Melania Trump has a tough act to follow. Michelle Obama leaves the White House with sky-high approval ratings after a campaign season where enormous and enthusiastic crowds jammed into her every appearance, shouting that she should to run for office. Retrospectives of the Obama presidency praise
The big question that remains is what type of president Donald Trump will be. The potential answers run the gamut, depending on his performance and leadership, between an abject failure and a transformative leader. We know the type of campaign he ran and the negative effect it had on our discourse,
Presidents Day is the federal holiday reserved for honoring the leading men of our country. It’s officially "Washington's Birthday," but the name has evolved informally over the years to honor not just the first president, but all 43 of them. Keeping this theme in mind, here are 12 fun facts you
The Washington Monument is back in business. After a nearly three-year, $15 million renovation to repair damage caused by the earthquake that shook its foundation in August 2011, the iconic marble tower reopened during a ceremony Monday morning, allowing the first visitors to travel to the top
From Earth Day to the Iran Hostage Crisis, April has seen some of the best and the worst incidents history has to offer. Take a look at what has happened in decades and centuries past for the week of April 22 to 26. April 22 1970: First Earth Day Celebration Sen. Gaylord Nelson, D-Wis., planted the
Presidents Day fact: Historians generally agree that Abraham Lincoln was the greatest U.S. president. President Obama seems to agree, too. He announced his first run for president from the steps of the state house in Springfield, Ill., and laced it with references to No. 16....
Inaugurations Do Not Always Go as Planned. Here Are a Few of the Most Memorable Gaffes
By TERRY MORAN, BRANDON BAUR and LAUREN EFFRON As Hurricane Sandy continues to batter Cape May, N.J., with high winds and flooding, there is one business in town that is determined to stay open and ride it out. The Congress Hall Hotel in Cape May, the...
Transcript: "This Week" with Former President Bill Clinton and President George W. Bush.