Anti-war group CODEPINK rallies outside the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, December 10, 2015. The demonstration came in response to Republican presidential candidate and real estate mogul, Donald Trump's call for a 'total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States' this past Monday, December 7. Trump's comments were criticized by both Republican and Democratic leaders.
Features photos from protests outside of City Hall after Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel addressed the City Council about the recent troubles in the Chicago Police Department in Chicago on December 9, 2015.
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.
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.
On November 30, 2015 China's capital maintained an "orange" air pollution alert, the second-highest level, closing highways, halting or suspending construction and prompting a warning to residents to stay indoors - all as climate talks begin in Paris.
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