Ellen Pao, interim chief executive of the popular messaging board, Reddit, announced Friday her decision to step down from her position, reports the New York Times.
This announcement comes after a week of criticisms from angry users following the dismissal of Victoria Taylor, a well-liked employee of Reddit. Many users in the … Read more
By Peter Sessum
(Note from the editor: The following is a response by Peter Sessum to a post entitled Shinseki, A Victim of Racism. This was originally printed in his blog, The Dogtag Chronicles and is reprinted here with the author’s permission. An Army veteran, Peter Sessum used his GI Bill to attend the University … Read more
Eric Shinseki has resigned as Veteran Affairs Secretary just days after an inspector general report confirmed 115 day wait times for appointments at the Phoenix VA and a system set up to conceal it, reports USA Today.
President Obama said he accepted the resignation because “We don’t have time for distractions. We need to … Read more
The former Chief of Staff of the US Army and now Veteran Affairs Secretary is a veteran of the Vietnam War.
He had part of his front foot amputated after being injured in a landmine explosion.
The first Chinese American ever to be US Ambassador to China has announced he will leave his post early next year to rejoin his family in Seattle, reports the Want China Times
Gary Locke has been the Ambassador since August 2011 and was previously the Governor of Washington.
He impressed the Chinese citizenry when he … Read more
Steven Chu will return to Stanford University as a faculty member teaching physics when he leaves his post as Energy Secretary at the end of this month, reported the San Francisco Chronicle.
Stanford officials haven’t disclosed when he will return to the University. Chu will hold joint appointments in the physics department and the … Read more