceptance of the U.S. Navy's newest expeditionary fast transport, USNS City of Bismarck (T-EPF 9), during a delivery ceremony held in Mobile, Alabama.