The day in photos from around the world.
The annual Easter egg roll became a White House tradition after egg rolls on the Capitol grounds were prohibited due to the 1876 Turf Protection Law. Alerted to the plight of the children, President Rutherford B. Hayes opened the gates to the South Lawn for the festivities in 1878.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host the annual White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, a fire rages through Philippine slums, runners return to the Boston Marathon, and more in today’s daily brief.
Look back at photos taken by official White House photographers in 2013 with commentary from Pete Souza.
First lady Michelle Obama officially opened the holiday season at the White House on Wednesday, importing Chicago talent to style the world’s most famous home into a winter wonderland.
LONDON (Reuters) – A new generation of global activists have embraced the image of a 17th century English Catholic traitor whose arrest and gruesome execution is still celebrated across Britain every year by burning his effigy.
Siamese twin girls born in the West Bank city of Hebron, Glenn Close visits the White House for mental illness conference, flooding in Europe and more in today’s daily brief.
April 1 Photo Brief: Easter Egg roll at the White House, Kid President prank, RIP Pattycake the NYC gorilla, Watering of the Girls
Easter Egg roll at the White House, Kid President April Fools’ Day prank, RIP Pattycake the NYC gorilla, Watering of the Girls Easter tradition and more in today’s daily brief. Warning: Some photos may depict injury and/ or violence.
Browse pictures of the festivities surrounding the official start to President Obama’s second term, including inaugural balls and the week of preparations in Washington, D.C.
On Jan. 21, Barack Obama will be sworn in, for a second time, in the fifty-seventh inaugural ceremonies in our nation’s capital. Look back at past presidential inaugurations from the archives. Photos include Franklin D. Roosevelt, Calvin Coolidge, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.