Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Senate Confirms Obama Choice for Surgeon General

The Senate has confirmed Dr. Vivek Murthy as the new U.S. Surgeon General after a year-long delay over his support for tougher gun laws. Monday's vote was 51 to 43. President Barack Obama says he applauds the Senate for its vote, saying Murthy will work to make sure all Americans have the information they need to keep safe and so kids will grow up healthy and strong. Many Republicans and some Democrats opposed Murthy for his public backing of stricter gun control and support for...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter