A Proclamation on National Day Of Prayer

A Proclamation on National Day Of Prayer

Washington, DC…Throughout our history, Americans of many religions and belief systems have turned to prayer for strength, hope, and guidance. Prayer has nourished countless souls and powered moral movements — including essential fights against racial injustice, child labor, and infringement on the rights of disabled Americans. Prayer is also a daily practice for many, whether […]

U.S. State Dept. on World Press Freedom Day

U.S. State Dept. on World Press Freedom Day

Washington, DC…The United States joins the international community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day. Information and knowledge are powerful tools, and a free and independent press is the core institution connecting publics to the information they need to advocate for themselves, make informed decisions, and hold governmental officials accountable. The United States advocates for press […]

Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

Crew-1 Astronauts Safely Splash Down After Space Station Mission

Panama City, FL…Four astronauts splashed down safely in the Gulf of Mexico Sunday, completing NASA’s first commercial crew, long-duration mission aboard the International Space Station. The return comes nearly six months after the crew members arrived at the microgravity laboratory and also marks the longest-duration mission of a crewed American spacecraft to date. NASA astronauts […]

President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day

President Joe Biden on Armenian Remembrance Day

Washington, DC…Each year on this day, we remember the lives of all those who died in the Ottoman-era Armenian genocide and recommit ourselves to preventing such an atrocity from ever again occurring. Beginning on April 24, 1915, with the arrest of Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Constantinople by Ottoman authorities, one and a half […]

Former Vice President Walter Frederick “Fritz” Mondale 1928 – 2021

Former Vice President Walter Frederick “Fritz” Mondale 1928 – 2021

Minneapolis, MN….Walter Frederick “Fritz” Mondale (January 5, 1928 – April 19, 2021.  The following is a statement from his family.  “It is with profound sadness that we share news that our beloved dad passed away today in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  As proud as we were of him leading the presidential ticket for Democrats in 1984, we […]

The Funeral of The Duke of Edinburgh

The Funeral of The Duke of Edinburgh

London, UK…This afternoon, The Duke of Edinburgh’s Funeral took place at Windsor Castle. In line with government guidelines, the event was scaled back and it was a very personal family occasion which recognised His Royal Highness’s military associations and included some unique personal touches, which had been specially requested by The Duke. Watch the ceremony […]

No Charges Against Capital Police Officer who Killed Unarmed Ashli Babbitt on January 6th

No Charges Against Capital Police Officer who Killed  Unarmed Ashli Babbitt on January 6th

Washington, DC…The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia and the Civil Rights Division of the U.S. Department of Justice will not pursue criminal charges against the U.S. Capitol Police officer involved in the fatal shooting of 35-year-old Ashli Babbitt, the Office announced today. The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia’s Public […]

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