Washington, DC - On behalf of the American people, Melania and I offer our deepest condolences to the people of Japan and to the loved ones of former Prime Minister Yasuhiro Nakasone.  We were saddened to learn of his passing in Tokyo on Friday.

Washington, DC - President Donald J. Trump will welcome the Permanent Representatives of the United Nations Security Council to the White House on December 5, 2019. This visit will coincide with the United States assumption of the Presidency of the Security Council for December. 

Escondido, California - San Diego Zoo Safari Park Welcomes Platypuses:

New Orleans, Louisiana - Eating together does more than make people happier—it can help us all be healthier, especially around the holidays.

Washington, DC - On December 1, 1955, a 42-year-old seamstress in Montgomery, Alabama was arrested for refusing to move to the back of a bus. The incarceration of Rosa Parks triggered a year-long boycott of the city’s bus system by African Americans; it ended with a Supreme Court ruling that declared racial segregation on public transportation illegal. Mrs. Parks became known as the “mother of the civil rights movement.”

Miami, Florida - On November 21, Angel Armando Adrianzen, 45, of California pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit mail fraud and wire fraud for partnering with call centers in Peru that took money from U.S. Spanish-speaking victims through lies and threats.  Adrianzen was arrested on September 16 and has remained incarcerated since then.