Category: Chief

CDC Chief: Schools Must Safely Reopen for Public Health Reasons
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CDC Chief: Schools Must Safely Reopen for Public Health Reasons

Robert Redfield of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) testified on Friday that this fall, the United States must reopen schools that were shut down to stem the coronavirus spread because failing to do so would be detrimental and even deadly for the development and health of students K thru 12. During…

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From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings’ unlikely path – Breitbart
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From police chief to VP? Inside Val Demings’ unlikely path – Breitbart

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Val Demings has already been vice president. In 1972, the future Florida congresswoman was a young Black girl struggling to make friends at a predominantly white Jacksonville high school. She and her best friend, Vera Hartley, created the Charisma Club. Hartley was president and Demings was her second-in-command. “We created an…

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U.N. Chief Guterres Calls for One Supreme Body of ‘Global Governance’
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U.N. Chief Guterres Calls for One Supreme Body of ‘Global Governance’

The world needs an overarching level of multilateral governance that can sideline problematic “national interests” U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said Thursday, as he lamented existing U.N. instruments such as the Security Council have teeth but “show little or no appetite to bite.” As the world body on Friday commemorates the 75th anniversary of the…

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D.C. Police Chief Expects Largest Turnout Yet for Saturday Protests
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D.C. Police Chief Expects Largest Turnout Yet for Saturday Protests

Washington, DC, Police Chief Peter Newsham is preparing for an unprecedented Saturday night of protests. Chief Newsham’s primary concern is “to ensure that we don’t have people who are going to be inclined to be involved in bad behavior,” which is, in his words, “more of our focus than the actual numbers.” And while he expects…

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NASA’s Chief of Human Spaceflight Doug Loverro resigns days before historic crewed mission
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NASA’s Chief of Human Spaceflight Doug Loverro resigns days before historic crewed mission

Doug Loverro, NASA’s associate administrator for Human Exploration and Operations, has abruptly and unexpectedly resigned from his post, just days before a historic launch. Commercial Crew Demo-2 will take astronauts to the ISS aboard an American spacecraft for the first time since the Space Shuttle was retired, and Loverro was deeply involved. The reasons for…

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UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser Says Coronavirus Vaccine a ‘Long Shot’
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UK’s Chief Scientific Adviser Says Coronavirus Vaccine a ‘Long Shot’

The government’s chief scientific advisor admitted that vaccines for new viruses are “long shots” and that “only some end up being successful”. Speaking during the Downing Street coronavirus press briefing on Sunday, Sir Patrick Vallance said: “All new vaccines that come into development are long shots. Only some end up being successful.” “Coronavirus will be…

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Chief Medical Officer Steps Down After Ignoring Own Lockdown Advice
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Chief Medical Officer Steps Down After Ignoring Own Lockdown Advice

The Chief Medical Officer for Scotland has been obliged to resign after flouting the lockdown rules she promulgated for a break at her second home. Dr Catherine Calderwood had been photographed at her countryside retreat in Earlsferry, Fife, more than an hour’s drive from her main home and place of work in the Scottish capital of…

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