Washington, DC - Today, President Donald J. Trump issued an Executive Grant of Clemency (Full Pardon) posthumously to John Arthur “Jack” Johnson, the first African American Heavyweight Champion of the World, for a Mann Act conviction that occurred during a period of racial tension more than a century ago.  Johnson served 10 months in Federal prison for what many view as a racially motivated injustice.

Washington, DC - President Trump at the Presentation of the Medal of Honor to Master Chief Britt Slabinski, U.S. Navy:

Washington, DC - When President Trump addressed the American Farm Bureau Federation in January of this year, he reminded the audience that his commitment to our farmers has been clear since the day his Administration began: “From that day on, we have been working every day to deliver for America’s farmers just as they work every single day to deliver for us.”

Escondido, California - A brief ceremony will take place Friday morning, May 25, to signify the official opening of Walkabout Australia at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park. The ceremony will include remarks by Lisa Peterson, director, San Diego Zoo Safari Park; and Rick Schwartz, San Diego Zoo Global ambassador.

Washington, DC - Today, the Energy Department (DOE) announced up to $3.5 million for hydrogen production research and development (R&D) that is compatible with nuclear energy sources. Many utilities are now economically incentivized to consider integrating nuclear energy production with other industrial processes to optimize thermal and electrical energy production.

West Lafayette, Indiana - Purdue researchers have discovered a new two-dimensional material, derived from the rare element tellurium, to make transistors that carry a current better throughout a computer chip.