Battling the Zika Virus in the United States

Battling the Zika Virus in the United States

Since its origin in Entebbe, Uganda, in 1947, the Zika virus has spread through Brazil, into South and Central America and the Caribbean. The Zika virus is contracted through a bite from an Aedes aegypti or Aedes albopictus mosquito, native to Brazil. It can also be transferred through sexual intercourse with an infected person. The […]

U.S. Register of Copyrights at the Library of Congress Resigns Suddenly

U.S. Register of Copyrights at the Library of Congress Resigns Suddenly

On Monday, Oct. 24, 2016, the United States (U.S.) Register of Copyrights at the Library of Congress, Maria Pallante, resigned suddenly. Pallante’s letter of resignation, leaked to “The Hollywood Reporter,” came after the newly appointed Librarian of Congress, Carla Hayden, announced that Pallante had been moved to another position, senior advisor for digital strategy. At this […]

Obama Calls Out Congress Saudi ‘Slip-Up’

Obama Calls Out Congress Saudi ‘Slip-Up’

President Barack Obama, on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, expressed to Jake Tapper, CNN’s American journalist, that Congress made a significant error. This mistake took place right after Obama vetoed a bill that would allow families of those killed during the 9/11 terror assaults take legal action against Saudi Arabia. During a town hall meeting, Obama […]

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