Added June 04, 2011 with 9 photos
A group of demonstrators dance at the Jefferson Memorial a week after five demonstrators were forcefully arrested by U.S. Park Police for dancing inside the memorial. The group's purpose was to draw attention and defy a recent court ruling that forbids dancing at memorials.
Added June 02, 2011 with 11 photos
Former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney announced his presidential candidacy at Scamman Farm in Stratham, New Hampshire.
Added May 30, 2011 with 7 photos
Hundreds of thousands of bikers converge in Washington, D.C. during Memorial Day weekend to remember America's veterans, POWs and those MIA.
Added May 30, 2011 with 13 photos
President Barack Obama toured Joplin, Missouri, where a tornado tore through the town on May 23, leaving an estimated 139 dead and 39 still missing.
Added May 30, 2011 with 14 photos
Nationwide, the service of U.S. servicemen is being commemorated, whether it be by representative crosses, moments of silence or speeches and parades on Main Streets.
Added May 26, 2011 with 8 photos
Egypt will open the Rafah border crossing on a daily basis starting this weekend in a bid to ease the blockade on the Gaza Strip. The decision to reopen the crossing on a permanent basis was discussed at recent reconciliation meetings between Fatah and Hamas.
Added May 26, 2011 with 12 photos
Leaders from the Group of Eight met in France to discuss the Internet and the world economy, meeting with Google's Eric Schmidt, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and others.
Added May 24, 2011 with 12 photos
Boxing champion Muhammad Ali and other prominent Muslim leaders held a press conference to call on Iran to release American hikers Shane Bauer and Josh Fattal. Bauer, Fattal and Bauer's fiancee, Sarah Shourd, were arrested July 31, 2009, while hiking along an unmarked border between Iran and Iraqi Kurdistan, and accused of espionage.
Added May 24, 2011 with 7 photos
President Obama started a three-day visit to the United Kingdom by meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron at No. 10 Downing St.
Added May 24, 2011 with 25 photos
The death toll from Sunday's Joplin, Mo., tornado rose to 122, making it the eighth-deadliest tornado in U.S. history, the National Weather Service said. The Joplin tornado was upgraded to EF-5, the strongest on the Enhanced Fujita Scale, and its winds were in excess of 200 mph.
Added May 24, 2011 with 10 photos
After President Obama's address on the Middle East peace process, including a controversial call for Israel to return to its pre-1967 borders, Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu came to the U.S. to meet with Obama and address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC).
Added May 23, 2011 with 11 photos
President Obama spoke to AIPAC reaffirming U.S. support for Israel and calling for Israelis and Palestinians to seek a two-state solution. Meanwhile, Demonstrators held a rally outside the Justice Department demanding AIPAC be re-registered and re-regulated under the 1938 Foreign Agents Registration Act.
Added May 20, 2011 with 9 photos
U.S. President Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu pledged to work for Middle East peace despite differences about the discussion's parameters.
Added May 20, 2011 with 5 photos
Obama outlined his administration's accomplishments, including appointing two women to the Supreme Court and passing the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act, but said there was more to be done and asked for support for a second term.
Added May 19, 2011 with 13 photos
President Obama, providing a sweeping look at the Middle East and North Africa, said Thursday promoting democratic reform in the region is a top priority.
Added May 18, 2011 with 9 photos
Someone, although not a top leader, within the Pakistani government knew Osama bin Laden was hiding in-country, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said in a press conference today at the Pentagon.
Added May 17, 2011 with 5 photos
President Obama welcomed King Abdullah II of Jordan to the White House where they discussed the situation in the Middle East and the need for peace in the region.
Added May 17, 2011 with 11 photos
An international strategy for cyberspace, featuring norms for responsible behavior to promote a secure, open Internet, is unveiled in Washington.
Added May 16, 2011 with 12 photos
Rahm Emanuel, former Chief of Staff of the Obama administration, swore in as the mayor of Chicago, replacing Richard M. Daley, who had held the post since 1989.
Added May 16, 2011 with 16 photos
A New York judge Thursday granted former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn $1 Million bail following his formal indictment for sexual assault.
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