A different sort of White House correspondents' dinner - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:29:11 GMT
Welcome to coverage of the White House Correspondents' Association dinner. This year, it was different. That was largely because President Trump declined to attend. Usually, a joke-filled speech by the commander-in-chief is a highlight of the evening, ...
Trump invigorates, enchants crowd during rally in Harrisburg, Pa. - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sun, 30 Apr 2017 02:19:53 GMT
HARRISBURG, Pa. — On the 100th day, the president had fun. He zipped up to the nearest Rust Belt state full of the forgotten men and women who put him into office. He bashed the bad guys of the media and Hollywood and the swamp he'd just left behind.
Multiple fatalities reported as floods, tornadoes hit Midwest, Texas - USA TODAY Avatar
USA TODAY Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:55:30 GMT
Multiple deaths are reported and numbers could rise Sunday after tornadoes and floods ripped through the Midwest and Texas on Saturday. At least one person in Missouri was killed Saturday as heavy thunderstorms and rain pummeled parts of the Midwest, ...
Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to the White House - CNN Avatar
CNN Sun, 30 Apr 2017 06:20:52 GMT
(CNN) President Donald Trump invited his polarizing Philippines counterpart to the White House during a phone call in which the two leaders discussed North Korea. Trump and President Rodrigo Duterte had a "friendly discussion" Saturday that also ...
Climate March draws massive crowd to DC in sweltering heat - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 29 Apr 2017 19:09:07 GMT
On a sweltering April day, tens of thousands of demonstrators assembled in Washington on Saturday for the latest installment of the regular protests that punctuate the Trump era. This large-scale climate march marked President Trump's first 100 days in ...
Trump says China pressuring North Korea on missile, nukes - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 29 Apr 2017 23:48:45 GMT
SEOUL, South Korea — President Donald Trump said in a television interview to be aired Sunday that he believes China's president has been putting pressure on North Korea as it pursues its missile and nuclear weapons programs. In an interview with CBS' ...
Congress at 100 Days: Frenetic Action but Few Accomplishments - New York Times Avatar
New York Times Fri, 28 Apr 2017 19:37:18 GMT
Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, at a news conference at the Capitol on Tuesday. He asked Senate committee leaders to bring him bipartisan bills. Credit Al Drago/The New York Times ...
Trump to NRA: 'You have a true friend in the White House' - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sat, 29 Apr 2017 06:47:08 GMT
ATLANTA — For nearly a decade, gun owners felt like they were living on pins and needles, worried about gun rights being taken away and feeling as though their way of life was scorned and under attack. All those fears disappeared the moment Donald ...
What We Learned About The Mood Of Trump's Tweets - NPR Avatar
NPR Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:00:52 GMT
On the week marking President Trump's 100 days in office, his mood on Twitter was much less positive than it had been in the previous few weeks. A sentiment analysis shows these last few months have been a roller coaster of emotion. Trump's most ...and more »
Is this the future of college: Online classes, but no degree - Washington Post Avatar
Washington Post Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:45:55 GMT
WASHINGTON — Connor Mitchell's university classes take place online, he doesn't have any exams and he studies in a different country every year. Is he looking into the future or taking a gamble? With college costs rising steadily and with more courses ...and more »
2017 NFL Draft, Winners and Losers: Browns make smart moves, Bears fall short - CBSSports.com Avatar
CBSSports.com Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:07:20 GMT
Three years is about the right time to judge an NFL Draft, and even then is kind of early. So how about three minutes? The draft is barely cold right now, and we've got winners and losers hot of the press. Teams that get called winners could look ...
The 9 best players available on Day 3 of the NFL Draft - FOXSports.com Avatar
FOXSports.com Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:53:11 GMT
Although it's the least-watched day of the draft, teams can still find great value on Saturday. Guys like Dak Prescott, Tom Brady and Richard Sherman were taken after the fourth round, so there is still plenty of talent to be had on the final day ...
Marine Le Pen: Far-Right Scion Who Could Become First Female French President - NBCNews.com Avatar
NBCNews.com Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:38:10 GMT
French presidential election candidate for the far-right Front National (FN) party Marine Le Pen delivers a speech during a campaign meeting on April 19, 2017, in Marseilles. Anne-Christine Poujoulat / AFP - Getty Images. Share; Share · Tweet · Comment ...
US Marines return to volatile Afghan province - CNN Avatar
CNN Sat, 29 Apr 2017 15:37:45 GMT
(CNN) The US Marines are back in Afghanistan's turbulent Helmand province for the first time since the NATO-led international coalition ended its combat operations three years ago. At least 300 Marines have been deployed to the southwestern province ...
EU Throws Down Brexit Gauntlet to U.K. as Talks Edge Closer - Bloomberg Avatar
Bloomberg Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:00:15 GMT
European Union governments threw down the gauntlet to the U.K. ahead of Brexit talks, listing demands Prime Minister Theresa May must satisfy before they will discuss the trade deal she wants and urging her to be more realistic in her expectations.and more »
Seahawks what they said: Pete Carroll and John Schneider review the 2017 NFL Draft - Seattle Times Avatar
Seattle Times Sun, 30 Apr 2017 03:35:00 GMT
Here is all that Pete Carroll and John Schneider had to say about the 2017 NFL Draft Saturday. Share story. By. Bob Condotta. Seattle Times staff reporter. Here is the official transcript of all that Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and general manager John ...
How long can Jordan keep walking the Middle East tightrope? - Los Angeles Times Avatar
Los Angeles Times Sun, 30 Apr 2017 10:00:52 GMT
For six tumultuous years, Jordan has weathered the war in neighboring Syria by walking a fine line: supporting the U.S.-supported rebels seeking to overthrow President Bashar Assad, but also cooperating with Assad's closest ally, Russia. But as the ...and more »
John Elway 'comfortable' taking Chad Kelly after calling QB's uncle, Jim Kelly - ESPN Avatar
ESPN Sun, 30 Apr 2017 00:46:23 GMT
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- The Denver Broncos said they vetted Chad Kelly carefully, and that's why they used the draft's final pick, 253rd overall, to select the Mississippi quarterback on Saturday and add him to the roster. Kelly, a gifted quarterback who ...
Manchester United's Luke Shaw suffers new injury setback vs. Swansea - ESPN FC Avatar
ESPN FC Sun, 30 Apr 2017 11:23:05 GMT
Luke Shaw took an early knock, and was forced to come off in Manchester United's clash with Swansea. Manchester United defender Luke Shaw limped off injured after only nine minutes of his side's home game against Swansea on Sunday. Shaw, 23 ...and more »