Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd Top 58th GRAMMY Nominations

Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, The Weeknd Top 58th GRAMMY Nominations

Los Angeles, CA…The Recording Academy® announced nominations for the 58th Annual GRAMMYAwards® in all 83 categories this morning. Reflecting a diverse blend of talented music makers, this year’s nominees were selected from more than 21,000 submissions entered. As the only peer-based music award, the GRAMMY Awards are voted on by The Academy’s membership body of […]

President Obama Addresses the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe

President Obama Addresses the Nation on Keeping the American People Safe

Washington, DC…Good evening. On Wednesday, 14 Americans were killed as they came together to celebrate the holidays. They were taken from family and friends who loved them deeply. They were white and black; Latino and Asian; immigrants and American-born; moms and dads; daughters and sons. Each of them served their fellow citizens and all of […]

Latest Scans Show Carter Cancer Free

Latest Scans Show Carter Cancer Free

Plains, GA…Statement from Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter: “My most recent MRI brain scan did not reveal any signs of the original cancer spots nor any new ones. I will continue to receive regular 3-week immunotherapy treatments of pembrolizumab” ### “Waging Peace. Fighting Disease. Building Hope.” A not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization, The Carter Center has helped […]

President’s Weekly Address: We Will Not Be Terrorized

President’s Weekly Address: We Will Not Be Terrorized

Washington, DC… Hi, everybody. This weekend, our hearts are with the people of San Bernardino—another American community shattered by unspeakable violence. We salute the first responders—the police, the SWAT teams, the EMTs—who responded so quickly, with such courage, and saved lives. We pray for the injured as they fight to recover from their wounds. Most […]

FBI Will Investigate San Bernadino Shootings as Terrorist Act

FBI Will Investigate San Bernadino Shootings as Terrorist Act

Washington, DC…The FBI announced today that it has taken the lead on the investigation into the mass shooting that occurred earlier this week in San Bernadino, California, and that the attack that killed 14 people and injured 21 others has been deemed an act of terrorism. “This is now a federal terrorism investigation, led by […]

Bump For Trump As Carson Fades In Republican Race, Quinnipiac Poll Finds; Clinton, Sanders Surge In Matchups

Bump For Trump As Carson Fades In Republican Race, Quinnipiac Poll Finds; Clinton, Sanders Surge In Matchups

North Haven, CT…Eleven months before the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump is the undisputed leader in the Republican field, as Dr. Ben Carson, in a virtual tie with Trump four weeks ago, drops to third place, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. On the Democratic side, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton […]

Dunford: ISIL Wants U.S. to Be Impetuous in Iraq, Syria

Dunford: ISIL Wants U.S. to Be Impetuous in Iraq, Syria

Washington, DC…The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant wants the United States to be “impetuous right now, as opposed to being aggressive,” the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told the House Armed Services Committee today. ISIL “would love nothing more than a large presence of U.S. forces on the ground in Iraq […]

Manufacturing Sector Contracted In November

Manufacturing Sector Contracted In November

Tempe, Arizona…Economic activity in the manufacturing sector contracted in November for the first time in 36 months, since November 2012, while the overall economy grew for the 78th consecutive month, say the nation’s supply executives in the latest Manufacturing ISM® Report On Business®. The report was issued today by Bradley J. Holcomb, CPSM, CPSD, chair […]

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