White House on lockdown after shooting reported nearby.
A security scare at a rally for Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in Oakland, Calif., on May 30, caused Secret Service agents to jump onstage as protesters were carried away. "We don't get intimidated easily," Sanders said afterwards.
"I could just call them dumb people, or maybe even a bad word. The 'S' word."
U.S. President Barack Obama laid a wreath on Monday at the Tomb of the Unknowns at Arlington National Cemetery in observance of Memorial Day.
emocratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders held a rally in Visalia, California on Sunday, where he made a bid to earn the votes of farm workers ahead of the state's June 7 primary. He told voters that farmers should not be exempt from labor law.
Iraqi troops are closing in on Falluja, in what is shaping up to be the biggest ever fight against Islamic State.
Gary Johnson, former Republican governor of New Mexico, is the 2016 presidential pick for the Libertarian Party.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump paid tribute to U.S. veterans on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial over the holiday weekend.
Former Republican governor from New Mexico and Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson threw his hat in the ring during a convention in Orlando where he slammed his Republican and Democratic rivals.
Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders repeats his call for a debate with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
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