Perry White

Metropolis born and bred Perry White is the fearless Editor-in-Chief of the Daily Planet. Famous for his tough-but-fair attitude and his nose for potential, Perry was responsible for hiring both Lois Lane and Clark Kent on to the paper's staff, and keeping the Planet afloat through numerous disasters and would-be buyouts. Perry is proud to count himself among Superman's friends, and prouder still to uphold the truth and justice represented by the free press.

New comic book series ‘Batman vs. Robin’ launches September 13

Spinning out of the events of both “Batman/Superman: World’s Finest” and “Shadow War,” father and son will do battle in one of the single most earth-shattering tales ever told! DC’s new comic book series “Batman vs. Robin” by Mark Waid and Mahmud Asrar launches September 13.

NASA announces New Chief Scientist, Senior Climate Advisor

Portrait of Dr. Kate Calvin, Monday, Jan. 10, 2022, NASA Headquarters Mary W. Jackson building in Washington. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

NASA Administrator Bill Nelson announced that Dr. Katherine Calvin will serve the agency in dual roles as chief scientist and senior climate advisor effective Monday.

NASA invites public to take flight with Ingenuity Mars Helicopter

NASA’s Ingenuity Mars helicopter is seen in a close-up taken by Mastcam-Z, a pair of zoomable cameras aboard the Perseverance rover. This image was taken on April 5, 2021, the 45th Martian day, or sol, of the mission. Photo by NASA/JPL-Caltech/ASU

NASA is targeting no earlier than Sunday, April 11, for Ingenuity Mars Helicopter’s first attempt at powered, controlled flight on another planet. To mark a month of Ingenuity flights, the agency will host several events to bring people along for the ride.

The Biden administration expelled under 50 percent of migrant families

Families crossing the Rio Grande with smugglers said they came with their children because they thought they’d be allowed to stay in the U.S. Many with kids ages 7 and older deported to Mexico the next day. Photo taken from Molly Hennessy-Fiske (@mollyhf) on Twitter

During the first press conference of his presidency, Biden said that his administration is sending back “the vast majority of families that are coming” over the US-Mexico border. Axios reports that only 13 percent of families were sent back in the past week.

Minnesota announces new COVID-19 testing site in Thief River Falls

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Today the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) announced a new temporary COVID-19 testing site at the Thief River Falls Armory. Testing at this site will occur Tuesday, March 9 through Thursday, March 11 from noon-6 p.m. Appointments are strongly encouraged but not required.

First case of COVID-19 variant found in U.S.

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Health officials in South Carolina announced on Thursday that they have discovered two cases of the COVID-19 variant initially detected in South Africa.

Experts say there is not enough data yet to know how long COVID-19 vaccines provide immunity for

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Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr Anthony Fauci said that at this stage there is not enough data to determine how long the protection offered by the Moderna or the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines will last.

Inauguration Day: George Washington’s 1789 oath of office

Carla Hayden, the Librarian of Congress, uses George Washington’s 1789 copy of “Acts Passed at the First Congress of the United States of America,” which includes the U.S. Constitution, to tell a short story on how the presidential oath of office has been unchanged since the founding of the nation. It’s the same oath that Joe Biden swore to today, 232 years later.

Derrick Evans, West Virginia lawmaker who stormed the Capitol, announces resignation

West Virginia House of Delegates member Derrick Evans, left, is given the oath of office Dec. 14, 2020, in the House chamber at the state Capitol in Charleston, W.Va. Evans, a West Virginia state lawmaker resigned Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021 as he faces charges of entering a restricted area of the U.S. Capitol after he livestreamed himself with rioters. (Perry Bennett/West Virginia Legislature via AP)

Evans, who was charged in federal court in connection with the insurrection that took place at the US Capitol in Wednesday, has resigned from the state’s House of Delegates. Evans released a statement that read, in part: “I take full responsibility for my actions, and deeply regret any hurt, pain or embarrassment I may have caused my family, friends, constituents and fellow West Virginians.”