Nearly 300 people gathered at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Miami Thursday night to hold a mock town hall without Marco Rubio. Erica Nelson, 50, showed up to encourage others to get involved in activism.
President Donald Trump held a meeting on Tuesday with county sheriffs. Trump said he would work to expand "abuse-deterring drugs" in an effort to combat the opioid epidemic, while reiterating the need for a strong border. He also said his government was committed to creating strong borders and supporting country sheriffs in their work.
President Barack Obama hosted his final Kennedy Center Honors gala in the East Room of the White House on Sunday. Actor Al Pacino, rock band The Eagles, pianist Martha Argerich, gospel singer Mavis Staples and singer-songwriter James Taylor all received the honors on Sunday.
Watch a short portion of Wednesday's Louisiana U.S. Senate Debate when former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke interrupts in order to respond to being called a liar during the debate. Protesters surrounded the hall at Dillard University, a historically black university, as the school decided to keep anyone from entering to watch the debate. “It’s a free country, everybody has a right to protest,” said Duke as he entered the hall.
Donald Trump spoke to the Cuban American National Foundation in 1999, casting himself as a pro-embargo hardliner who refused to do potentially lucrative business in Cuba until Fidel Castro was gone. Keyframe photo by Tim Chapman of Donald Trump as he blasts Fidel Castro and says we need to keep the embargo on Cuba while at the Bay of Pigs Association in Little Havana, on Nov. 15, 1999.
Speaking at a rally in Wilmington, N.C. on Tuesday, Donald Trump made a comment about "Second Amendment people" having the ability to stop Hillary Clinton's judges. The Clinton campaign called his comments "dangerous." The Trump campaign said he was talking about voting.
GOP presidential nominee Trump addresses RNC live from Trump Tower in New York City, thanking the delegates for the nomination. Trump said he is "so proud" and looks forward to building a brighter future after winning in November. CREDIT: FedNet
Donald Trump's wife Melania talks about growing up in Slovenia, American citizenship and her appreciation for veterans. "Donald has always been an amazing leader, now he will go to work for you," she said about the Republican presidential nominee. Courtesy of FedNet
Courtney Gessford, 28, of Sacramento, Calif., lived out a dream when she was "showered" with puppies from the Front Street Animal Shelter. Gessford, who has been battling cancer for three years, said she felt like she was “in a dream.” Her family thought this would be a great way to lift her spirits.
Klaus Schwab, founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, said he hopes President Donald Trump's planned visit to a gathering of world decision-makers and elites in Davos, Switzerland will "provide him even better with a global perspective."
A fatal school shooting occurred at Marshall County High School on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, in Benton, Ky. At least two person was killed and nineteenth people injured were taken to hospitals, some by helicopter. Police said a suspect was apprehended and the school was locked down.