President Barack Obama on Thursday bestowed the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Joe Biden, the man he called “the finest vice president we have ever seen.” The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the nation’s highest civil honor.
The day in pictures around the world.
Fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, the start of the world’s largest election, protests in Jerusalem | April 10
Obama commemorates the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act, around 815 million people have registered to vote in India – the world’s biggest election, ultra-Orthodox Jewish men and youths protest the jailing of a Jewish seminary student, and more in today’s daily brief.
Jan. 17 Daily Brief: Chile rallies against their government, Berlin Fashion Week, Mexican vigilantes, full moon over Statue of Freedom
NATO in Kabul, Westminster Abbey, a military memorial service, Obama speaks NSA and more in today’s daily brief.
Look back at photos taken by official White House photographers in 2013 with commentary from Pete Souza.
Israeli police clash with Palestinians after Friday prayers in Jerusalem, models keep strutting their stuff at New York Fashion Week, protests against U.S. action in Syria continue and more in today’s daily brief.
Deceased garment workers’ family members and friends observe the three-month anniversary of the collapse of a factory in Bangladesh and people grieve after an earthquake in China kills at least 94, in today’s daily brief.