Cyberspace Solarium Commission Calls for “Speed and Agility” to Improve American Cyber Defenses

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Calls for “Speed and Agility” to Improve American Cyber Defenses

Washington, DC…U.S. Senator Angus King (I-Maine) and Congressman Mike Gallagher (R-Wis.), co-chairs of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission (CSC), today announced the release of the CSC’s report on how to best protect the nation’s critical infrastructure from a cyberattack of significant consequence. In today’s report, the CSC lays out a comprehensive strategy to restore deterrence in […]

President Trump’s Coronavirus Address to the Nation

President Trump’s Coronavirus Address to the Nation

Washington, DC…My fellow Americans: Tonight, I want to speak with you about our nation’s unprecedented response to the coronavirus outbreak that started in China and is now spreading throughout the world. Today, the World Health Organization officially announced that this is a global pandemic. We have been in frequent contact with our allies, and we […]

WHO Director General’s Remarks Declaring Covid-19 Outbreak as a Pandemic

WHO Director General’s Remarks Declaring Covid-19 Outbreak as a Pandemic

Geneva, Switzerland…Good afternoon. In the past two weeks, the number of cases of COVID-19 outside China has increased 13-fold, and the number of affected countries has tripled. There are now more than 118,000 cases in 114 countries, and 4,291 people have lost their lives. Thousands more are fighting for their lives in hospitals. In the […]

Quest Diagnostics Launches Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Test. Started Receiving Specimens March 9th

Quest Diagnostics Launches Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Test.  Started Receiving Specimens March 9th

Secaucus, NJ…Quest Diagnostics (NYSE: DGX), the world’s leading provider of diagnostic information services, has launched a coronavirus (COVID-19) test service. The new test service aids the presumptive detection of nucleic acid in respiratory specimens of patients meeting CDC’s clinical criteria for COVID-19 testing. Quest was in position to receive specimens for testing, and begin to […]

Cashman Takes Home Career-First World Juniors Medal in Narvik AC

Cashman Takes Home Career-First World Juniors Medal in Narvik AC

Narvik, Norway….US Ski Team’s Keely Cashman grabbed her career-first FIS Junior World Ski Championships medal with a bronze in Monday’s alpine combined in Narvik, Norway, to lead the Land Rover U.S. Alpine Ski Team. Keely Cashman is from Strawberry, CA and is a former Bear Valley & Squaw Valley Ski Team athlete. Keely Cashman stood on the […]

Jobs Numbers Roar Ahead in February with 273,000 Jobs Added

Jobs Numbers Roar Ahead in February with 273,000 Jobs Added

Washington, DC…Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 273,000 in February, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 3.5 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in health care and social assistance, food services and drinking places, government, construction, professional and technical services, and financial activities. This news release […]