Articles by Valentina Santiago

“... the Postal Service and the Board of Governors are committed to judiciously implementing a rational pricing approach that helps enable us to remain viable and competitive and offer reliable postal services that are among the most affordable in the world.”

U.S. Postal Service Postmaster Louis DeJoy announcing a 10-year plan "to achieve financial sustainability and service excellence" which includes a rise in price of first-class stamps from 55 to 58 cents.

jun 1, 2021

“I will be everyone's president... I will build bridges between different parts of our society.”

Isaac Herzog, Israel's newly elected president.

jun 2, 2021

“It is highly likely that this infection just represents one of the rare incidents of human infection with an avian influenza virus, without any more consequences... Nevertheless, it’s important to make sure that this is just that, a rare isolated incident.”

Icahn School of Medicine at Mt. Sinai's Dr. Adolfo Garcia-Sastre responding to China's report of what could be the world's first human case a rare strain of bird flu.

jun 3, 2021

“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

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