Half Title Page.
Other Front Matter.
Thematic Table of Contents.
List of Document Source.
How to Use This Book.
Overview of 2016.
1: State and Federal Officials Respond to Flint Water Crisis.
2: Governor Snyder Declares State of Emergency.
3: President Obama Signs Michigan Emergency Declaration.
4: Former EPA Regional Administrator Testifies before Congress on Flint Water Crisis.
5: EPA Administrator Testifies before Congress Regarding Flint Water Crisis.
6: Governor Snyder Testifies before Congress on Flint Water Crisis.
7: Response to North Korean Hydrogen Bomb Test.
8: UN Secretary-General on North Korea’s Nuclear Test.
9: UN Security Council on North Korea Missile Launch.
10: UN Security Council Resolution 2270.
11: State Department Report on Human Rights Abuses and Censorship in North Korea.
12: State of the Union Address and Republican Response.
13: President Obama’s Final State of the Union Address.
14: Governor Haley Delivers Republican Response to the State of the Union.
15: Iranian Nuclear Deal Takes Effect.
16: IAEA Issues Report on Iran’s JCPOA Compliance.
17: Secretary Kerry Remarks on Implementation of Iranian Nuclear Agreement.
18: European Union–Iran Joint Statement on Iranian Nuclear Deal.
19: Health Organizations Respond as Zika Virus Spreads.
20: WHO Statement on Emergency Zika Meeting.
21: WHO Convenes Second Emergency Meeting on Zika and Its Effects.
22: CDC Issues Travel Guidelines for Miami.
23: Syria Peace Talks Begin.
24: UN Secretary-General Ban Opens Syria Conference.
25: U.S.–Russian Joint Statement on Syrian Cessation of Hostilities.
26: UN Special Envoy Paper on Syria.
27: Summary on UN-Facilitated Syrian Peace Talks.
28: Scientists Prove the Theory of Relativity.
29: LIGO Detects Gravitational Waves.
30: Senate Leadership Refuses to Consider Supreme Court Nominee.
31: President Obama Remarks on Death of Justice Scalia.
32: President Obama Nominates Chief Judge Garland.
33: Senator McConnell on Supreme Court Nomination.
34: United Nations Report on Afghanistan Casualties; United States Adjusts Its Military Strategy.
35: UNAMA Report on Afghanistan.
36: President Obama on Afghanistan Troop Strategy.
37: Apple and Microsoft Respond to Government Orders Seeking Access to Consumer Data.
38: Court Order Compelling Apple to Assist the FBI.
39: Apple Motion to Vacate Court Order.
40: Justice Department Case Status Report.
41: Microsoft ECPA Complaint.
42: RNC and DNC Leaders Remark on Super Tuesday; Trump and Clinton Accept Nominations.
43: RNC Chair Reince Priebus on Super Tuesday Results.
44: DNC Chair Wasserman Schultz on Super Tuesday.
45: Trump Accepts Republican Nomination.
46: Clinton Accepts Democratic Nomination.
47: NASA Announces Milestones in Human Spaceflight and Space Exploration.
48: Scott Kelly Returns to Earth after One-Year Mission.
49: NASA Announces Largest Collection of Planets Ever Discovered.
50: Juno Spacecraft Orbits Jupiter.
51: President Obama on Historic Visits to Cuba and Hiroshima.
52: President Obama’s Press Conference with Raúl Castro.
53: President Obama Speaks in Hiroshima.
54: International Response to ISIL-Affiliated Attacks.
55: Brussels Government on Airport Attack.
56: President Obama on Partnering with Europe to Combat ISIL.
57: President Erdoğan on Istanbul Airport Attack.
58: French President Hollande on Attack in Nice.
59: North Carolina Governor Signs Bathroom Bill into Law.
60: House Bill 2 Becomes Law.
61: Justice Department Files Suit against North Carolina.
62: Mossack Fonseca, International Officials Respond to Leak of “Panama Papers”.
63: Mossack Fonseca on the Leak of the Panama Papers.
64: Statement by the Government of Panama on Financial Transparency.
65: Prime Minister Cameron Responds to Panama Papers.
66: European Parliament Establishes Panama Papers Inquiry Committee.
67: Supreme Court Rules on Apportionment of Voting Districts.
68: Evenwel v. Abbott.
69: Brazilian President Impeached amid Corruption Scandal.
70: House of Deputies Votes to Initiate Impeachment Process.
71: Senate Votes to Begin Impeachment Proceedings, Suspend Rousseff.
72: Rousseff’s Statement on Impeachment Vote.
73: Michel Temer, Brazilian Lawmakers Remark on Swearing In.
74: Supreme Court Sends Affordable Care Act Case Back to Lower Courts.
75: Zubik v. Burwell.
76: Nigerian Officials on the Rescue of the Chibok Schoolgirls.
77: Nigerian Military Remarks on Rescued Chibok Schoolgirl.
78: Nigerian Army on Rescue of Second Chibok Schoolgirl.
79: President Buhari Meets Freed Chibok Girls.
80: U.S. Officials Remark on Changes to Military Personnel Policies.
81: Sen. John McCain Remarks on the FY2017 NDAA.
82: Defense Department Announces New Policy for Transgender Service Members.
83: Federal Officials Remark on Gun Violence and Regulation.
84: President Obama Remarks on Mass Shooting in Orlando.
85: Rep. John Lewis Calls for Gun Control Legislation.
86: Supreme Court Rules on Gun Ownership for Domestic Abusers.
87: Federal Court Upholds Net Neutrality Order.
88: Appeals Court Upholds 2015 Open Internet Order.
89: Supreme Court Rules on Obama Administration Immigration Program.
90: United States v. Texas.
91: President Obama Responds to Supreme Court Ruling.
92: Britons Vote to Exit the European Union.
93: Prime Minister Cameron on the EU Referendum.
94: Nigel Farage Speaks to the EU Parliament on the Brexit Vote.
95: Prime Minister May on Assumption of Office.
96: Supreme Court Rejects Texas Abortion Law.
97: Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.
98: President Obama Signs PROMESA into Law.
99: President Obama Remarks on Signing the PROMESA Act.
100: Renewed Fighting in South Sudan; Continuation of Border Negotiations.
101: UN Secretary-General Responds to Fighting in South Sudan.
102: UN Security Council Remarks on Violence in South Sudan.
103: UN and WHO Respond to Cholera Outbreak.
104: UN Condemns Violence against Humanitarian Workers.
105: Sudan and South Sudan Complete Additional Border Demarcation Work.
106: President Obama Responds to Police Shootings; Officers Acquitted in Freddie Gray Case.
107: President Obama Speaks at Memorial Service for Dallas Police Officers.
108: President Obama Remarks on the Shooting of Police Officers in Baton Rouge.
109: State of Maryland vs. Brian Rice.
110: Executive Summary of the Department of Justice Report on Baltimore Police Department.
111: Turkish Leaders Respond to Attempted Coup.
112: Turkish Government Responds to Coup Attempt.
113: Erdoğan Holds Meeting on Coup.
114: Turkish Armed Forces on Attempted Coup.
115: Rio de Janeiro Hosts 2016 Olympic Games; Officials Respond to Russian Athlete Doping Scandal.
116: Executive Summary of WADA Investigation into Russian Doping Scandal.
117: President Vladimir Putin Responds to World Anti-Doping Agency Report.
118: International Olympic Committee Decision on Russian Athletes’ Participation in 2016 Olympics.
119: Olympics Opening Ceremony Remarks by IOC President Thomas Bach.
120: Olympics Closing Ceremony Remarks by IOC President Thomas Bach.
121: First Federal CISO Installed; U.S. Officials Respond to Democratic National Committee Hacks.
122: Press Secretary Josh Earnest Responds to the DNC Hack.
123: Announcement of the First Federal Chief Information Security Officer.
124: United Nations, Haitian Government Respond to Cholera Epidemic and Hurricane Matthew.
125: UN Secretary-General Statement on the Cholera Epidemic in Haiti.
126: Embassy of Haiti Statement on Hurricane Matthew Recovery Efforts.
127: UNICEF Reports More than 600,000 Haitian Children Still in Need of Aid.
128: Colombia and FARC Reach Historic Peace Deal.
129: Final FARC Peace Agreement.
130: State Department Background Briefing on the Colombia Peace Process.
131: Commission on Peace Joint Communiqué No. 3.
132: U.S. and Chinese Presidents Remark on Ratification of Paris Climate Agreement.
133: President Obama on Ratification of Paris Climate Agreement.
134: U.S. and Chinese Presidents Remark on Signing of Climate Change Agreement.
135: COP22 Meeting Issues Proclamation on Paris Agreement.
136: Philippine President Declares State of Emergency; U.S. Officials Comment on Philippine Relations amid Drug War.
137: Philippine President Issues Violence Suppression Guidelines for Armed Forces and Police.
138: Press Briefing by Press Secretary Josh Earnest and Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications Ben Rhodes.
139: Violence Suppression Guidelines Expanded and Extended to Philippine Coast Guard.
140: Circuit Court Rules on Construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline.
141: Court Issues Opinion on Construction of Dakota Access Pipeline.
142: Federal Agencies Issue Joint Statement on Dakota Access Pipeline Ruling.
143: Census Bureau Releases Annual Report on Poverty in the United States.
144: Census Bureau Report on Poverty in the United States.
145: Census Bureau Report on Supplemental Poverty Measures.
146: Wells Fargo CEO, Local and Federal Officials Testify on Banking Scandal.
147: Wells Fargo CEO Testifies before the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
148: CFPB Director Remarks on Wells Fargo Banking Scandal.
149: OCC Comptroller Testifies on Wells Fargo Banking Scandal.
150: Los Angeles City Attorney Comments on Banking Scandal before Senate Committee.
151: OPEC Takes Action to Stabilize Oil Prices.
152: OPEC Convenes Extraordinary Session.
153: OPEC President Addresses Uncertainty in Oil Market.
154: OPEC and Non-OPEC Countries Agree to Cut Production.
155: OPEC Agreement to Reduce Oil Production.
156: Kaine and Pence Engage in Vice Presidential Debate.
157: Transcript of the 2016 Vice Presidential Debate.
158: CIA and FBI Release Findings on Russian Involvement in U.S. Election.
159: Homeland Security, Director of National Intelligence Statement on Russian Interference, Election Security.
160: President Vladimir Putin on U.S. Hacking Allegations.
161: Senators’ Joint Statement on Russian Interference.
162: Obama Responds to Russian Cyber Activity and Harassment.
163: International Officials Respond to Unrest in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
164: UN Report on Human Rights Violations during Kinshasa Demonstrations.
165: U.S. Treasury Sanctions Two Congolese Government Officials.
166: EU Declaration on the Situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
167: European Council Amends Restrictive Actions against the DRC.
168: Clinton and Trump Meet in Second Presidential Debate.
169: Transcript of the Second 2016 Presidential Debate.
170: Yemeni Rebels Fire on U.S. Ship; New Rebel Government Established.
171: Pentagon Statement on Yemen Missile Attack.
172: U.S. Military Strikes Radar Sites in Yemen.
173: UN Security Council Briefing on Yemen.
174: Google and Facebook Crack Down on Fake News.
175: Google Announces Fact Check Labels for Google News.
176: Facebook Blog Post Addressing Hoaxes and Fake News.
177: U.S. and Coalition Partners Recommit Troops to Iraq; Retake Control of Mosul.
178: Kurdish President on Military Operations to Retake Mosul.
179: Secretary Carter on Iraqi Mosul Operations.