President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro take in a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team in Havana on March 22, 2016. The contest was just the second with an MLB team in Cuba since 1959. The 48-hour trip to Cuba makes history with Obama being the first sitting U.S. president to visit Cuba in almost 90 years.
Everyone from Vice President Joe Biden to Democratic and GOP presidential candidates spoke at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's Policy Conference (AIPAC) on March 20-21, 2016, in Washington, D.C.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump may call the media "scum" and "terrible people," but he made time on March 21, 2016, to personally led reporters on a walking tour of construction at Trump International Hotel, which will be housed in the Old Post Office Building in Washington, D.C.
Instead of handing patients slips of paper, physicians must electronically send orders directly to pharmacies for everything from antibiotics to cholesterol pills to painkillers, with some exceptions. As of March 27, 2016, it will be mandatory for health care providers to issue electronic prescriptions for controlled and non-controlled substances. The requirement is meant to fight painkiller abuse, reduce errors and expand a practice that doctors and patients often find convenient.
Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Frank Miller and many more on the red carpet at the "Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice" premiere at Radio City Music Hall on March 20, 2016, in New York City.
The mayor, the governor, and thousands of people turn out to enjoy New York City's St. Patrick's Day Parade along Fifth Avenue on March 17, 2016. The city's St. Patrick's Parade is the oldest and largest St. Patrick's Day Parade in the world. The first parade was held on March 17, 1762.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder and EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the Environmental Protection Agency's administration of the Safe Drinking Water Act in Flint, Mich., on Capitol Hill in Washington D.C., March 17, 2016.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio abandoned his bid for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night after an embarrassing home-state defeat to front-runner Donald Trump. Rubio was once cast as "the Republican savior" before failing to win more than one state in the GOP primaries.
President Barack Obama has nominated Merrick Garland, chief judge of the U.S. Court of Appeals in the D.C. district, to fill the Supreme Court vacancy left by the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Garland is a centrist confirmed to his current post with strong bipartisan support. Obama made the announcement in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday, March 16, 2016.
Today marks the 50th anniversary of NASA's Gemini 8 mission, the sixth manned spaceflight conducted during the United States' Project Gemini program. The primary objective of the mission the successful docking of two spacecraft in orbit, a first in spaceflight. It was a success, though the crew suffered a critical system failure, forcing them to abandon their mission and return to Earth after just 10 hours in space. Find more about this day in history in the UPI Almanac.
Police dogs prepare to sniff out a threat around Beijing's Tiananmen Square during the closing session of the National People's Congress in the Great Hall of the People on March 16, 2016. China's communist-controlled 'rubber stamp' legislature approved an economic roadmap for the next five years as well as a charity law to address the country's growth.
Actor Danny DeVito hits the campaign trail with Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders during a stop at Affton High School in Affton, Mo., on March 13, 2016. The advance team failed to recognize DeVito's shorter stature and provide him with a step behind the lectern, prompting the actor to grab a wooden box from the side of the stage himself.
Since announcing his run for the Republican presidential nomination, businessman Donald J. Trump has courted controversy with his statements on Mexican immigrants and banning Muslims from entering the United States. His campaign rallies have seen a scattering of protests and on March 11, 2016, clashes between pro-Trump supporters and protesters erupted in Chicago, forcing the cancellation of the event by the Trump campaign out of security concerns.
Born on March 12, 1946, to stage and screen actress Judy Garland and film director Vincente Minnelli, Liza May Minnelli is Hollywood royalty. The actress and singer made a name for herself on Broadway before taking home a Best Actress Oscar for her role as Sally Bowles in the 1972 musical film Cabaret, as well as multiple Emmy, Tony, and Grammy awards.
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