Bringing Home 20 Local Sailors, USS Ronald Reagan arrives Guam

Asan, Guam - With 5,000 Sailors aboard, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) arrived in Guam for a port call Monday.

How Reliable Are Turtles for Measuring Ocean Trash and Marine Health?

Washington, DC - When a sea turtle turns up dead on the beach, it often makes the news, especially if the death appears to result from plastic debris in the turtle’s stomach. Scientists and the public in general are concerned about the increase in ocean trash and the effects of plastics on marine life. Many view the news reports as scientific updates and assume turtles are like canaries in coal mines when it comes to monitoring the health of the ocean and marine life.

Vice President’s Meeting with Republic of Indonesia Vice President Jusuf Kalla

Washington, DC - The Vice President met today with the Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, Mr. Jusuf Kalla. The Vice President reaffirmed the United States’ Strategic Partnership with Indonesia and the 70 years of bilateral relations that the two nations will celebrate in 2019. He congratulated the Vice President on Indonesia’s election to the UN Security Council for the year ahead.

President Donald J. Trump to Award the Medal of Honor

Washington, DC - On Wednesday, October 17, 2018, President Donald J. Trump will award the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Major John L. Canley, United States Marine Corps (Retired), for conspicuous gallantry.

The punch line was a payoff

Houston, Texas - A pair of practical jokers hit the jackpot when they surreptitiously put up a homemade poster on the wall of their local McDonald’s in Houston, TX. The Association of Mature American Citizens says it all started when the two noticed that the eatery was adorned with multiple posters showing individuals of various ethnicity noshing away at their fast food of choice.

Republic of Guinea Bissau's National Day

Washington, DC - Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "On behalf of the Government of the United States of America, I send my best wishes to the people of Guinea-Bissau as they celebrate 45 years of independence.