Edwards Air Force Base, more commonly known as Area 51, has been the subject of countless conspiracy theories for decades, but a recent surge of social media memes and a Facebook event with a large RSVP list have put the United States Air Force on high alert for people who want to “see them aliens.”
On Friday, US President Donald Trump announced to White House reporters that Labor Secretary Rene Alexander Acosta would be stepping down of his own accord, just two days after Acosta held a press conference defending his 2007 plea deal given to convicted sex offender and billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein.
On Tuesday, a federal appeals court ruled that since assuming office, US President Donald Trump has been violating the US Constitution’s First Amendment by choosing to block certain Americans from viewing his timeline, despite the account in question being his personal handle rather than “@POTUS.”
US President Donald Trump claims this year’s July 4 celebration on the National Mall will be the “show of a lifetime,” featuring a series of musical performances, military flyovers and a public address from 45 himself. However, Trump’s scheduled displays may not be the only prominent gatherings in Washington, DC.
Wednesday night kicked off the first of a two-day, 20-candidate debate series between a wide range of political hopefuls vying for the Democratic presidential nomination. From Spanglish to technical difficulties, the night included a series of unexpected occurrences both on and off the stage.
Tensions between Tehran and Washington reached new levels on Tuesday after Iran’s president criticized his US counterpart’s administration, asserting the White House is “full of lies” and “mentally retarded” for its sanctions. US President Donald Trump, of course, did not let this comment go without a Twitter response.
On Wednesday, former US Vice President Joe Biden doubled down and defended his romanticization of time spent working with senators who opposed efforts toward desegregation, saying it was wrong of his fellow Democrats to criticize his comments because there’s “not a racist bone” in his body.
In a bold Monday night tweet, US President Donald Trump proudly announced the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) would begin removing “millions” of “illegal aliens” from US cities. Through what means? That’s anyone’s guess.
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to announce White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders’ resignation and decision to move back to Arkansas. The president had kind words for Sanders and her “extraordinary talents,” but who will be next at the podium?
The dissemination of a Facebook video depicting House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) as a word-slurring drunk prompted social media CEO Mark Zuckerberg to give the congresswoman a ring, but as the weeks have gone by, Pelosi has yet to return his calls, according to recent reports.
On Thursday, top House Democrats “respectfully” wrote to US President Donald Trump, calling for him to rescind his plan to use Washington’s Fourth of July celebration as an opportunity to address the public with presumably partisan talking points.
The second day of US President Donald Trump’s UK state visit included an unexpected cancelation, a perceived snub and thousands of protesters that somehow managed to evade The Don’s gaze.
On Thursday, US President Donald Trump tapped into his alter ego “Tariff Man” and promised a better economic tomorrow as he imposed a 5% tariff on all Mexican imports, effective June 10.
On Wednesday, now-retired special counsel Robert Mueller held an abruptly announced press conference to provide further clarification on the findings from his team’s two-year investigation into US President Donald Trump’s team’s alleged collusion with Russia in the 2016 presidential campaign.
The future of press freedom has become a topic of conversation since the US Department of Justice announced Wednesday that not only would WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange face 17 additional criminal offenses, but he would also be prosecuted under the 1917 Espionage Act.
Wednesday afternoon, US President Donald Trump called a press conference to blast Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats, who met earlier that morning for a series of presentations concerning the president and his alleged “cover-up.”
Following the US government accusing Chinese tech giant Huawei of spying on behalf of Beijing and placing it on an "Entity List", a number of prominent corporations have moved to sever their ties with the company.
Citing Trump administration officials, a Monday article in the New York Times claimed that Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan had presented US President Donald Trump with a military plan revised by National Security Adviser John Bolton which called for the deployment of 120,000 troops in response to nuclear provocation or attacks by Iran.
Around the same time Washington officials were meeting their Beijing counterparts for trade talks, US President Donald Trump’s thumbs were meeting his phone to compose a tweet laced with name-calling directed at two Democratic presidential candidates.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s whereabouts became a hot topic Tuesday afternoon after the official’s scheduled Berlin meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Foreign Minister Heiko Maas was abruptly canceled.