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San Antonio’s Missions Get World Heritage Status

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San Antonio’s Missions Get World Heritage Status

The San Antonio Missions have officially been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The decision was announced on July 5th at the annual UNESCO World Heritage committee meeting in Bonn, Germany. An elite list with just 22 existing U.S. landmarks included, the five Missions (including The Alamo) are taking their place among other great American [...]

Republicans Demand the Server from Hillary Clinton

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Republicans Demand the Server from Hillary Clinton

The Republican National Committee (RNC) has released a new video entitled ‘Demand the Server’ following the revelation that Hillary Clinton did not provide all of the work-related emails from her personal account to the State Department. “From Day One, Hillary Clinton has not been telling Americans the truth about her secret email server. Not only [...]

Toyota Mirai: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

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Toyota Mirai: Hydrogen Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle

The new Toyota Mirai hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle will offer an EPA-estimated 67 miles per gallon equivalent (mpge) city / highway / combined when it hits dealerships in California this fall, and an EPA-estimated driving range rating of 312 miles on a single fill of hydrogen. Toyota North America CEO Jim Lentz announced the [...]

Ban Ki-moon Opens Event on Climate Change

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Ban Ki-moon Opens Event on Climate Change

Development cannot be sustainable if it does not address the challenge of climate change, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon told Member States Monday as he opened an event on Climate Change convened in New York by the President of the UN General Assembly, Sam Kutesa. “Let us always remember that climate change and sustainable development [...]

GOP Wants to Take Back the White House

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GOP Wants to Take Back the White House

The GOP has started an online petition asking support from Americans for the GOP candidate in the 2016 Presidential election. “For over six years, President Obama has shown us what top-down liberal policies look like: lost jobs, soaring debt, and a weakened global standing,” the petition suggests. “That’s why it is critical Republicans take back [...]

#LoveWins: Gay and Lesbian Couples Can Marry

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#LoveWins: Gay and Lesbian Couples Can Marry

In a 5-4 decision in Obergefell v. Hodges, the Supreme Court of the United States took a huge step forward when it allowed gay and lesbian couples their right to marry. Today, love wins, said a White House statement. Following the ruling, President Obama tweeted Friday, “Today is a big step in our march toward [...]

Esurance Offers #EqualDreams to LGBT Community

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Esurance Offers #EqualDreams to LGBT Community

An Esurance video “#EqualDreams”, shot at a real wedding, features children and gay teens who are asked to describe, in their own words, what their future wedding day would be like–from giant donuts to lava rocks to wearing “something snazzy.” As a modern company, Esurance acts on the belief that all dreams should be equal [...]

Toyota Unveils Campus Design for New Headquarters

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Toyota Unveils Campus Design for New Headquarters

Toyota Motor North America has unveiled architectural renderings of its future North American headquarters, providing new details of the site layout and exterior design of its environmentally sensitive corporate campus. In support of the Company’s “One Toyota” vision, the renderings reveal buildings and outdoor spaces designed to create a collaborative environment that encourages discovery, transparency [...]

AHF to Host National HIV Testing Day Events

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AHF to Host National HIV Testing Day Events

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), a global AIDS organization, will commemorate National HIV Testing Day on Saturday, June 27th through events promoting HIV prevention, testing and treatment that will be held in 20 cities across the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.2 million people in the United [...]

Poll: Voters Support Death-With-Dignity Option

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Poll: Voters Support Death-With-Dignity Option

Nearly seven in ten California voters (69%) support a bill the California Assembly is considering that “would allow a terminally ill adult who is mentally competent the option to request and receive aid-in-dying medication from a physician,” according to a bipartisan poll. Just two in ten (20%) voters oppose the bill, called the End-of-Life Option [...]

UN Experts Deplore South Carolina Killings

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UN Experts Deplore South Carolina Killings

In the wake of the ‘appalling’ attack that left nine African Americans dead at church in South Carolina, a group of UN human rights experts has called for prompt action by authorities in the United States to investigate the hate crimes and urged measures to prevent gun violence affecting the security of African-Americans, their communities [...]

Mayors Respond to Charleston Church Shooting

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Mayors Respond to Charleston Church Shooting

  U.S. Conference of Mayors president Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson issued Thursday the following statement in response to the shooting in a Charleston (SC) church. “While the details of the shooting in a Charleston church are still unclear, the nation’s mayors are sickened by this news. We stand by Mayor Joe Riley, known as the [...]

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