Actors from Harry Potter, Star Wars featured at Puyallup comics convention next month


WASHINGTON STATE (July 20, 2021)---The Washington State Summer Con has announced its line-up for the August convention at the fairgrounds. The two-day convention on Aug. 7-8 will be at the Washington State Fair and Events Center. Guests include: Bonnie Wright, who played Ginny Weasley in the “Harry Potter” franchise; Giancarlo Esposito of…

75% of sexual assault survivors have PTSD one month later


WASHINGTON State (July 20, 2021)---Researchers’ meta-analysis yields timeline showing symptoms frequently diminish within three months, offering hope to survivors. Researchers want sexual assault survivors to know that it’s normal to feel awful right after the assault, but that many will feel better within three months. In a meta-analysis published in Trauma, Violence…

American Board of Urology outlines processes to ensure diversity in leadership


July 19, 2021 - At the organization responsible for certifying the training and skills of US urologists, achieving and maintaining diversity, equity and inclusion is more than just a "numbers game," according to a special article in Urology Practice®, an Official Journal of the American Urological Association (AUA). The journal is published in the…

Congratulations to Peru’s President-Elect Pedro Castillo


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 20, 2021)--On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of Peru for making their voices heard in free and fair presidential and legislative elections.  We commend the many officials, public servants, and volunteers whose dedication made the vote and certification possible under challenging conditions presented…

President Biden Announces Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for Antitrust


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 20, 21) – Today, President Joe Biden announced his intent to nominate Jonathan Kanter for Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice. Jonathan Kanter, Nominee for Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, Department of Justice Jonathan Kanter is a distinguished antitrust lawyer…