Trump Will Be First President In 36 Years To Skip White House Correspondents Dinner

President Trump announced Saturday afternoon that he would break from a decades-old tradition and skip the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner scheduled for April 29. "I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted. The annual dinner, sometimes referred to — affectionately and derisively — in Washington as "Nerd Prom," honors journalism with awards and scholarships. The...

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Kingston Residents Hold Congressional Town Hall Without Faso

Earlier this week, constituents in New York’s North Country held a town hall without their congressional representative, Republican Elise Stefanik. Organized by a progressive group on Friday, residents of Republican Congressman John Faso’s 19 th District did the same in Kingston.

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President Trump announced Saturday afternoon that he would break from a decades-old tradition and skip the annual White House Correspondents' Association Dinner scheduled for April 29.

"I will not be attending the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner this year. Please wish everyone well and have a great evening!" Trump tweeted.

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South Africa Xenophobic Attacks

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Tom Perez Elected As New DNC Chair

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Consider this your semi-regular reminder that, well, space is pretty neat.

If you're in the southern hemisphere and you happen to look up Sunday morning — or, for everyone else, if you happen to have Internet access — you may have the chance to see an annular solar eclipse. Unlike a total solar eclipse, this one will leave just a sliver of sunlight shining at the rim of the moon's shadow as passes between Earth and the sun.

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