Kilauea Once Again Erupting At It’s Summit, Sending Up Fiery Fountains 100 Feet High


HONOLULU (September 30, 2021) - After a months-long pause, Kilauea is once again erupting at its summit, sending up fiery fountains as high as 100 feet and flooding the floor of Halemaumau Crater with lava. Ken Hon, Hawaiian Volcano Observatory scientist-in-charge, said the eruption started about 3:20 p.m. Wednesday and that lava…

FDA Cleared First New Major Technological Improvement for CT Imaging


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 30, 2021)--Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared the first new major technological improvement for Computed Tomography (CT) imaging in nearly a decade. “Computed tomography is an important medical imaging tool that can aid in diagnosing disease, trauma or abnormality; planning and guiding interventional or…

Unemployment Claims Increased Third Straight Week to 362,000: Virginia Among The Highest State Unemployment Initial Claims


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 30, 2021)--- In the week ending September 25, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 362,000, an increase of11,000 from the previous week's unrevised level of 351,000. The 4-week moving average was 340,000, an increase of4,250   the previous week's unrevised average of 335,750. The…

US Senator Manchin “I Can’t Support $3.5 Trillion More In Spending When We Have Already Spent $5.4 Trillion Since Last March


Washington, DC (September 29, 2021)– Today, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) released the following statement about infrastructure and reconciliation negotiations.   “Every Member of Congress has a solemn duty to vote for what they believe is best for the country and the American people, not their party. Respectfully, as I…

A Pro-Life Group Presented SCOTUS With Half Million Signatures Asking It To Overturn Roe vs. Wade Abortion Law


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 29, 2021)---A pro-life group has presented the nation’s highest court with over half a million signatures from Americans asking it to overturn the infamous case that has resulted in 63 million babies dying in abortions. With over 500,000 signatures collected on a petition calling for the…

U.S. and Qatar Together Sanctioned 7 Individuals For Supporting Islamist Political Party and Militant Group Hezbollah


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 29, 2021)---The U.S. and Qatar together sanctioned seven individuals for supporting a financial network of the Islamist political party and militant group Hezbollah in the Arabian Peninsula.The U.S. Treasury Department said in a statement Wednesday that Qatari nationals Ali Reda Hassan al-Banai, Ali Reda al-Qassabi Lari…

Japan’s New Leader and Presumptive Next PM Selected Wednesday


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 29, 2021)— Fumio Kishida is one step away from becoming Japan’s next prime minister after his election Wednesday as leader of the country’s long-serving ruling party. The 64-year-old Kushida, a former foreign minister, defeated vaccination minister Taro Kono in the second round of the conservative Liberal…

North Korea’s Latest Missile Launch Involved A New Hypersonic Weapon


SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA (September 29, 2021) — North Korea’s latest missile launch involved a new hypersonic weapon, state media said Wednesday, the country’s first test of an advanced missile system that would add yet another unpredictable component to its fast-expanding arsenal. The state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) posted its…

9/29/2021: White House Press Secretary Holds Daily Brief


CITY OF WASHINGTON (September 29, 2021)---the White House daily briefing. Highlights: White House Press Secretary Psaki: Biden met with two Democratic Senators regarding the $3.5 Infrastructure Bill. Psaki: the White House expected the vaccination rates to decline.  Psaki did not respond the the reporters questions--about the rate have not changed…