U.S. Politics

FILE PHOTO: International passengers arrive at Washington Dulles International Airport after the U.S. Supreme Court granted parts of the Trump administration's emergency request to put its travel ban into effect later in the week pending further judicial review, in Dulles, Virginia, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan/Files

Rights Groups Decry New Travel Restrictions: 'This Is Still A Muslim Ban'

President Donald Trump's third attempt to restrict travel to the United States from a handful of countries is just as xenophobic as the previous ones, refugee advocates and human rights groups lamente...
Dec 24, 2016; Los Angeles, CA, USA; San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick (7) pumps his fist as he acknowledges the cheers from the 49ers' fans after leading his team to a 22-21 come-from-behind win over the Los Angeles Rams at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports

Donald Trump Can't Stop Attacking Black Sports Figures

Saturday morning, President Donald Trump attempted to rescind a White House invitation he apparently had never extended, when he tweeted that Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry was no longe...
U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during his meeting meets with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during the U.N. General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 20, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

The U.S. And Syria Are Now The Only Countries To Reject The Paris Agreement

Nicaragua, one of only two countries to initially reject the Paris climate accord, now plans to sign the agreement. The Central American nation originally refused to sign the global deal to cut planet...
US First Lady Melania Trump addresses other spouses of world leaders at a United Nations luncheon on September 20, 2017, in the United States Mission in New York. The First Lady addressed the issue of vulnerable children around the world. / AFP PHOTO / DON EMMERT (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Melania Trump's Anti-Bullying Speech Did Not Go Down Well

The irony of Melania Trump's anti-bullying speech at the United Nations on Wednesday was not lost on Twitter users. The first lady told world leaders' spouses that their focus must shift to what child...
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly (C) and First Lady Melania Trump (lower right) listen as U.S. President Donald Trump delivers his address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York, U.S., September 19, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Trump Claims His UN Speech Was 'Great' - Here's What People Actually Think

Donald Trump gave his first ever address to the United Nations General Assembly yesterday and seemed pretty pleased with himself for threatening to "to totally destroy North Korea". A great and imp...
US actor Leonardo DiCaprio looks on prior to speaking on stage during the Paris premiere of the documentary film 'Before the Flood' on October 17, 2016 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. US actor Leonardo DiCaprio has issued an impassioned call for immediate action on climate change in 'Before the Flood', a documentary film making its premiere in Paris on October 17. DiCaprio takes viewers around the world to meet experts and politicians in order to reveal the scale of the problem, its effects and the paths towards solutions. / AFP / POOL / CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT (Photo credit should read CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT/AFP/Getty Images)

Hurricanes A 'Global Wake-Up Call': DiCaprio Rips Trump Over Climate Change

Actor and activist Leonardo DiCaprio said Tuesday that the recent string of devastating hurricanes — Harvey, Irma and now Maria — shines a light on the climate crisis and should come as a...
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 19: President Donald Trump speaks to world leaders at the 72nd United Nations (UN) General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York on September 19, 2017 in New York City. This is Trump's first appearance at the General Assembly where he addressed threats from Iran and North Korea among other global concerns. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Donald Trump's First UN Address Gets Mixed Reviews From Political Leaders

President Donald Trump's first address to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday prompted a mix of praise and condemnation from U.S. politicians and world leaders. A packed room of internation...