French president Emmanuel Macron is in Washington for three days of meetings with President Trump. There will be a state dinner Tuesday night and on Wednesday, he’ll speak to a joint session of Congress. Why does he seem so eager to be closer to Trump?
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Senator Bernie Sanders has been building a media empire, with hundreds of video clips, interviews and Facebook Live events in the last year. Millions of people tune into his talks about single payer health care, the depravity of the Trump team and corporate media.
A feather craze in the Victorian era made rare birds a hot commodity and the obsession of men who tie flies for fly fishing. But fly tying is an art form that inspired a daring heist of rare birds nearly a decade ago when a young musician named Edwin Rist broke into England’s Natural History Museum at Tring to steal dead birds.
Image of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greets students gathering outside the U.S. Capitol as part of a nationwide walk-out of classes to demand stricter gun laws in Washington, U.S., March 14, 2018. (REUTERS/Jim Bourg)
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