Articles by Valentina Santiago

“NATO stands together. That’s how we’ve met every other threat in the past. It’s our greatest strength as we meet our challenges of the future — and there are many.”

President Biden reaffirming America's "sacred" commitment to the NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) alliance during Monday's summit in Brussels, Belgium.

jun 14, 2021

“Today's ruling illustrates that respect for religious freedom should not be a partisan, or left-right issue.”

Professor Richard W. Garnett, founding director of Notre Dame Law School’s Program on Church, State, and Society, on today's Supreme Court ruling in favor of a Catholic agency that refused to work with same-sex couples, citing its religious views.

jun 17, 2021

“Earlier this year, the President asked the Vice President to oversee our diplomatic efforts to address the root causes of migration from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras. As a part of this ongoing work, the Vice President ... will travel to El Paso on Friday.”

Vice President Kamala Harris's spokesperson confirming the VP will head to El Paso, TX later this week in her first trip to the U.S.-Mexico border as part of the administration.

jun 23, 2021

“52 years ago pride began at our doors.”

The Stonewall Inn, marking 52 years since the Stonewall uprising, which is widely considered to be the beginning of America's LGBTQ civil rights movement.

jun 29, 2021

“Cosby’s convictions and judgment of sentence are vacated, and he is discharged.”

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court overturning the conviction of 83-year-old comedian Bill Cosby once known as "America's Dad."

jun 30, 2021

“This case is not about politics, this investigation which is ongoing, is proper.”

Assistant Manhattan District Attorney Carey Dunne on the 15-count indictment handed down against former President Donald Trump's company and its chief financial officer, Allen Weisselberg.

jul 1, 2021

“His Holy Father is in good, overall condition, alert and breathing spontaneously.”

Vatican spokesman Matteo Bruni providing an update on Pope Francis after his preplanned colon surgery.

jul 6, 2021

“You can imagine 11 armed individuals standing with long guns slung on an interstate highway at 2 in the morning certainly raises concerns and is not consistent with the firearms laws that we have in Massachusetts.”

Massachusetts State Police Col. Christopher Mason on Saturday's hours-long standoff between heavily armed men and police on Interstate 95.

jul 6, 2021

“This is a nightmare to manage.”

Allan Liska, an intelligence analyst at cybersecurity firm Recorded Future, on last week's ransomware attack against software company Kaseya.

jul 6, 2021

“Democracy and the republic will win.”

Haiti's interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph reacting to the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse.

jul 7, 2021

“All things considered, where we looked at 72 hours ago, I think the impacts have been less than what we thought would be reasonable, so we're fortunate.”

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tropical Storm Elsa, which made landfall along Florida’s northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday morning.

jul 7, 2021

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