Washington, DC - On this day 117 years ago, for a few short seconds over 120 feet of wind-swept beach in North Carolina, Orville Wright became the first person to achieve sustained, controlled, powered, and manned flight, forever altering the course of human history. The flying machine Orville piloted, which he and his brother Wilbur designed and constructed following years of research and testing, propelled mankind off the ground and into the skies. Today, we honor these tenacious and intrepid pioneers who paved the way for American leadership in aviation.

Washington, DC - On Friday, December 18th, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence will publicly receive a COVID-19 vaccine to promote the safety and efficacy of the vaccine and build confidence among the American people. Vice President Pence and Second Lady Pence will be joined by Surgeon General Jerome Adams, who will also receive the vaccine.

Washington, DC - On December 20, 2017, by Executive Order 13818, the President declared a national emergency with respect to serious human rights abuse and corruption around the world and, pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act (50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq.), took related steps to deal with the unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States.

Washington, DC - Memorandum on the National Strategy for Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion (Space Policy Directive-6):

Washington, DC - Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to appoint the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:

Los Angeles, California - A man wanted for his alleged involvement in the 2017 murder of a south Los Angeles woman was deported from Mexico to Los Angeles Saturday evening, announced Kristi K. Johnson, the assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office, Chief Michel Moore of the Los Angeles Police Department, and Joseph Gonzalez, the FBI’s Legal Attache in Mexico City.