12/08/16 – John Glenn, the first American in orbit, has died at 95

December 8, 2016 : John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first U.S. astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an international hero and propelled him to a long career in the U.S. Senate, died December 8. The last survivor of the original Mercury 7 astronauts was 95. Before his first flight, Glenn reportedly asked Katherine ...
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FACT SHEET: At the United Nation Foundation’s Social Good Summit, Vice President Biden Announces New International Cooperation and Investments as Part

Fact Sheet Vice President Biden The White House September 21, 2016 For Immediate Release Announcements as part of the Cancer Moonshot include ten new Memoranda of Understanding (or Memoranda of Cooperation) for international cancer research and care, U.S. investment in regional centers of research excellence for low- and middle-income countries, and a commitment from the ...
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07/14/16 – Closing Remarks at the Internet Governance Forum USA

Remarks Daniel A. Sepulveda Ambassador Deputy Assistant Secretary and U.S. Coordinator for International Communications and Information Policy, Bureau of Economic and Business Affairs Center for Strategic and International Studies Washington, DC July 14, 2016 (As delivered) Thank you, Shane, for the introduction. I also want to thank the U.S. IGF Multistakeholder Planning Committee for planning ...
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Earth Day 2016

What makes Earth Day special and why we still need it   Earth Day is celebrated every year on April 22. The Earth Day Network, a loose coalition of 22,000 groups in 192 countries, coordinates activities that raise awareness of local environmental issues, as well as global climate change. U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson came up with the idea for a “national teach-in on the environment” to ...
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