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6-year-old boys who met during leukemia treatment get to be 'Pilots for a Day'
Aviation buffs Jack Kirkbride and Houston Pirrung, both six years old, recently went on a "mission" with the U.S. Air Force that they will likely never forget. Kirkbride and Pirrung, who've been dubbed the "battle buddies," became fast friends while undergoing treatment for leukemia at Johns
Book excerpt: 'One Nation After Trump'
Excerpted from ONE NATION AFTER TRUMP : A Guide for the Perplexed, the Disillusioned, the Desperate, and the Not-Yet Deported by E.J. Dionne, Jr., Norman J. Ornstein, and Thomas E. Mann by arrangement with St. Martin's Press, an imprint of Macmillan, Copyright © E.J. Dionne, Jr., Norman J.
6-year-old admonished for taking a knee during Pledge of Allegiance at Florida school
The mother of a 6-year-old Florida boy who took a knee during the Pledge of Allegiance on Monday morning criticized the way the school handled the incident. Eugenia McDowell told ABC News that her son knelt down during the daily pledge to the flag at Wiregrass Elementary School in Wesley Chapel,
President Trump strikes a softer tone in Reno after bombastic Phoenix rally
President Donald Trump 's tone at today’s speech at the National Convention of the American Legion in Reno, Nevada struck a softer tone than his bombastic speech in Phoenix on Tuesday night. "There is no country like the United States of America. We have no division too deep for us to heal, and
Utah boy captured on camera stopping bike to say Pledge of Allegiance
Wyatt Warner takes his patriotism very seriously. The 8-year-old who lives near Salt Lake City, Utah, was captured on surveillance video recently taking a pause during playtime to say the Pledge of Allegiance in front of a flag hanging from a neighbor's house. Wyatt's mother, Jami Warner, said
Daughters of fallen Marine shadow members of Congress on Take Your Kid to Work Day
Capitol Hill was crawling with kids Thursday. Beyond the usual school groups and tours, there were dozens of youngsters joining their parents for national Take Your Kid to Work Day. House Speaker Paul Ryan ended his weekly press conference by asking all the "junior" reporters to come onstage for a
The revival of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban against immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The action had sparked international protests, a clash between the
Lady Gaga Opens Super Bowl LI Halftime Show With Tribute to America
Lady Gaga stole the show at Super Bowl LI in Houston, beginning the Pepsi Zero Sugar halftime show with a medley of "God Bless America" and "This Land Is Your Land" before reciting a portion of the Pledge of Allegiance. Gaga then broke into her hit "Poker Face" while hoisted in the air. She wore a
'House of Cards' Drops Season 5 Teaser on Inauguration Day
Donald Trump is being sworn in today as the 45th president of the United States. On the day of the inauguration, the Netflix hit show "House of Cards" dropped a chilling season 5 teaser with the caption, "We make the terror." The show has made no connection to the big day or the new president, but
The Note: Day One for the 115th Congress
INAUGURATION COUNTDOWN: 17 days NOTABLES --HOUSE REPUBLICANS EFFECTIVELY GUT ETHICS WATCHDOG: Late last night, House Republicans voted to put the independent Office of Congressional Ethics under control of the chamber's Ethics Committee -- a move that Democrats slammed just hours before the new