Utah Jazz forward Gordon Hayward shoots as Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul Pierce defends during the first half in Game 7 of an NBA basketball first-round playoff series; Firefighters work to extinguish a fire at a warehouse in Kathmandu, Nepal; A grid girl poses for a photo at the Formula One Russian Grand Prix; Kyle Busch makes a pit stop during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Toyota Owners 400.
Fans of the Japanese street style known as Lolita fashion flocked to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden for the BBG Parasol Society Fashion Show.
When comedian Samantha Bee announced in late January that she would be holding an alternative White House Correspondents’ Dinner, it was not yet clear that President Trump would not attend the actual dinner itself. By the time the weekend rolled around, though, Trump’s decision not to attend the official event — coupled with the White House Correspondents’ Association’s aggressive reorientation of their dinner around the group’s role as a defender of the First Amendment and grantor of scholarships to student journalists — gave Bee’s “Not the White House Correspondents’ Dinner” a different flavor.
In a wide-ranging interview that aired on CBS’s “Face the Nation” Sunday, the president reflected on his first 100 days in office, his handling of foreign relations and the “dishonest” coverage of his administration.
President Donald Trump hosted a campaign-style rally in Harrisburg, Pa., to attack the media as reporters and celebrities gathered for the White House Correspondents' Dinner in D.C.
Although these are dark days for environmentalists, the Peoples Climate March had a cheerful air Saturday afternoon as it took over the streets surrounding the federal government in Washington, D.C.
Out of the despair and rage of the election loss, Democrats and progressives over the past six months have created an astonishing array of new groups that are radically transforming the landscape of the American left and promise to continue changing it for years to come.
The president speaks to the NRA convention; Japanese and U.S. naval ships engage in joint maneuvers; the pope meets an imam during a peace conference in Egypt.
President Trump said he is disheartened with the pace of the Republican-controlled Congress, which has yet to send a signature piece of legislation to his desk.
National Rifle Association leader Wayne LaPierre urged gun owners to stand up to “academic elites, political elites and media elites” at the annual convention.
President Donald Trump insulted Sen. Elizabeth Warren by calling her “Pocahontas” again during a speech at the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) annual meeting in Atlanta.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that is intended to reverse his predecessor’s ban on offshore drilling in the Arctic.
President Trump has signed a large number of executive orders over his first 100 days. Here's the full text of some of the more notable declarations, as provided by the White House and Federal Register websites.
The 1992 Los Angeles riots began on April 29, 1992, after the acquittal of four LAPD police officers on trial for the beating of motorist Rodney King. Video of his treatment after a March 3, 1991, traffic stop drew international attention. Civil unrest, which included violence and looting, broke out on the streets of Los Angeles.
VA whistleblower Brandon Coleman is cautiously optimistic about the president’s executive order to protect whistleblowers at the agency.
The House passed a continuing resolution, or "CR," giving Congress until next Friday to hammer out a spending deal for the rest of the fiscal year.
Though he praised the former president, Sanders also repeated criticisms from his campaign about the influence of Wall Street over Washington.
On the cusp of his 100th day in office, President Trump went on a media blitz this week, granting interviews to a number of outlets reflecting on his first months in the nation’s highest office. In addition to an interview with the Associated Press that attracted attention for all the “unintelligible” lines in the transcript, Trump spoke to the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal and Reuters about everything from his flip-flop on withdrawing from NAFTA to his surprise about the difficulties of his job. “I loved my previous life,” Trump told Reuters. “I had so many things going.
When Donald Trump speaks, he sounds — unabashedly, unmistakably — like Donald Trump. But does he sound like a president? Does that even matter?
It is the not the first time the former reality show host has expressed surprise at the difficulty of the job, the size of the government or the vastness of the country.
Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday that she’s troubled by former President Barack Obama’s accepting a $400,000 speaking fee from a Wall Street firm. Obama accepted a $400,000 fee from the investment bank Cantor Fitzgerald to speak at a health care conference in September.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer attempted Thursday to shift blame to the Obama administration for its role in vetting retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the national security adviser dismissed by President Trump. Spicer argued that the Trump transition team didn’t vet Flynn’s appointment because he already held a security clearance at the time. “My only point is that when Gen. Flynn came into the White House, he had an active security clearance that was issued during the Obama administration with all the information that’s being discussed that occurred in 2015,” Spicer said at the daily press briefing.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday that Americans should be concerned about how the administration’s new tax plan would affect them, not how it would benefit the Trump family. Spicer made the comments during a press briefing where he was asked whether it was fair for Americans to question how the proposed tax plan would personally affect President Trump and his family. “The president’s plan right now is something that every American should worry hopefully about how it’s going to affect them,” said Spicer.
President Donald Trump and President of Argentina Mauricio Macri meet in Washington, D.C.; A police forensic officer holds a knife at the scene after a man was arrested for possession of weapons in London; and, Lava flows after volcanic eruption from Mount Etna in Italy.