Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Passes Away At 79

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia Passes Away At 79

Marfa, TX…Antonin Scalia, Associate Justice has passed away at the age of 79. He reportedly died in his sleep last night in his hotel room while visiting Texas on a hunting trip. Justice Antonin Scalia was born in Trenton, New Jersey, March 11, 1936. He married Maureen McCarthy and has nine children – Ann Forrest, […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: The State of American Politics

President Obama’s Weekly Address: The State of American Politics

Springfield, IL…Hi, everybody. I’m speaking to you today from Springfield, Illinois. I spent eight years in the state senate here. It was a place where, for all our surface differences in a state as diverse as Illinois, my colleagues and I actually shared a lot in common. We fought for our principles, and voted against […]

State Dept. Releases Another Batch Of Clinton Emails…We Have Included Links

State Dept. Releases Another Batch Of Clinton Emails…We Have Included Links

Washington, DC…In December 2014, former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton provided the Department with emails that were sent or received by her while she was Secretary of State.    The Department is conducting a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) review of all emails provided by former Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton.  Starting in June 2015, a new […]

Sec State John Kerry Condemns DPRK Missile Launch

Sec State John Kerry Condemns DPRK Missile Launch

Washington, DC…The United States strongly condemns today’s missile launch by the D.P.R.K. — a flagrant violation of UN Security Council Resolutions related to the D.P.R.K. use of ballistic missile technology. This is the second time in just over a month that the D.P.R.K. has chosen to conduct a major provocation, threatening not only the security […]

Presidential Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change

Presidential Weekly Address: Doubling Our Clean Energy Funding to Address the Challenge of Climate Change

Washington, DC…Hi everybody. One of the things that makes America great is our passion for innovation – that spirit of discovery and entrepreneurship that helps us meet any challenge. One of the greatest challenges of our time is climate change. Over the last seven years, we’ve made historic investments in clean energy that helped private […]

WHO Declares Zika Virus A Global Health Emergency

WHO Declares Zika Virus A Global Health Emergency

Geneva…WHO Director-General, Margaret Chan, convened an International Health Regulations Emergency Committee on Zika virus and observed increase in neurological disorders and neonatal malformations. The Committee ascertained the outbreak constitutes a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. Outbreak in the Americas In May 2015, Brazil reported its first case of Zika virus disease. Since then, the […]

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Giving Every Student an Opportunity to Learn Through Computer Science For All

President Obama’s Weekly Address: Giving Every Student an Opportunity to Learn Through Computer Science For All

Washington, DC…Hi everybody. As I said in my State of the Union address, we live in a time of extraordinary change – change that’s affecting the way we live and the way we work. New technology replaces any job where work can be automated. Workers need more skills to get ahead. These changes aren’t new, […]

Remembering Holocaust, UN Urges All To Denounce Ideologies That Pit People Against Each Other

Remembering Holocaust, UN Urges All To Denounce Ideologies That Pit People Against Each Other

27 January 2016 – Marking the International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged everyone to denounce political and religious ideologies that set people against people. “The Holocaust was a colossal crime,” said Mr. Ban in a message. “No-one can deny the evidence that […]

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