Secretary of State John Kerry to Attend Interfaith Iftar to Mark World Refugee Day

Washington, DC - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will attend an interfaith Iftar reception to mark World Refugee Day at7:30 p.m. on June 20, 2016, at the All Dulles Area Muslim Society in Sterling, Virginia.

Obama Administration Recognizes the 100th Anniversary and Economic Benefits of America's National Parks

Washington, DC - As America celebrates the 100th anniversary of the creation of our national park system this year, the President and the First Family are traveling to Carlsbad Caverns National Park in New Mexico and Yosemite National Park in California.

NSA Annapolis Showcases Energy Initiatives

Washington, DC - Naval Support Activity Annapolis (NSAA) hosted the Association of Energy Engineers/National Capital Chapter for a presentation and tour of energy conservation initiatives in support of the Secretary of the Navy's Great Green Fleet (GGF) initiative, June 10.

Official start of “Monsoon Season”

Yuma, Arizona - This week mark’s the official start of “Monsoon Season” here in the desert southwest (officially June 15-Sept. 30, according to the National Weather Service). Some of the weather related hazards that could be encountered are Flash Floods, Lightening, Downburst Winds, Blowing Dust, and Excessive Heat. Sudden and intense storms can also down power lines and cause power outages.

Vice President Joe Biden on Mass Shooting in Orlando

Washington, DC - Vice President Joe Biden: "Last night, at least fifty innocent people gathering to celebrate love and life were brutally killed in an act of pure hate and unspeakable terror. Scores of others were injured in the attack. They were our brothers and our sisters; our friends, neighbors, and loved ones. In the coming days, we will learn more about these fifty souls and the lives they lived and the world they made better.