The 38th Annual Kennedy Center Honors hosted by United States Secretary of State John F. Kerry at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. on December 5 and the gala to honor the honorees on December 6. The 2015 honorees are: singer-songwriter Carole King, filmmaker George Lucas, actress and singer Rita Moreno, conductor Seiji Ozawa, and actress and Broadway star Cicely Tyson.
President Barack Obama's daughters Malia and Sasha Obama were 11- and 8-years-old, respectively when their father took office in 2009. The girls have grown up the spotlight and were featured in Time magazine's "25 Most Influential Teens of 2014." Here's a gallery featuring UPI's best photos of the Obama siblings during their time as first daughters.
Cheney served as the 46th vice president of the United States under President George W. Bush. It is a Senate tradition that marble busts of former vice presidents are displayed at the Capitol to honor their constitutional role as president of the senate.
Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch and Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson met with the State Councilor and Minister of Public Security Guo Shengkun of China to discuss cybercrime and related issues at the Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. on December 1, 2015.
The United Nation's 21st climate change conference at Le Bourget near Paris on November 30, 2015. Almost 150 heads of state and representatives from 200 countries in attendance will attempt to negotiate a legally binding agreement to limit worldwide carbon emissions with the goal of keeping global warming under 2 degrees Celsius.
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