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Jul 14, 2019
Cuba passes new electoral law aiming to restructure governance while retaining one-party systemCuba passed a new electoral law that restructures governance including creating the role of prime minister while retaining the one-party system. The law, which enacts changes already announced in the new constitution and was passed unanimously by the national assembly.
Jan 24, 2019
Donald Trump issues high stakes dare to Democrats, plans to deliver State of the Union next week 'on location'US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress next week, dismissing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's argument that adequate security can't be provided during the partial government shutdown.
Aug 27, 2018
John McCain dies at 81: Former presidents George W Bush, Barack Obama among expected speakers at US senator's funeralPresidents past and present joined members of Congress from both parties and world leaders in mourning Senator John McCain and praising him for a lifetime of service and accomplishments.
Feb 07, 2018
US House of Representatives passes stopgap spending bill to fund government till 23 MarchThe US House of Representatives has passed a stopgap spending bill to fund the government through late March.
Dec 05, 2017
Donald Trump shrinks Utah national monuments; environmental, tribal groups protest movePresident Donald Trump signed proclamations Monday to significantly shrink two large national monuments in Utah after his administration reviewed sites nationwide
Jul 26, 2017
John McCain returns to US Senate to applause, votes to open debate on Obamacare repealApplause and whoops greeted Senator John McCain, who is battling brain cancer, as he returned to the Capitol today to vote.
Jan 22, 2017
Donald Trump's Twitter account uses Obama's inauguration cover imageTwitter's official POTUS and FLOTUS handles on Friday changed their profile images to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. But Trump's @POTUS handle briefly had a banner photo from Barack Obama's 2009 inauguration.
Jun 09, 2016
#ModiInUS: A journey from Vibrant Gujarat to a vibrant worldPrime Minister Narendra Modi’s speech at the joint session of US congress was a remarkable success for the immense confidence he exuded in his exposition.
Mar 29, 2016
US Capitol complex returns to normal a day after police shot and wounded gun-toting intruderThe U.S. Capitol complex was set to return to normal Tuesday, a day after police say officers shot and wounded a man who pulled a weapon at a security checkpoint as he entered the underground Capitol Visitor Center.
Apr 02, 2013
Dozens of Washington residents shake a leg to protest dance taxThe dancers were targeting a law from the 1960s that levies a tax on businesses that offer attendees the "opportunity" to dance. Cover charges and tickets for movies, plays and concerts are exempt from that tax.