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White House correspondents ditch comedians, ask biographer to speak at annual dinner

Ron Chernow, who wrote a biography of Alexander Hamilton and consulted for the Broadway play “Hamilton,” acknowledge that he will be a change of pace for the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. “While I have never [...]
Iran Holds Annual Pro-Government Rallies After Economic Protests
Overtly political demonstrations are rare in Iran, where security services are omnipresent. Interior Minister Abdolrahman Rahmani Fazli urged Iranians on Saturday “not to participate in these illegal gatherings as they will create problems [...]
‘Are You Normal?’ Putin Asks U.S. Congress in Annual News Gathering
“This is all made up by people who oppose Trump to make his work look illegitimate,” Mr. Putin said, adding that there is a “deep state” in the United States that fosters hostility toward Moscow: “Do they want to ban all contact?” Asked [...]
Annual zombie walk bans fake weapons in wake of Las Vegas
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) – Prop weapons will not be permitted at Asbury Park’s Zombie Walk on Saturday. Organizers made the decision for the safety and comfort of all visitors in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas. In a statement, [...]
How an Annual Ballgame Has Kept Congress Civil
During the Congressional Baseball Game in 1975, Marty Russo, a Democrat from Illinois, charged around third base late in a tied game. The Democrats hadn’t beaten the Republicans in 12 years and a determined Russo was intent on scoring from [...]
Journalists from across Georgia honored at annual contest
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. (AP) – A south Georgia newspaper won a prestigious award for upholding principles of the First Amendment, and journalists across the state were honored in several categories in the Georgia Press Association’s Better [...]
Annual ride to honor Sandy Hook victims reverses course
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) – A team of 26 bicyclists is set to arrive in Newtown this weekend, putting a new twist on an annual ride to honor the victims of the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting. The riders have peddled from Newtown to Washington [...]

Rand Paul zings Trump administration in annual Festivus rant: “Haven’t seen this many billionaires in 1 place since I staked out Bilderbergs w/ Alex Jones”

Sen. Rand Paul, Republican from Kentucky, is continuing an annual Festivus tradition — an airing (or in his case tweeting) of grievances. What is Festivus, you ask? Heathen! It is a holiday created in a 1997 episode of “Seinfeld” [...]