Crowds gathered at the Friendship Torch in front of Bayfront Park for a Trayvon Martin vigil on July 14, 2013. Crowds demanded changes to laws and made a social call to arms after George Zimmerman was acquitted from the murder of Martin.
A day after U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced prosecutors would not charge George Zimmerman with a federal hate crime, Trayvon Martin's parents, Tracy Martin and Sybrina Fulton, held a press conference calling the decision 'very disappointing.' Fulton encouraged people to get involved in activism and fight injustice.
The Pasco County Sheriff's Office released body camera video from a deadly standoff and exchange of gunfire last week in Port Richey, Florida. Shooter Brian Disario shot and killed another man, exchanged gunfire with deputies and then took his own life.
Senator John McCain jabbed Monday night at unnamed pushers of isolationist politics, saying at his National Constitution Center Liberty Medal ceremony in Philadelphia that abandoning America's role as an international leader is "unpatriotic". The six-term Republican senator from Arizona made the remarks after receiving the award for a lifetime of service and sacrifice to the country.
President Trump held a joint press conference with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Oct. 16. He covered an array of topics including commenting on the solider deaths in Niger for the first time and discussing his relationship with Congress.