Presidential Medal Of Freedom News
Bob Dole to be presented with Congressional Gold Medal with Trump in attendance
Former congressman, senator and presidential candidate Bob Dole was one of the few prominent GOP names to support President Donald Trump in the 2016 election. Trump will repay that support on Wednesday as he appears at an award ceremony granting Dole the Congressional Gold Medal . Dole served as a
Mathilde Krim, AIDS research pioneer, dies at 91
Mathilde Krim, a pioneer in the field of AIDS research, passed away Monday at the age of 91. She died peacefully at her home in King's Point, New York. Krim, founding chairman of amfAR, the Foundation for AIDS Research, devoted her life to the fight against HIV/AIDS, in particular raising the
Biden: 'I regret that I am not president' but 'it was the right decision' for family
Just over two years ago, then-Vice President Joe Biden announced that he would not run to succeed President Barack Obama in the 2016 presidential election . This week, he admitted he regrets that he doesn't currently occupy the Oval Office given the potential he sees in the United States. "I regret
Bill Russell takes knee in photo with Presidential Medal of Freedom
A tweeted photo of a kneeling Bill Russell in his Presidential Medal of Freedom surfaced Monday in an apparent gesture of solidarity to the sports world's reaction to President Donald Trump's recent comments regarding NFL players. A solemn-faced Russell, bearing his trademark white goatee and crew
The legacy of political protest in sports
The current NFL kneeling movement started with former 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, but past athletes, from Muhammad Ali to Billie Jean King, have also used their platforms for change.
Everything you need to know about HUD Secretary Ben Carson
The Senate confirmed Ben Carson today as the secretary of the Department of House and Urban Development. Carson has never held elected office nor worked in government before. Here's a snapshot of the new HUD secretary: Full name: Benjamin Solomon Carson Party: Republican Age: 65 (born Sept. 18,
Robert De Niro Discusses Admiration for Pres. Obama and Rally Against Trump
Oscar winner talks about his new movie and why he felt compelled to punch Trump in the face.
President Obama's Final News Conference
In his final White House press conference, President Obama answered a range of questions from Chelsea Manning to his advice for Donald Trump.
VP Joe Biden on Receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom
Biden tells "The View" co-hosts about the moment he was surprised with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.
VP Biden on 'The View': Medal of Freedom 'Shocked the Hell Out of Me'
Vice President Joe Biden says President Obama "sure as hell" shocked him when he awarded Biden the Presidential Medal of Freedom with Distinction Thursday.