2016 Marks Three Consecutive Years Of Record Warmth For The Globe

2016 Marks Three Consecutive Years Of Record Warmth For The Globe

Washington, DC…With a boost from El Nino, 2016 began with a bang. For eight consecutive months, January to August, the globe experienced record warm heat. With this as a catalyst, the 2016 globally averaged surface temperature ended as the highest since record keeping began in 1880, according to scientists from NOAA’s National Centers for Environmental […]

Study Finds There May Be A Blessing In The Curse

Study Finds There May Be A Blessing In The Curse

Cambridge, UK…It’s long been associated with anger and coarseness but profanity can have another, more positive connotation. Psychologists have learned that people who frequently curse are being more honest. Writing in the journal Social Psychological and Personality Science a team of researchers from the Netherlands, the UK, the USA and Hong Kong report that people […]

CTA & NEA Presidents To Join LA Educators Declaring That Schools Are Safe Havens For All Students In National Event

CTA & NEA Presidents To Join LA Educators Declaring  That Schools Are Safe Havens For All Students In National Event

Burlingame, CA…In a sign of rising resistance to federal threats to public schools, California educators will join with parents, students, labor and civic leaders and communities on Thursday in calling for every student to have access to a high-quality public education and in standing up against extremist, anti-public school political agendas. This national day of […]

Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Commuted By President Obama, 273 Pardons & Commutations So Far

Chelsea Manning’s Sentence Commuted By President Obama, 273 Pardons & Commutations So Far

Washington, DC…On January 17, 2017, the Obama administration announced that Manning would be freed on May 17, 2017, under a commutation of her sentence granted by President Obama. The following is the statement from the White House on The President’s pardons and commutations so far. “Today, 273 individuals learned that the President has given them […]

Schedule of Events For Presidential Inauguration Starting January 19th

Schedule of Events For Presidential Inauguration Starting January 19th

Washington, DC…The Presidential Inaugural Committee (PIC) released the schedule of official events for the 58th Presidential Inauguration. The official portion of the inaugural will begin with the President-elect and Vice President-elect laying a wreath at Arlington National Cemetery, continue with a welcome concert on Thursday, January 19th, and end with the National Prayer Service on […]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus Will End Its 146 Year Run in May

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Circus Will End Its 146 Year Run in May

Ellenton, Fl…Feld Entertainment Inc., parent company of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® and the world’s largest producer of live family entertainment, announced today that the iconic 146-year-old circus would hold its final performances later this year. Ringling Bros.®’ two circus units will conclude their tours with their final shows at the Dunkin’ Donuts Center […]

SpaceX Successfully Launched 10 Iridium Satellites Today As Launches Resume

SpaceX Successfully Launched 10 Iridium Satellites Today As Launches Resume

Vanderberg, CA…From Spacex: “On January 14, 2017, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 successfully delivered 10 satellites to low-Earth orbit for Iridium, a global leader in mobile voice and data satellite communications. The 10 satellites are the first of at least 70 satellites that SpaceX will launch for Iridium’s next generation global satellite constellation, Iridium NEXT. Below is […]

President Obama’s Last Weekly Address: The Honor of Serving You as President

President Obama’s Last Weekly Address: The Honor of Serving You as President

Washington, DC…This week, I traveled to Chicago to deliver my final farewell address to the nation, following in the tradition of Presidents before me. It was an opportunity to say thank you. Whether we’ve seen eye-to-eye or rarely agreed at all, my conversations with you, the American people – in living rooms and schools; at […]

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