First Lady Melania Trump called for the empowerment of women and tolerance of individuals of all backgrounds at an event honoring the winners of the State Department’s International Women of Courage Award on Wednesday in D.C.
In a speech at the BusinessWomen of California's annual conference in San Francisco, Hillary Clinton articulated disappointment about the election but spent most of her time on stage sounding defiant tones. She called the advancement of women's and girls' rights "the great unfinished business of the 21st century” and concluded her speech by saying that she would be out in public fighting for progress on those fronts.
British Prime Minister Theresa May formally notified the European Union of her country's desire to leave the bloc, setting in motion an unpredictable and fiercely complicated set of negotiations over the terms of departure and what comes after.
"The last few months haven’t been exactly what I envisioned, although I do know what I’m fighting for: I’m fighting for a fairer, big-hearted, inclusive America," former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said at the 28th Annual Professional Business Women of California conference on March 28, 2017 in San Francisco. "The unfinished business of the 21st century can’t wait any longer," she added. "Now is the time to demand the progress we want to see… and I’ll be right there with you every step of the way.” Read more on TIME.com.
President Donald Trump signed a sweeping executive order intended to shift the direction of U.S. environmental policy and begin the process of undoing some of the most significant Obama-era environmental regulations.
An Iraqi runs through a destroyed building as Iraqi forces battle with Islamic State militants, in the Somod neighborhood in western Mosul, Iraq, on March 27, 2017.
Photograph by Suhaib Salem—@reuters.
A Nepalese army soldier demonstrates his horse riding skills during the Ghode Jatra festival, an annual horse festival in Kathmandu, Nepal, on March 27, 2017. According to legend, the festival is held to celebrate the victory over a demon named Tundi and people believe that the clamor of horses' hooves during the festival keeps the demon's spirit away.
Photograph by Niranjan Shrestha—@ap.images.
The family of an American tourist who was killed in the terrorist attack in London last week said they are inspired to think positively and not harbor hate against the assailant because it’s what their slain loved one would have done.
Kurt Cochran was one of four people who died after Khalid Masood plowed into a crowd of pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and then went on a stabbing spree outside Parliament last Wednesday, officials said. The 54-year-old Utah man and his wife, Melissa — who was injured but survived — were celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary.
Read more on TIME.com.
Video source: AP.
Giant Panda twin cubs Fu Feng and Fu Ban, who were born on Aug. 7, 2016, are seen in their enclosure at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria on March 23, 2017. ⠀
Photograph by Heinz-Peter Bader—@reuters.
Lava flows from a volcano into the ocean in Hawaii.
Hot air balloons glide in the sky during a trip over the historical Cappadocia region in Nevsehir, Turkey on March 22. ⠀
Since 1988, hot air balloons in Cappadocia have helped to significantly boost tourism in the region. ⠀
Cappadocia is preserved as a UNESCO World Heritage site and is famous for its chimney rocks, hot air balloon trips, underground cities and boutique hotels carved into rocks.
Photograph by Firat Yurdakul for Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (@gettyimages).
Republican lawmakers on Friday pulled the health care reform bill that had been presented to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, abandoning the plan after it became clear Republicans lacked the votes for it to pass.
Since the first successful test of a nuclear weapon on July 16, 1945, more than 2,100 other blasts have been set off in the air, underground and on outdoor test towers, for a total explosive yield of more than 540 megatons—the destructive equivalent of more than half a billion tons of TNT. Now, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory has begun releasing digitized videos of the thousands of films taken of American tests conducted over the decades—particularly during the peak of the Cold War.
President Donald Trump climbed into the cab of a Mack truck parked on the lawn Thursday to welcome trucking industry representatives to the White House. He pretended to drive the truck as onlookers took photos and clapped. He tooted the horn at least six times.
Thousands across the world paid tributes to the victims of yesterday's terror attack in London.
Video source: AP and CNN Newsource.
Today's vote on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act will be the first major test of President Trump's approach to Congress. He's spent days twisting arms and cajoling lawmakers to back the bill.
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A 6,800-ton South Korean ferry emerged from the water on March 23, 2017, nearly three years after it capsized and sank into violent seas off the country's southwestern coast, an emotional moment for the country that continues to search for closure to one of its deadliest disasters ever. More than 300 people — most of whom were students on a high school trip — died when the Sewol sank on April 16, 2014. Read more on TIME.com.
The finale of @BBCamerica’s series Planet Earth II, which airs on March 25 at 9 p.m. ET, focuses on a habitat one might not expect the show to examine: cities. "[The episode starts] by looking at the urban environment through the eyes of animals, from the perspective of animals," explains producer Fredi Devas. "Then at the end of the film we change perspective and say that we are humans, we are the architects of this world, so the way we design it, we can either choose to welcome wildlife in, or banish it." Read more on TIME.com.
British Prime Minister Theresa May called the attacks "sick and depraved" and said it "was no accident," that the attacker chose parliament. "The terrorist chose to strike at the heart of our capital city, where people of all nationalities, religions and cultures come together to celebrate the values of liberty, democracy and freedom of speech," she said.
May praised the efforts of police and emergency services and paid tribute to the police officer who was killed.
Video source: AP.
Jesus' tomb has officially reopened at a ceremony in Jerusalem's Old City on Wednesday after a nine month and $4 million restoration.
Young men climb or sit on a scaffolding as Turkish Kurds gather for Newroz celebrations for the new year in Diyarbakir, southeastern Turkey, on March 21, 2017.
(LONDON) — A vehicle mowed down pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge, killing at least one woman and leaving others with injuries described as catastrophic. Around the same time Wednesday, a knife-wielding attacker stabbed a police officer and was shot on the grounds outside Britain's Parliament, sending the compound into lockdown. Read more on TIME.com.
Britain's Parliament was locked down after a police officer was stabbed and witness reports of a vehicle mowing down several people on the nearby Westminster Bridge. London police said they were treating it as a "terrorist incident until we know otherwise." Read more on TIME.com.
A woman assist an injured person after an incident on Westminster Bridge in London on March 22, 2017.
Photograph by Toby Melville—@reuters.
An aerial view of a world-renowned inland salt lake known as the "Dead Sea of China" in Yuncheng, Shanxi Province, on March 20, 2017.
The change in color is caused by microscopic organisms that appear in salt water during the warmer seasons. Lakes elsewhere in the U.S., France and Iran sometimes see similar effects.
Photograph by Shang Jianzhou—VCG/Getty Images (@gettyimages)
President Trump signed a bill into law on March 21 that authorizes almost $20 billion in spending for NASA for the current budget year and updates the agency's mission to add the exploration of Mars as a goal. A group of lawmakers and astronauts gathered around Trump in the Oval Office to watch him sign the bill.
Video source: CNN
A passenger plane crash-landed and burned in northwestern South Sudan on Monday, but all 49 passengers and crew members survived. "The plane touched down and then jumped up again. The pilot couldn't control it," the airport's acting manager told the Associated Press. "I saw it until the very last moment before the fire engulfed the aircraft." The door flew open when the plane crashed, he added, allowing the pilot and rescue crews to get everyone out. Read the full story on Time.com.
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“We're in a moment where funding for the arts is in danger, and it shows how urgent it is and how important art is to speak about society,” says Christopher Y. Lew, a co-curator for the 2017 Whitney Biennial, which runs through June 11 at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City. The project is an exhibit displayed every two years that surveys the current state of American art.
Lew and his co-curator Mia Locks researched this year's collection during the presidential election. As a result, the turbulence of the current political era is clearly reflected in the art represented in the exhibit.
Watch the full video on TIME.com.
Video by Arpita Aneja and Joyce Lee.
The Department of Justice and the FBI have "no evidence" to support President Trump's unfounded and widely-dismissed claim that President Barack Obama wiretapped him, FBI Director James Comey said.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge, look through the clock at Musée d'Orsay during an official two-day visit to Paris, on March 18, 2017.
Photograph by Chris Jackson—@gettyimages.
A visitor walks below cherry blossoms in Wuhan University, in central China's Hubei province on March 14, 2017. ⠀
Photograph by STR—@afpphoto/@gettyimages.
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