US President Donald Trump slammed protesters who demonstrated outside the White House on Thursday as he delivered his speech, sounding horns that could at times be heard by the speech attendees.
The Democratic-controlled US House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly to remove statues honouring those who upheld slavery or joined the Confederacy from the Capitol building, which houses statues selected by all 50 states.
The move came just days before Stone was to begin serving a 40-month prison sentence for lying to the US Congress, witness-tampering and obstructing the House investigation into whether Trump's campaign colluded with Russia to win the 2016 election.
The US president has launched repeated attacks on the Somali-American congresswoman and his Republican base seems to be backing him.
The wave of female candidates running for Congress in the 2018 midterm elections is expected to cause many upsets; in particular due to Democratic women dominating the race.
Democrat Gavin Newsom won his primary for California governor. But the contest for the US House of Representatives is the spotlight in the blue state as Democrats look to blunt Trump's presidency by taking control of the House.
James T. Hodgkinson railed against President Donald Trump and was a big supporter of Democratic senator Bernie Sanders. He was a member of many anti-Republican groups on Facebook, including one called "Terminate The Republican Party".
Democrats accuse Senate Intelligence Committee's Republican chairman of trying to prevent report on CIA's detention and interrogation program from being made public.
Neil Gorsuch, picked by President Donald Trump and confirmed by Republican-led Senate, was sworn in White House and is poised to have instant impact on a court once again dominated by conservatives.
At least 24 million Americans are expected to lose their health insurance if Obamacare is replaced with the Republican-backed American Health Care Act. The poor, the sick and the elderly are expected to suffer the most.
One of the biggest objectives of the new Republican administration is to repeal the outgoing president's signature healthcare programme.
Many women in the US are searching for an explanation as to how all the walls they have fought to dismantle, are now embodied in their president-elect Donald Trump.
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