Congress Wednesday night approved a bipartisan deal to reopen the government and extend the nation’s $16.7 trillion debt ceiling into early next year, a measure that will send tens of thousands of federal employees in Maryland back to work.
Obama heads a soccer ball, rubber ducky replicas in China, the Palio di Siena race in Italy and more in today’s daily brief.
President Obama visits Nelson Mandela in South Africa, Myanmar’s tallest man stands at 7 feet 5 inches tall, the rise of women boxers in Spain and more in today’s daily brief.
June 19 Photo Brief: A tea party at the Capitol, baby kissing at the Vatician and war exercises in Jordan
Tea Party members hold a rally at the U.S. Capitol against the IRS, Pope Francis kisses a baby during his weekly audience in Vatican Square, large scale military exercises take place in Jordan involving 19 countries and more in today’s daily brief.
1400 Harley-Davidson motorcycles prepare to be blessed in St. Peter’s square, hard rock fans jam out at the Download music festival in England, “unwanted human urban people” go on display in Vienna and more in today’s daily brief.
Bodyguard training camp in China, flooding continues in Europe, 2013 Brazil Miss and Mister Fitness contest and more in today’s daily brief.
From visiting victims in Moore, Oklahoma to justifying the administration’s counterterrorism policy and visiting Baltimore on his Middle Class Jobs and Opportunity Tour, a selection of photos highlighting the activities of U.S. President Obama in the month of May.
April 18 Photo Brief: A white lion cub hangs out, hairdressing art in the Ukraine and spring flooding in Illinois
A white lion cub makes his debut in France, an international hairdressing art show in Kiev, spring rains cause flooding in areas around Chicago and more in today’s daily brief.
U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem, the world observes World Water Day with the theme “Water Cooperation,” adepts of Sufism, a mystical form of Islam, self-pierce to earn salvation, a pet tiger plays with a keeper at an Indonesian school and more in today’s daily brief.
‘These tragedies must end’ says President Obama as Connecticut community copes in aftermath of shooting
Memorials sprang up, and U.S. flags were flown at half-staff a day after 28 people, including 20 children, were killed in a shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut. On Sunday, President Barack Obama, Conn. Governor Dannel Malloy, and a united clergy spoke at an interfaith vigil to console a community and nation shaken by tragedy.