Federal Holiday

Congress and President Joe Biden acted with unusual swiftness this week in approving Juneteenth as a national holiday. That shifted
/ June 19, 2021
U.S. President Joe Biden, joined by U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris
President Joe Biden officially signed legislation on Thursday making Juneteenth a federal holiday in the White House East Room with
/ June 17, 2021
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
President Barack Obama says that it is too difficult to vote in the United States, and he has a few ideas for how to make it easier, drawing from other countries, including automatic registration, voting on weekends, or making Election Day a national holiday…
/ May 13, 2016
Luther Vandross was outed as gay after his death.
ARLINGTON, Virginia (AP) — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to the nation’s fallen service members at Arlington National Cemetery, laying a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns and saying Americans “can never fully repay the debt” to those who made the ultimate sacrifice…
/ May 25, 2015