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New York City hosted its annual Veterans Day Parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation, on Nov. 11. “America’s Parade” featured more than 20,000 participants, with 300 marching bands, floats, veterans’ groups and military units. Medal of Honor recipient Florent Groberg (U.S. Army, Afghanistan) was this year’s grand marshal.
The man stood outside the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office, holding a Betsy Ross version of the American flag and wondering out loud whether to go to his car and get his gun. “They’re telling me they’re going to kick my cracker ass,” said Ryan Farley, a self-employed construction worker who was protesting against what he believes were Democratic attempts to steal the election, despite the lack of any evidence of this occurring. Farley, who is white, told Yahoo News he had become engaged in a series of back-and-forth insults with a group of five or six African-American men who worked inside the elections office and were sitting outside while on break.
Former Democratic National Committee Chairman Howard Dean was pleased with the party’s performance in last week’s midterm elections — and not just because it regained control of the House.
“I think that Stacey Abrams’s election is being stolen from her, using what I think are insidious measures to disenfranchise certain groups of people,” Booker said.
The filmmakers behind “The Front Runner” discussed the importance of former Sen. Gary Hart’s unsuccessful 1988 presidential campaign after a screening Monday.
“Right now, … this is those wonderful moments in Washington where we should be able to come together and get good work done before we start balkanizing ourselves for presidential ambitions,” Booker said.
News that several senior officials in the Trump administration were set to be fired rocked the White House on Tuesday. President Trump is said to be considering replacing his chief of staff, John Kelly, according to a Wall Street Journal report published on Tuesday. The Journal reported the move would be part of a larger “shake-up” that would begin with the removal of Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.
Brenda Snipes has been found at fault in a number of disputes over her handling of elections over the past few years, exasperating both Republicans and Democrats in the state.
President Trump lashed out at France on Twitter Tuesday, chastising French President Emmanuel Macron for denouncing nationalism.
The Army’s top civilian leader has proposed shutting down the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute, which has played a large role in preparing the military and civilians to work in regions recovering from war.
President Trump on Monday suggested that the ongoing recounts in Florida should be halted and the races called for Republican candidates while floating baseless claims of voter fraud.
Over a year after an airstrike killed Buthaina's immediate family, remaining relatives are accusing Saudi authorities of kidnapping the girl in a bid to hide a powerful symbol of the war in Yemen.
Hong Kong official Patrick Ho was indicted on foreign bribery and money-laundering charges, but the probe into Ho, his nonprofit and the U.N. wasn’t about just corruption.
The existence of the new classified operation, code-named Yukon Journey, was partially revealed in a Defense Department inspector general report posted online earlier this month.
President Donald Trump paid tribute Sunday to U.S. and allied soldiers killed in World War I as he and dozens of other world leaders commemorated the 100th anniversary of the end of "a horrible, horrible war" that marked America's emergence as a world power.
As votes continue to be counted, Democrats are inching toward solidifying their control of the House with a pickup of as many as 40 seats, while Republican Senate wins in Arizona and Florida are looking less solid.
President Trump’s latest executive action, which seeks to limit the ability of migrants to apply for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border, was met with widespread criticism Friday from legal experts, human rights advocates and some members of Congress, who described it as not just discriminatory and inhumane, but also illegal under both U.S. and international law.
“People are looking too much at what got flipped and not at long-term directional trends,” said Jessica Alter of Tech for Campaigns, which connects tech and campaign experts with candidates.
President Trump on Friday said he did not know Mark Whitaker before appointing him acting attorney general, despite saying he did less than a month ago.
Republicans cry foul over changing vote totals in Broward and Palm Beach counties, while Democrats demand all ballots be counted.
U.S. progressive groups staged hundreds of protests nationwide on Thursday evening to demand that President Trump do nothing to hinder an ongoing investigation into his campaign and Russian meddling during the 2016 U.S. election. The protests, operating under the banner “Nobody Is Above the Law” and led by the activist group MoveOn, called for people to gather in cities at 5 p.m. on Thursday in an effort to protect the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller. The action was spurred by Trump’s move on Wednesday to replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions with Sessions’s chief of staff, Matt Whitaker, as acting attorney general.
In her upcoming memoir, Michelle Obama writes that she will “never forgive” President Trump for pushing the so-called birther conspiracy that she believes put her family’s safety at risk.
Robert Gaafar, who survived last year's Route 91 Harvest massacre, is reliving seering memories after this week's mass shooting in Thousand Oaks, Calif.