World Jul 14

Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko delivers a speech in Minsk, Belarus on May 26, 2021. Press Service of the President of the Republic of Belarus/Reuters
Belarus targets rights activists, journalists with raids

Authorities in Belarus have raided offices and homes of dozens of human rights activists and journalists. The crackdown Wednesday came after the country's authoritarian president promised to "deal with" non-governmental organizations for allegedly fomenting unrest.

Jun 05

The White House abandoned social distancing for reporters attending President Donald Trump's Rose Garden event Friday. The reason? It looks better, according to the presidential aide who ordered the journalists' seats to be placed closer together.