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.
Demonstrators marched shutting down parts of State and Michigan Avenue to protest the 2014 police shooting of Laquan McDonald in Chicago on November 25, 2015. The 17-year old McDonald, who was armed with a small knife fleeing police, was shot 16 times by officer Jason Van Dyke on the night of October 20, 2014. The Chicago Police, in response to a judge's order, released the dash cam video on November 24, the same day that Van Dyke, who had been on desk-duty since the incident, was charged with first-degree murder and fired from the police force.
After meeting with his national security team President Barack Obama said there are no credible reports of a terror plot on the United States in statement at the White House in Washington, D.C. November 25, 2015.
President Barack Obama (L) and French President Francois Hollande vowed to step up their fight against the Islamic State during a joint press conference at the White House in Washington, D.C. on November 24, 2015.
Men armed with guns and grenades stormed into the Radisson Blu hotel in Mali's capital on November 20 firing automatic weapons and seizing more than 100 guests and staff in a hostage-taking that left at least 22 people dead.
Presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) spoke about the widening income gap, America's high prison population and higher education while outlining his presidential agenda at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. on November 19, 2015
Former United States Secretary of State and Democratic candidate for President of the United States Hillary Clinton called for continued airstrikes over Syria, disrupting and dismantling the terrorist group's infrastructure and hardening the United States defense against external and homegrown threats while speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations' Pratt House in New York City on November 19, 2015.
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