Politics

Africa Leaders Summit: Who Didn’t Make the Cut?

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — More than 45 African heads of state are now in Washington, D.C., for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first of its kind. The Obama administration invited nearly all of Africa’s leaders, hoping to strengthen ties between the Read More

Kerry Acts as Translator During Event with Angolan VP

State Department photo/Public Domain(WASHINGTON) — Secretary of State John Kerry is known for his grasp of many languages and on Monday, during a photo op with the Angolan vice president, he had to put those skills to work. Angolan Vice President Manuel Vicente Read More

Ronald Reagan's Press Secretary James Brady Dies

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — James Brady, the former White House press secretary who survived being shot in the head during the 1981 assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan, died Monday at age 73. Brady was seriously injured by the Read More

Here’s How Much Less Congress Works than You Do

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — On track to become one of the least productive in modern history, the 113th Congress isn’t exactly popular. Despite their failure to address the border crisis, lawmakers have now officially gone home for a few weeks of Read More

Egypt Files Protest to US State Department

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Add Egypt to the list of the countries that has a beef with the U.S. Cairo is angry about remarks made by State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf, who was asked last week why the Obama administration hasn’t withheld military Read More