Several hours before Trump’s “Salute for America” celebration, people filed to the National Mall in baking heat and took shade under the scattered trees while, not far away, music wafted from a party on the White House South Lawn. To…
By Lynn Berry, Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
In a fiery speech, President Trump railed against “angry mobs” that were trying to “tear down statues” at a rally at Mt. Rushmore on Friday. Despite warnings, there were few facemasks and little social distancing at the event, which saw…
By PBS NewsHour
Elevating a message of personal responsibility over statewide crackdowns on businesses and requirements for people in public spaces has been a consistent approach among certain governors during the coronavirus crisis. That’s especially true in Republican-leaning states that had relatively few…
By Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press
As coronavirus cases spike, public health officials are pleading with Americans to avoid large crowds and hold more muted Independence Day celebrations, but subdued is not President Donald Trump’s style, and he aimed to go big, promising a “special evening”…
By Aamer Madhani, Associated Press
New York Times columnist David Brooks and Washington Post columnist Jonathan Capehart join Judy Woodruff to analyze the latest news, including the possibility that the Washington Redskins will change their name amid growing pressure for racial justice, the failures that…
By Courtney Vinopal
The document signed more than 200 years ago declaring the United States’ independence from Britain contained within it inherent contradictions.
By Stephen Whyno, Associated Press
In a statement, the team said recent events around the U.S. and feedback from the community prompted the formal review.
By Courtney Vinopal
Former Vice President and presumptive Democratic Presidential Candidate Joe Biden will speak at the National Education Association's assembly July 3.
By Stephen Groves
Trump is expected to speak at a Mount Rushmore event, which has issued 7,500 tickets to watch fireworks that he previewed on Thursday as a "display like few people have seen."…
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