Bob Chapek Named Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company Robert A. Iger Assumes Role of Executive Chairman through 2021

Bob Chapek Named Chief Executive Officer of The Walt Disney Company Robert A. Iger Assumes Role of Executive Chairman through 2021

Burbank, CA…The Walt Disney Company (NYSE: DIS) Board of Directors announced today that Bob Chapek has been named Chief Executive Officer, The Walt Disney Company, effective immediately. Mr. Chapek most recently served as Chairman of Disney Parks, Experiences and Products. Robert A. Iger assumes the role of Executive Chairman and will direct the Company’s creative […]

CBS News Democratic Debate From South Carolina

CBS News Democratic Debate From South Carolina

Charleston, SC…(CBS News)..CBS News hosts the 10th Democratic presidential primary debate on Feb. 25 from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. ET in Charleston, South Carolina, just days ahead of the state’s primary on Feb. 29. The candidates who qualified are former Vice President Joe Biden, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg, former South Bend […]

California Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration To Prevent Increased Water For Farmers

California Files Lawsuit Against Trump Administration To Prevent Increased Water For Farmers

Sacramento, CA…California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, the California Natural Resources Agency, and the California Environmental Protection Agency today filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for failing to protect endangered fish species from federal water export operations. The lawsuit asserts that biological opinions prepared by federal agencies under the Endangered Species Act to direct water […]

Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Presidential Message on the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima

Washington, DC…In the long record of American heroism in combat, few episodes capture the indomitable will and the stouthearted spirit of the American warrior better than the triumphs on the island of Iwo Jima in early 1945. Seventy-five years later, we pay tribute to the immeasurable sacrifice of those killed in action on Iwo Jima, […]

Boy Scouts of America Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to Equitably Compensate Victims While Ensuring Scouting Continues

Boy Scouts of America Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to Equitably Compensate Victims While Ensuring Scouting Continues

Irving, TX…The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) today announced that the national organization has filed for bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code to achieve two key objectives: equitably compensate victims who were harmed during their time in Scouting and continue carrying out its mission for years to come. The BSA intends to […]

Denny Hamlin Wins Second Straight Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin Wins Second Straight Daytona 500

Daytona Beach, FL…(NASCAR)..Denny Hamlin won his second consecutive Daytona 500 in a photo finish with Ryan Blaney on Monday night at Daytona International Speedway, the second closest finish in the history of the “Great American Race.” Hamlin passed Blaney after a wreck broke out behind them. Ryan Newman was taken to a local hospital following […]

U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

U.S. Department of Education Launches Investigation into Foreign Gifts at Ivy League Universities

Washington, DC…Since July, the Department has uncovered more than $6 billion in unreported foreign gifts from countries including Qatar, China, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates.  The U.S. Department of Education announced today it is launching investigations into both Harvard and Yale Universities after it appears both Ivy League higher education institutions potentially failed to report hundreds […]

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