Washington, DC - The United States condemns in the strongest terms terrorist attacks yesterday and today in southeastern Turkey. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the families and loved ones of those killed, and we wish a speedy recovery to those injured.

Washington, DC - The Naval History and Heritage Command (NHHC) Underwater Archaeology Branch recently began an assessment of a M1 Garand rifle used by U.S. Marine Corps raiders during the Makin Island raid in World War II.

Washington, DC - Heavy duty vehicles account for more than 20 percent of carbon pollution from transportation and without additional action, the amount of emissions is expected to grow. That is why, in the first term, President Obama worked with the trucking industry to put in place the first-ever national policy to increase fuel economy and decrease carbon pollution for Model Years 2014 – 2018 medium- and heavy duty vehicles, while making historic investments to boost innovation in new technologies.

Dallas, Texas - Three Dallas area auto dealers, collectively known as Southwest Kia, have agreed to pay an $85,000 civil penalty to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that they violated an FTC administrative order barring them from deceptively advertising the cost of buying or leasing a car.

Okinawa, Japan - Amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) made a port visit to White Beach, Okinawa, today.