Mediterranean Sea - Aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) reached another deployment milestone, launching its 2,000th aircraft mission in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.

Washington, DC - In honor of World Refugee Day on June 20, officials from the U.S. Department of State are participating in a variety of outreach activities in Baltimore, Washington, D.C., New York City, and New Jersey to honor the contributions of refugees making new lives in communities across the U.S.

Baltimore, Maryland - When an astronomical observatory in the United States this winter detected a whisper of two black holes colliding in deep space, scientists celebrated a successful effort to confirm Albert Einstein’s prediction of gravitational waves. A team of Johns Hopkins University astrophysicists wondered about something else: Had the experiment found the “dark matter” that makes up most of the mass of the universe?

Rochester, Minnesota - Mayo Clinic Radio began broadcasting the latest medical and research information 25 years ago, and orthopedic surgeon Dr. Tom Shives has been hosting the program from the beginning.

San Diego, California - U.S. Navy Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels, announced the cancellation of their upcoming performance at the Vero Beach Air Show.

Washington, DC - The American Red Cross strongly disagrees with the findings in Chairman Charles Grassley’s Memo released today. We have accounted for every penny spent in Haiti and have posted on our website a detailed financial breakdown of how those donor dollars were spent. The publication of this breakdown represents a new level of transparency in the nonprofit sector.