Yuma, Arizona - Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, and plenty of severe weather last week in YUMA! This is a good time to ask yourself, what is your level of personal and family preparedness? How would you react if faced with having to leave your home? How about if utilities like electricity, gas, water, or telephone service are disrupted? What if grocery stores are closed due to the emergency? The Yuma area is not immune.

Washington, DC - We are deeply saddened by the passing of Nancy Dupree, who was a pillar of the American community in Afghanistan for decades. Her work to preserve the history and culture of Afghanistan began when she first arrived in Kabul in 1962.

Washington, DC - Mars, Incorporated has agreed to divest 12 veterinary clinics around the United States that provide specialty and emergency services to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that Mars’s $9.1 billion acquisition of pet care company VCA Inc. would violate federal antitrust laws.

Washington, DC - Today, Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan met with Communist Party of Vietnam External Relations Chairman Hoang Binh Quan to discuss a range of bilateral and regional issues.

Somerton, Arizona - Families are invited to the Somerton Library on Thursday, September 7th, at 5:00 p.m. for the Rutas de México (Routes of Mexico) Movie Series! Learn about México’s rich culture and heritage from the comfort of the library.