The cornerstone of the White House was laid almost 230 years ago, on 13 October 1792. At various times in history, the White House has been known as the "President's Palace", the "President's House", and the "Executive Mansion". President Theodore Roosevelt officially gave the White House the name by which everyone knows it in 1901.
In the US and some other countries, people celebrate the delicious ice cream brand on 24 January...by eating loads of ice cream.
This year's inauguration of President Joe Biden has gone down in history not only because it took place amid an acute global situation, the coronavirus pandemic, but also due to the enormous security measures undertaken.
The 2020 November elections in the United States are just six weeks away - in fact, early voting has already begun. The vote will decide who will be at the helm of the US - incumbent President Donald Trump, who will try to retain the position, or his Democratic rival Joe Biden, who is vying for the presidency for the third time.
Israel has increased the number of Arab states that have established diplomatic ties with the Jewish state. The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain have become the third and the fourth Arab nations to normalise ties with Israel after Jordan in 1994 and Egypt in 1979.
The Russian Health Ministry registered the first coronavirus vaccine in the world on 11 August. It was developed jointly by the Gamaleya Research Institute and the Russian Defence Ministry.
As former US President Donald Trump wraps up his first full day away from any presidential responsibilities, it seems that some of his die-hard supporters are jumping ship and turning their backs on the outgoing commander-in-chief.
With less than 24 hours until US President Donald Trump steps down as acting president, it seems his hopes for a grand send-off are far from becoming a reality, as some officials are opting not to attend the farewell festivities.
With an overwhelming amount of lawmakers in favor of impeaching US President Donald Trump in the wake of the Capitol riot, the president is quickly seeing his inner circle shrink right before his eyes, as he attempts to make the most of his last few days in office.
It's a well-known fact that unlike dogs, their four-pawed contestants for human love - cats can't stand water and making them take a bath can become a real headache for owners.
A Coast Guard official said the guy was lucky that he was with somebody who was able to communicate the incident to the Coast Guard, otherwise he would not have been able to be “be with his family in time for the holidays”.
It's a well-known fact that unlike cats, dogs are very good swimmers and won't hesitate to take any opportunity to get their paws wet.