After North Korea offered to have high-level talks with the United States, China announced that it will be hosting talks with Pyongyang. ... Full story
The oldest member of the Senate and the last surviving World War II survivor in the Senate passed away due to complications of viral pneumonia in New York's Presbyterian Hospital at 4:02 am this Monday morning. ... Full story
It was reported by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation that Chinese hackers had located and stolen the blueprints for the $630 million spy agency headquarters that is nearing completion in Canberra. ... Full story
SEATTLE ─ A change-of-command ceremony is scheduled for the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy at the Coast Guard Base Seattle gymnasium, Thursday, at 10 a.m. ... Full story
A call went in to Coast Guard District 17 watchstanders at 2:28 pm on Thursday requesting a medevac. ... Full story
Representatives Young, Huffman and Thompson Introduce GE Salmon Bill to Protect American Consumers and Fisheries
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Continuing their fight against genetically engineered salmon, Alaskan Congressman Don Young along with Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) and Rep. Jared Huffman (D-CA) today introduced H.R. 1667, the Prevention of Escapement of Genetically Altered Salmon in the United States (PEGASUS) Act, aimed at keeping genetically engineered (GE) fish off the nation’s dinner plates and away from our nation’s oceans. ... Full story
This week, the President, Vice President and First Lady continued to call for action to reduce gun violence, while the President announced the Fiscal Year 2014 Budget, conferred the Medal of Honor, met with UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, and held an Easter Prayer breakfast.
President Obama presents the Commander-in-Chief Trophy to the U.S. Naval Academy Football Team. April 12, 2013.
President Obama tells the American people about the budget he is sending to Congress, which makes the tough choices required to grow our economy and shrink our deficits.
The comet that will make its closest approach to the sun on November 28th, had its picture taken by the Hubble telescope on April 10th. ... Full story