Thousands of young students arrived in the nation's capital this week to attend the presidential inauguration a five-day immersive educational experience in governing, debating, and helping to solve the world's biggest problems.
Military veterans conducted maneuvers at the Iowa Capitol Wednesday, calling for improved benefits for the 230,000 who call Iowa home and protection for the collective bargaining rights of more than one-fifth of Iowa veterans who hold public sector jobs.
A long-awaited new veterans outpatient clinic in Bremerton, Wash. has been delayed a great deal longer. VA Puget Sound Health Care System terminated a lease of a potential new space due to seismic concerns.
The DeploraBall drew attention on social media earlier this month, in part because several of the people who were said to be attending are known for being online provocateurs, contributing to the alt-right, an extremist movement of mostly young men seeking a whites-only nation.
Human rights and other groups have criticized the administration, saying it has undercounted civilian casualties. They also are worried that President-elect Donald Trump will more aggressively conduct drone strikes.
There is no indication in official records that Santiago has ever lived in Florida or was entitled to a Florida license. So, as a resident of Puerto Rico, how did he get one? And could someone else do the same?
Sixty-nine percent of Americans agreed with the statement that Trump’s use of Twitter is bad because “in an instant messages can have unintended major implications without careful review,” according to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Wednesday.
State legislative leaders have asked the incoming Trump administration to either kill or require major changes to the nearly completed wind farm, which they said will interfere with the operation of a military radar installation.
The lack of Latino appointments means no Hispanic will serve in a president's Cabinet for the first time in nearly three decades — and it's drawing fierce criticism from Hispanics, who call it a major setback for the nation's largest minority group.