Washington, DC - On June 14, the American Red Cross, in partnership with Nexcare Bandages and supermodel Niki Taylor, will celebrate World Blood Donor Day to raise awareness about the ongoing need for blood and platelets. All eligible donors are urged to roll up a sleeve to give blood or platelets to help maintain the blood supply and prevent a shortage this summer.

Washington, DC - Statement from President Barack Obama on the Passing of Gordie Howe:

Washington, DC - Secretary of State John Kerry: " I was saddened to learn today of the death of an NPR photographer, ‎David Gilkey, and his colleague Zabihulla Tamanna, who were part of a crew reporting on Afghan forces in the southern part of the country.

Washington, DC - President Barrack Obama: "On June 5, 1981, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published a report on what would later be understood as the first documented cases of AIDS.  The past 35 years tell a story that bends from uncertainty, fear, and loss toward resilience, innovation, and hope.

Washington, DC - A training program will help approximately 35,000 first responders and workers, whose jobs may expose them to infectious diseases, protect themselves while also minimizing the spread of disease to others. The three-year, $9 million program is being launched by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), part of the National Institutes of Health, in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other federal agencies.

San Francisco, California - A weapon that was stolen from an FBI agent’s vehicle on Pierce Street in San Francisco over last weekend has been recovered.