Activists protesting Vice President-Elect Michael Pence's stance on gay rights organized a massive dance party in front of his Washington, DC house Wednesday evening.
In the opinion of US Senator Rand Paul, "somebody needs to go to jail" for the #GoldenShowerGate 'scandal' that never was.
US President Barack Obama said in a final press conference on Wednesday that he does not anticipate that President-elect Donald Trump would pursue a lot of policies implemented by the previous administration.
The decision to end the "wet foot, dry foot" policy for Cuban immigrants was driven by normalizing relations between the United States and Cuba, outgoing US President Barack Obama said during his last press conference on Wednesday.
The US Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC) announced on Wednesday it approved retired Gen. James Mattis for the position US Secretary of Defense.
The incoming administration should follow President-elect Donald Trump's directions on the United States trade partnership with Taiwan which has been complicated by the US “One China” policy, Secretary of Commerce nominee Wilbur Ross said in his confirmation hearing before the Senate Commerce Committee on Wednesday.
Media won't be allowed entering the Trump International Hotel located blocks away from the White House during inauguration week, the hotel's Director of Sales and Marketing Patricia Tang said on Wednesday.
Outgoing President Barack Obama said at his final press conference on Wednesday that the idea of voter fraud in the United States is an example of fake news.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to end its adversarial approach and work in partnership with individual states on air and water quality, EPA Administrator-nominee Scott Pruitt told the US Senate in a contentious confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
If NASA intends to continue sending astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) or the moon, the space agency has little choice but to rely on Roscosmos’ Soyuz spacecraft, at least until 2019.
After commuting Chelsea Manning's sentence, outgoing President Barack Obama said that the whistleblower's punishment "was very disproportionate relative to what other leakers had received."
At his final press conference, answering the question about Julian Assange's fate, President Obama refused to confirm or deny whether the US will be seeking his extradition.
Two surface-to-air missile launchers have been deployed by the North Dakota Army National Guard to surveil protesters near a disputed Dakota Access Pipeline construction site. Activists at the site have posted video and photos of Avenger missile systems spotted on January 16.
Founder of the WikiLeaks website Julian Assange is ready to be extradited to the United States for testimony if Washington guarantees all his rights, the whistleblowing organization said Wednesday.
Outgoing US President Barack Obama is holding his last press conference.
The US Army is preparing to conduct a study of the potential environmental ramifications related to the Dakota Access pipeline, the department said in a public notice published in the US federal register on Wednesday.
Former US President George H. W. Bush has been moved to intensive care at the Houston Methodist Hospital in the state of Texas and he is now in stable condition, his press office said in a statement.
The uncertainty surrounding the Department of Defense’s yearly spending as a result of congressional budget caps, also known as sequestration, affects the US military’s efficiency and is harmful to US strategy, Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter said in farewell remarks on Wednesday.
The lavish meals prepared for the presidential inaugurations are not a matter to be taken lightly. In Russia, the US and probably in every other country the dishes prepared for such a grand ceremony are cooked under the watch of the president's security to ensure that nothing is tampered with. The meals become more a work of art than anything else.
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