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Washington Post Hasan Minhaj’s harshest burns at the White House correspondents’ dinner Washington Post President Trump wasn’t there to roast in person at the White House correspondents’ dinner. But that didn’t stop the evening’s entertainer, Hasan Minhaj. The comedian said at one point that he was told not to go after the president (though White […]

The best lines from Hasan Minhaj at the WHCA

The best moments from comedian Hasan Minhaj at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

The Hill Congress eyes airline overhaul after United incident The Hill Congress is eyeing an overhaul of airline policies after a man was violently removed from a United Airlines flight earlier this month – and members will have plenty of bills to choose from. Capitol Hill has seen a flurry of action this week as […]

The two leaders had a “very friendly” phone call, touching on a number of issues.

Comedy, politics collide as Trump skips event

Comic blasts absent Trump at White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Elon Musk’s SpaceX has pushed back its launch of a mysterious satellite for the U.S. intelligence community because of a sensor issue.

USA TODAY Multiple fatalities reported as floods, tornadoes hit Midwest, Texas USA TODAY Multiple deaths are reported and numbers could rise Sunday after tornadoes and floods ripped through the Midwest and Texas on Saturday. At least one person in Missouri was killed Saturday as heavy thunderstorms and rain pummeled parts of the Midwest, … 7 killed […]

Kids take over Supreme Court steps

Kids sue the government over inaction on global warming.

SpaceX scrubbed a Sunday morning launch of a payload for the National Reconnaissance Office in one of the company’s earliest tests as a national security launch provider. The launch of the spy satellite, known as NROL-76, was scrubbed at 4:17 a.m. at Pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida….

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Dozens hospitalized after tornadoes hit Texas

Storm chaser Chris Collura describes destruction caused after tornadoes slam parts of Texas.

Pressure mounting for Venezuelan president

CNN’s Patrick Oppmann takes a look at recent weeks of protest and violence in Venezuela, where a desperate situation continues to deteriorate.

Bloomberg EU Throws Down Brexit Gauntlet to U.K. as Talks Edge Closer Bloomberg European Union governments threw down the gauntlet to the U.K. ahead of Brexit talks, listing demands Prime Minister Theresa May must satisfy before they will discuss the trade deal she wants and urging her to be more realistic in her expectations. Brexit: […]

Last week, the chairman of the House Oversight Committee, a loyal Republican, disclosed that President Trump’s former national security advisor probably broke the law when he accepted money from an arm of the Russian government. That’s a big deal — and not only because of what it says about the…

Last year my high school students and I took a Hidden History tour of New Orleans’ French Quarter with historian Leon A. Waters. He showed us overlooked, unmarked sites of African American and civil rights history among the neighborhood’s T-shirt shops and famed cast-iron balconies. The second-to-last…

On April 7, Gov. Jerry Brown officially declared California’s long drought over. On Echo Summit in the high Sierra, where the governor stood on bare ground two years earlier to announce mandatory water restrictions, there is now about 8 feet of snow. Up and down the state, reservoirs are brimming…