Colin Luther Powell 1937 – 2021 Former National Security Advisor, Joint Chiefs Chairman & Secretary of State.

Colin Luther Powell 1937 – 2021 Former National Security Advisor, Joint Chiefs Chairman & Secretary of State.

Washington, DC…Colin Luther Powell April 5, 1937 – October 18, 2021. American politician, diplomat and four-star general who served as the 65th United States Secretary of State from 2001 to 2005. He served as the 16th United States National Security Advisor from 1987 to 1989 and as the 12th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of […]

A Bit of Wisdom from President Eisenhower

A Bit of Wisdom from President Eisenhower

“Farming looks mighty easy when your plow is a pencil and you’re a thousand miles from the corn field.” ~ Dwight D. Eisenhower October 14, 1890 – March 28, 1969 Eisenhower speaks with men of the 502nd Parachute Infantry Regiment, part of the 101st Airborne Division, on June 5, 1944, the day before the D-Day […]

2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to be Harvested in California on Oct. 24

2021 U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree to be Harvested in California on Oct. 24

Mad River, CA…After almost a year of planning, the U.S. Capitol Christmas Tree, an 84-foot white fir nicknamed “Sugar Bear,” will be harvested from the Six Rivers National Forest in a virtual ceremony on  Oct. 24, 2021 at 10 AM.     The harvest ceremony will include a blessing by the Lassic Band of Wylacki-Wintoon Family […]

Nets Suspend Kyrie Irving Due to Lack of Covid Vaccination

Nets Suspend Kyrie Irving Due to Lack of Covid Vaccination

Brooklyn, NY…The following statement has been released by General Manager Sean Marks: “Given the evolving nature of the situation and after thorough deliberation, we have decided Kyrie Irving will not play or practice with the team until he is eligible to be a full participant. Kyrie has made a personal choice, and we respect his […]

Monterey Bay Aquarium on the Huntington Beach Oil Spill

Monterey Bay Aquarium on the Huntington Beach Oil Spill

Monterey, CA…Monterey Bay Aquarium is unequivocal in our opposition to offshore oil and gas development. Oil spills threaten our coastline, our wildlife, our economy, and our health. “California is no stranger to the destructive impacts of oil spills and offshore oil drilling. The 1969 Santa Barbara Channel disaster was a catalyst for the modern environmental […]

Bears Ears National Monument Restored

Bears Ears National Monument Restored

Washington, DC…Today, President Joseph Biden issued an Executive Proclamation restoring Bears Ears National Monument, Grand Staircase-Escalante in southeast Utah and Northeast Canyon and Seamounts Marine National Monument on the New England coast. The protection of Bears Ears National Monument has been one of the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s top priorities for the past decade. […]

Multiple Agencies Working Newport Beach Oil Spill

Multiple Agencies Working Newport Beach Oil Spill

Long Beach, CA…The unified command is continuing its response Sunday to the reported oil spill off Newport Beach. All available actions are being taken to ensure the safety of the public and response personnel, to control the source and recover spilled materials, to maximize the protection of environmentally sensitive areas and minimize impact to maritime […]

If Authorized Molnupiravir Could be the First Oral Antiviral Medicine for COVID-19 as Merck Plans to Seek Emergency Use Authorization in the U.S. & Worldwide!

If Authorized Molnupiravir Could be the First Oral Antiviral Medicine for COVID-19 as Merck Plans to Seek Emergency Use Authorization in the U.S. & Worldwide!

Kenilworth, NJ…Merck (NYSE: MRK), known as MSD outside the United States and Canada, and Ridgeback Biotherapeutics today announced that molnupiravir (MK-4482, EIDD-2801), an investigational oral antiviral medicine, significantly reduced the risk of hospitalization or death at a planned interim analysis of the Phase 3 MOVe-OUT trial in at risk, non-hospitalized adult patients with mild-to-moderate COVID-19. […]

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