I know the world is very depressing, so I thought you might like something to make you feel good today, so how about that Sally Ride? The female astronaut was just given the presidential medal of freedom. According to our friends atShow More Summary
To coincide with the tribute to U.S. Astronaut Sally Ride's life that occured at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in D.C. last night, President Obama has awarded Ride — the first American woman to ever make the voyage into space — with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Show More Summary
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Billie Jean King and Maria Shriver appeared at the tribute to the late astronaut. [ more › ]
The White House and NASA say they will honor America's first woman in space, Sally Ride, by giving her a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom and putting her name on the camera she helped get installed on the International Space Station. Word of the memorials came as NASA cel …
Sally Ride, the first female astronaut in space who came out in July 2012 in her obituary, will be awarded a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced today. "Dr. Ride’s partner, mother, and sister were notified last...
From the White House: President Barack Obama announced he will award a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dr. Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut to travel to space. The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who... -
President Obama announced Monday his intent to bestow a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom to astronaut Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, whose obituary revealed was survived by her female partner of 27 years. read more
One respected her more than any other world leader. One gave her the Presidential Medal of Freedom...and another celebrated Meryl Streep's portrayal of her on film.
His name is Ben Carson. He is a graduate of Yale and the University of Michigan Medical School. He is the director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins. He won the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008 for his contributions to medicine and his work in education. Show More Summary
MSNBC host and commentator Touré fired a clear and distinct shot at Dr. Ben Carson Friday hammering the African-American Presidential Medal of Freedom winner for daring to challenge the Obamadoxy parroted by Touré and progressive journalists bent on supporting the President's policies at all costs. Show More Summary
Since my February 13 article on the emerging national campaign to get President Obama to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Fred Ross, momentum has spread like wildfire. In just 3 weeks, 163 volunteer organizers in 21 states have organized a broad multi racial and generational coalition from the constituencies Ross long fought for. Show More Summary
Activists, organizers and elected officials across the United States have come together to urge President Barack Obama to award posthumously the Presidential Medal of Freedom to the legendary organizer, Fred Ross Sr. The first to organize...Show More Summary
A petition gaining ground on the White House website asks President Obama to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Victoria Soto, the teacher who died trying to shield her students from bullets during the Newtown massacre. The petition as of this...
Peter Drucker, one of the greatest business thinkers of our time and recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, predicted that “aquaculture, not the Internet, represents the most promising investment opportunity of the 21st century.” Floating cities might seem like something straight out of the science fiction book you picked up at the airport on [...]
Lowery, 91, who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2009, told an audience in Georgia that he had returned to the belief he held as a young militant.An aide to Lowery, Helen Butler, told the Daily Caller: ‘He was saying [that] based on all of the hatred that’s going on (towards the president). Show More Summary
Ed Koch reviews How to Survive a Plague but fails to mention his own failed response to the AIDS crisis and its role in the film. Koch suggests, too, that Larry Kramer and other AIDS activists should get the Presidential...
They’re both theoretical physicists who have become household names, but Sheldon Cooper is a fictional character portrayed by Jim Parsons on The Big Bang Theory while Stephen Hawking is a Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient and the namesake for Hawking radiation. Can you tell which quotations were spoken by Sheldon Cooper and which can be [...]
• Dolores Huerta flashing her new presidential bling at Madam’s Organ Thursday night. The United Farm Workers co-founder — who received the Medal of Freedom from President Obama last month — spent the night on the dance floor, then brought the medal in the Adams Morgan bar and posed with staff and friends. Read full article >>
Michelle Obama wore a black one-shoulder gown to a dinner in honor of Israel's President Shimon Peres at the White House in Washington, D.C., last night, where Peres was presented with the Presidential Medal of Freedom — the highest civilian honor in the U.S. She accessorized with a gold chain ... More »
US President Barack Obama has awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Israeli President Shimon Peres, the man who has overseen the killing of Palestinian women and children by Israeli forces in the occupied territories for decades. Show More Summary