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Here's What To Know About What's Happening In Iran

By Madhuri Sathish
International relations are always complicated, but President Donald Trump's most recent move in Iran is extra troubling. On Thursday, Jan. 2, the Pentagon confirmed Iranian General Qassem Soleimani had been killed in a drone strike ordered by…
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Doctors Without Borders Provides Mental Health Aid To Countries In Need. Here’s Why That’s Important.

By Zoë Leverant
When we read news about the consequences of war, natural disasters, and other humanitarian crises, the first things that often come to mind are the physical effects: destroyed homes, displaced people, and life-threatening injuries and illnesses.…

Twitter Went Off About Kamala Harris & Tulsi Gabbard's Exchange At The Debate

By Shelby Black and Madhuri Sathish
Well everyone, it's that time again. On Wednesday, Nov. 20, the qualified ten presidential candidates took the stage in Atlanta, Georgia for the next round of Democratic debates. Everyone showed up ready for drama, but these tweets about Tulsi…

A High Level Mike Pence Aide Just Testified About The Ukraine Call

By Shelby Black
On Tuesday, Nov. 19, two key witnesses took the stand in front of the House Intelligence Committee to testify as a part of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence, appeared…

This 1 Word Kamala Harris Uses Is A Huge Deal For Women In Politics

By Lilli Petersen
As of 2019, there’s one clear and definitive thing you can say about American politics: 45 out of 45 U.S. presidents have been men. And unfortunately, what you see is what you believe — or at the very least, what you get used to. Internal biases are…

Twitter Loves Nancy Pelosi's Petty Response To Trump's "Meltdown" Insult

By Madhuri Sathish
On Oct. 16, lawmakers met with President Trump and members of his administration to discuss a House resolution about the United States military's pull-out from Syria. The meeting ended when Congressional Democrats walked out, on the basis that Trump…

Here's Everything You Should Know Before Seeing Netflix's 'The Spy'

By Ani Bundel
It is a truth universally acknowledged that spy and espionage TV shows will always be popular on the small screen. From the 1950s Spycatcher to the 1960s Secret Agent Man, these stories of men (and women) going undercover have always fascinated…

People Are Furious Over This Video Of Trump Meeting Activist Nadia Murad

By Madhuri Sathish
President Donald Trump is facing backlash for awkward comments, once again. According to The Washington Post, on Wednesday, July 17, the president met with survivors of religious persecution from countries including China, Myanmar, Iraq, North…

You Can Help Refugees Right From Your Phone With Tarjimly's Translation App

By Hannah Golden
Making a difference in the world can seem like a daunting task: Sure, most people want to give their time and money to causes they care about, but what if you're short on both? Now, social-cause apps are solving the problem by making it easier to do…

This Report About How Much "Executive Time" Trump Takes Is Kind Of Scary

By Hannah Golden
Though President Donald Trump's unorthodox approach to his presidency is a well-established topic, a new report by Axios reverberated across Washington on Sunday as it revealed most of the president's schedule for the last three months, and let's…

Tom Hanks Narrated The Most Emotional Commercial At The Super Bowl

By Lizzy Rosenberg
While the actual Super Bowl game may have been — well — somewhat uneventful this year, the commercials have been top notch, in my personal opinion. Some of them have been absolutely hilarious, while others have been a little creepy and possibly…

Get To Know This Woman Tossing Her Hat In The 2020 Presidential Race

By Chelsea Stewart
The 2020 presidential election is nearly two years away, but people are already lining up to take on President Trump. The latest person to toss their hat in the 2020 race is Tulsi Gabbard, a Democrat from Hawaii who has served in Congress since…

Twitter Is Letting Trump Jr. Have It For Comparing The Border Wall To Zoo Enclosures

By Chelsea Stewart
Well, it's safe to say Donald Trump Jr. hasn't turned over a new leaf in 2019. He delivered yet another controversial comment on Wednesday, Jan. 9, when he shared an Instagram post that compared his father's proposed border wall with zoo enclosures.…

Rashida Tlaib's Traditional Palestinian Gown At Her Swearing-In Has People Cheering

By Daniella Bondar
The newly-elected women of Congress are not done piling on the history-making moments. The 2018 midterm elections saw some major groundbreaking victories, including Rashida Tlaib's win for Michigan's 13th District that made her the first Palestinian…

Vladimir Putin Sent Trump A Christmas Message, Because It's Basically Tradition Now

By Hannah Golden
While the president celebrated the holidays at the White House, he apparently received some holiday greetings, and apparently they weren't all of the family-photo variety. Among the letters and cards, Russian President Vladimir Putin's Christmas…

Donald Trump's Christmas Speech Had A Lot To Say About This Country's "Disgrace"

By Shelby Black
Let's admit it, the holiday season is truly the best time of year. From bright lights to festive cheer, there's so many reasons to celebrate this wintery time. So, to kick off Santa's arrival, Donald Trump's Christmas 2018 speech is all about…

Here's What You Need To Know About Donald Trump's New Acting Secretary Of Defense

By Mehak Anwar
On Sunday, Dec. 23, President Donald Trump announced Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is slated to leave his current position on Jan. 1, 2019. This announcement comes three days after Mattis' resignation over a difference in policy views with President…

Donald Trump's Defense Secretary's Resignation Subtly Called Out The President

By Chelsea Stewart
When it comes to White House departures, some go quietly and others go, um, not so quietly. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is the latest person to resign from his position, sending in a letter on Dec. 20 that pulled no punches. Although Jim Mattis'…

Trump's Move To Withdraw Troops From Syria Is Already Controversial & Here's Why

By Hannah Golden
On Wednesday, Dec. 19, President Donald Trump announced that he'd be removing U.S. troops from Syria. But many people are taking issue with both the president's decision and his underlying reasoning for doing so. So why is Trump pulling troops out…

The Number Of Americans Who Celebrate Hanukkah Is Kind Of Impressive

By Daniella Bondar
During the month of December most of the attention is focused on Christmas. Most of the retail and holiday novelty items are geared towards Christmas but, while nothing compared to the 90-something percent of people who celebrate Christmas, there's…

Donald Trump's Strange Tweet Questioning If 'SNL' Is Committing "Collusion?" Is A Lot

By Lizzy Rosenberg
On Dec. 15, Saturday Night Live's last episode of 2018 started out with a cold open aimed at President Donald Trump, and from the looks of Twitter, it seems as though he wasn't too excited about it. Between the show's "It's A Wonderful Trump" cold…

Donald Trump Retweeted A Fake Mike Pence Account, Because What's Fact-Checking?

By Daniella Bondar
Ever think to yourself that 2018 can't possibly get any weirder? Well, I'm sorry to break it to you, but it has. It's no secret that President Donald Trump spends a good chunk of his day tweeting. But while his musings are mostly his own original…

Twitter Is Completely Stunned By Trump's Wild Press Conference After The Midterms

By Daniella Bondar
The midterm elections are over and now it's time to watch the current White House staff comment on the wins and losses. With the Republicans keeping the Senate and the Democrats taking the House, the country was waiting for President Donald Trump's…

These Two Groundbreaking Victories Are Putting The First Muslim Women In Congress

By Daniella Bondar
A record number of women decided to run for office in 2018 and hopefully change the face of politics. Amongst them were Rashida Tlaib of Michigan's 13th District and Ilhan Omar of Minnesota's 5th District, who made history when they won their…

These 4 Millennials Who Changed Their Political Party Explain Why It Matters To Them

By Shelby Black
With the November midterm elections quickly coming to their finale, people all over the nation are speaking out about how much impact this election cycle could have on the country. Although political party affiliation may not impact the voting…

Trump Says 15,000 Troops Could Be Sent To The Border, Which Seems Like Overkill

By Hannah Golden
As a caravan of migrants from Central America continues to make its way north, President Donald Trump wants to send 15,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, he says, to assist border patrol agents there. Elite Daily reached out to the DHS and the…

Lindsay Lohan Was Apparently Attacked After Accusing A Family Of Child Trafficking & I Can't

By Chelsea Stewart
Just when you thought Lindsay Lohan had reached her peak of bizarre moments, she pulls a fast one on you and shakes up the world with yet another wild antic. This time, Lindsay Lohan made child trafficking allegations against a random family while…

The Differences Between Donald Trump & Barack Obama's UN Security Council Meetings Are Clear

By Shelby Black
On Wednesday, Sept. 26, President Donald Trump took the stage at the United Nations in New York City to kick off the meeting of the UN Security Council at the UN General Assembly. And while it was Trump's first time chairing the meeting, he had some…

The Trump Admin. Is Now Picking Fights With The Court Prosecuting War Crimes

By Shelby Black
On Monday, Sept. 10, White House National Security Adviser John Bolton made a bold announcement that is making waves across the nation. According to NPR, the Trump administration is threatening the International Criminal Court (ICC), an…

This State Might Have Just Elected The Country's First Muslim Woman In Congress

By Daniella Bondar
The 2018 election cycle has seen a record number of women running for positions in the House, the Senate, or for governor. But upping the overall percentage of women in government isn't the only record being broken. After the Democratic primaries…