The President and First Lady at the 2016 Easter Egg Roll

The President and First Lady at the 2016 Easter Egg Roll

Washington, DC…President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama deliver remarks from the White House Balcony at the 2016 Easter Egg Roll, the final Easter Egg Roll of the Obama administration, accompanied by Sunny, Bo and the Easter Bunny. South Lawn 10:41 A.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: How’s everybody doing today? (Applause.) Happy Easter! You guys […]

Modified Maggots Could Help Human Wound Healing

Modified Maggots Could Help Human Wound Healing

Raleigh, NC…In a proof-of-concept study, NC State University researchers show that genetically engineered green bottle fly (Lucilia sericata) larvae can produce and secrete a human growth factor – a molecule that helps promote cell growth and wound healing. Sterile, lab-raised green bottle fly larvae are used for maggot debridement therapy (MDT), in which maggots are […]

US Condemns Lahore Bombings

US Condemns Lahore Bombings

Washington, DC…The United States condemns in the strongest terms today’s appalling terrorist attack in Lahore, Pakistan. This cowardly act, which targeted innocent civilians in the Gulshan-e-Iqbal Park, has killed dozens and left scores injured. The United States stands with the people and Government of Pakistan at this difficult hour. We send our deepest condolences to […]

The Pope’s Easter Address Urbi et Orbi 2016.03.27

The Pope’s Easter Address  Urbi et Orbi 2016.03.27

Vatican City….Dear Brothers and Sisters, Happy Easter! Jesus Christ, the incarnation of God’s mercy, out of love for us, died on the cross, and out of love he rose again from the dead. That is why we proclaim today: Jesus is Lord! His resurrection fulfils the prophecy of the Psalm: God’s mercy endures for ever; […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Defeating ISIL

President Obama’s Weekly Address:  Defeating ISIL

Washington, DC…This week, our hearts are with the people of Belgium, as terrorist attacks claimed the lives of more than thirty people. Yesterday, we learned that at least two Americans were killed. We pray for their families and loved ones. At least fourteen Americans were injured. And we pray for their full recovery – along […]

Marine From California Identified As Victim Of ISIS Rocket Fire

Marine From California Identified As Victim Of ISIS Rocket Fire

Washington, DC…The Department of Defense announced today the death of a Marine who was supporting Operation Inherent Resolve. Staff Sgt. Louis F. Cardin, of Temecula, California, died Mar. 19 in northern Iraq, from wounds suffered when the enemy attacked his unit with rocket fire. The incident is under investigation. Cardin was assigned to the 2nd […]

Weekly Address: President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination

Weekly Address: President Obama’s Supreme Court Nomination

Washington, DC…Hi, everybody. One of the most consequential responsibilities our Constitution grants a President is appointing a Supreme Court Justice. The men and women who sit on the Supreme Court safeguard our rights. They ensure that ours is a system of laws, not of men. And they’re given the essential task of applying the principles […]

Secretary Kerry: Daesh Responsible for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity

Secretary Kerry: Daesh Responsible for Genocide, Crimes Against Humanity

Washington, DC…Good morning, everybody. In 2014, the terrorist group Daesh began to seize territory in Syria and Iraq, overrunning major cities and committing atrocities. The United States responded quickly by denouncing these horrific acts and – more importantly – taking coordinated actions to counter them. In September of that year, President Obama mobilized an international […]

Two & Half Men Left Standing In GOP Race. One Woman For The Dems

Two & Half Men Left Standing In GOP Race.  One Woman For The Dems

Washington, DC…The race for the White House picked up speed, clarity and focus as Donald Trump easily defeated Marco Rubio on his Florida home turf. The winner take all primary defeat sealed the fate of Rubio’s campaign and he suspended his campaign last night. Governor John Kasich proved he has half a chance to make […]

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